Dramatical Murder Western Release Announcement!

I'm sorry I am a little late to the party on this announcement but July 4th, 2018, Jast Blue made the announcement on Twitter that they will be officially releasing an English version of cult classic cyberpunk yaoi classic game Dramatical Murder with a simple post simply saying coming soon. This is huge news for the … Continue reading Dramatical Murder Western Release Announcement!


School Days – Secretly Brilliant?

Hard to believe it now, but this was the first review I ever worked on for Yaoi Playground and it was not even yaoi related. Yes, I posted This Boy Caught A Merman review first but this was the first post I worked on and I am still really proud of how it turned out!

Yaoi Playground

So we have an anime based on a popular visual novel game series that is infamous for its bad endings… So the question I must ask is ‘What were you expecting from an anime adaptation of the series?’

When people talk about anime adaptations of visual novels most people will talk about animes like Kanon, Air or Clannad. Stories that pull at your heartstrings but in the end there is a happy ending, I mean it’s an emotional journey but you get there in the end with your emotions mostly intact.

But what if those happy true ends are not what the fans of the series enjoy? What if they are after something that delves into the darker side of romance? Emotional abuse to the point of a psychotic breakdown, moral standings that quite frankly just are not there and the emotional journey of growing up and having to learn…

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I can only do what I yearn to Do! Otaku Teacher Review

I have been doing a massive clean up of my older reviews over the last couple of days and just finished re-editing one of my very first blog posts. A lot happier with it now and re-reading and editing this post has helped me see just how much I have improved since I started blogging. This post, in particular, has also reminded me as to why I started blogging again and has reminded me to stick with my passions!

Yaoi Playground

2015 was a very hard year for me and my family. I will not go into the details of the current situation because these were and still are a very personal family issue. Because of this, I ended up using anime and other media as an escape from what I had to deal with in the real world. I had a lot of days where I just wanted to sit down and watch something and just forget my problems for a while and just by the end of it have a huge smile on my face and other days I just wanted to lie in bed and watch nothing.

There were three anime last year that put a smile on my face and made me forget my problems for a while and the second one was Assassination Classroom, but I don’t plan on reviewing that until the second season is…

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