Close this World. Open the Next Lain was one of the first anime character I ever felt a connection with, strange right? Well if you don’t know Lain then maybe it doesn’t sound strange. As fans of any medium we will find characters we identify with. We see our courage and morals in the valiant hero of an action series or the worse parts of … Continue reading Serialize Thyself – I am Lain
I won’t be reviewing many video games here, not to say that I don’t enjoy video games but I am more of a casual gamer than anything serious, but I just really wanted to talk about this game that it seems none of my friends have even heard of, which is a shame because this game has been so much fun to play! Vampire-like monsters … Continue reading Let’s Strip’em in Akiba!
I know it’s nothing too exciting to report but Yaoi Playground has just hit 10 followers for the blog! As I said ten is not really that big of a number but to know that I have a growing audience just puts a smile on my face. I don’t know what exactly I was expecting when I started this blog, honestly I just wanted to … Continue reading Thankyou for the Support!
A lot can hang on the power of a first impression. From getting a job, to dating to finding a new anime to sit down and watch we judge many things on our first impression. It is because of this that I see many anime fans going by what they call ‘The Three Episode Rule’; if an anime has caught their interest within the first … Continue reading The Art of the First Impression and My Hero Academia
One thing I must admit I worry about when I write reviews here on my blog is whether as a fan I can be subjective enough to give a good review of something, and not entirely let my emotional connection to a piece influence me completely when critiquing something. What do I mean by this? Well say I was to review something that was critically … Continue reading Will the Phoenix Wright Anime Welcome Newcomers or is it just fan Pandering?
I have found myself within the last month watching a lot if anime with short episodes, and when I say short I mean it, most of them don’t even hit the ten-minute mark. Orenchi no Furo Jijo, She and Her Cat ~Everything Flows~ and even Makura no Danshi to name a few. (The last I will admit has become a somewhat guilty pleasure of mine, … Continue reading This Boy is a Professional Wizard – Anime Review
So I’ve kind of come to a decision about Yaoi Playground here. At the beginning of each month I’m going to be posting an update to let everyone know about what I’m working on for the blog and how I think things are going. (plus it gives me an excuse to share some of my favorite Starscream art in the featured image 😛 ) First … Continue reading April Update