Over the past couple of weeks I have been watching 'Everyday life with Monster Girls' on CrunchyRoll and strangely enough finding myself enjoying the series and getting a good laugh... even though I can clearly see how bad the series is, so I suppose then it would be a guilty pleasure for me. This got … Continue reading What defines a ‘Guilty Pleasure’?
When I was but a newbie to the wonderful world of yaoi I happened to stumble upon an art book while on a trip into the city to explore a shop I had been told sold manga and anime items, sadly the store no longer exists but I still have the beautiful art book I … Continue reading Kiss of Fire – An Introduction to the work of Youka Nitta
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 … 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 … 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 … 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'; … 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? … Continue reading Will the Phoenix Wright Anime Welcome Newcomers or is it just fan Pandering?