Spring 2018 | Midseason Musings

The Spring 2018 anime season is halfway finished!

Continue reading “Spring 2018 | Midseason Musings”

In Defense of Uma Musume – Pretty Derby, Moe Anthropomorphism, and Homages

From battleships to animals, making inanimate objects and fundamental concepts into cute girls is very much an anime thing.

Continue reading “In Defense of Uma Musume – Pretty Derby, Moe Anthropomorphism, and Homages”

AIdol – Visual Novel Review

ebi-hime, with the help of talented artist Melowbee and skilled composer Mock Off, has released a visual novel that’s about virtual idols, cosplaying, and friendship! What did The Lily Garden think about her latest release?

Continue reading “AIdol – Visual Novel Review”

Spare a Thought for the Nameless Side Characters in Anime

Like it or not, they’re the unsung heroes in many narratives. Or, at the very least, they play important supporting roles despite being, well, not very important in the grand scheme of things.

Continue reading “Spare a Thought for the Nameless Side Characters in Anime”

The Lily Podcast – Episode 4

Continue reading “The Lily Podcast – Episode 4”