Here’s something I haven’t written about, but I would like to. I’ve brought up soundtracks a few times in my reviews, but really, it’s not that often. For many anime series, I feel like the soundtrack doesn’t really stick out. Which isn’t necessarily a bad thing. But as you may know thanks to other series, a good soundtrack can make a huge difference in the enjoyment and even memorability of an anime.Continue reading “The Power of Soundtracks in Anime”
Once again I wanted to write something, and now that I’ve managed to finally catch the little moth that kept appearing and disappearing in my room, I can focus on my laptop without the moth dive bombing into my face from the darkness.
But I wasn’t sure of what to write about, as always. Didn’t see any real good writing prompts to work off of and couldn’t think of anything, but I’ve been keeping my eyes open anyways.
So it’s just a general purpose blog post this time around.Continue reading “Blog Post #649”
Haven’t been watching too much anime recently, and haven’t thought of anything I really wanted to write about lately. But, I wanted to write something, so I figured I’d do something a little different from the old anime word association that I’ve done before.
Instead of associating anime to random words, I’ve got a random question generator to use and try to associate the questions to an anime. And hopefully answer them as well.
We’ll see how it goes anyways, I’m not sure what sort of questions we’ll get from this, but let’s find out.Continue reading “Anime Question Association Round 1”
Felt like writing a blog post, so here we are.
Since moving to Japan a lot has changed in my life. I mean really I could never have fully anticipated how everything would go. I’ve made attempts to go out and do more, learn more, experience more. And compared to how I was in Canada, I’d say I’ve managed to do much more on that front.
But anyways, there have been some unexpected changes, some of which I could never have expected.
So I’ll share some of those with you all.Continue reading “Unexpected changes in my life after moving to Japan.”
Pretty straightforward question, I think.
Although many shows actually do a pretty good job at showing us backstory when it’s necessary, or one isn’t necessary at all (like many isekai anime).
Anyways, I managed to think of a few titles that could have interesting prequels.Continue reading “Writing Prompt: If you could make a prequel season of a show, which would you choose and why?”
Recently, I had a thought in regards to anime and it’s current commercial nature. As we know in the West, anime is something we consume typically either in the form of physical media (DVDs, Blu-Rays, etc.) or on the Internet. And I’d wager that the Internet is by far the largest channel through which we consume anime.
But in Japan, obviously that’s not quite the case. Anime is still heavily restricted and commercialized via major broadcast networks, and it’s main channel of distribution is TV.
The question is, how long will it remain this way?Continue reading “The Future of Commercial Anime”
While I first came to Tokyo, Japan on March 13th, 2020, I didn’t leave Tokyo until the end of the month. So this year, during the spring break, I was able to re-visit Tokyo, pretty much at the exact same time I was there last year.
I was able to meet with friends and do some fun things, so I figured I’d share some of the pictures I took here!Continue reading “Re-visiting Tokyo”
Alright, so just like my last call for questions, with my Q&A post, it seems we’ve got another huge list of questions to get through. Thanks to all of you for submitting these questions, it means so much for me.
I just searched “anime questions” on Google and used this post, thanks for the questions.Continue reading “I’m Yomu, CEO / Lead Writer / Director / Editor / Developer / Advisor / Trainer / Artist / Chief Architect / Lead Design for the Umai Yomu Anime Blog. Ask Me Anything!”
You know, it’s been a while since I’ve read some of my fan mail.
It’s just been piling up. I really do feel guilty about not responding.
I’ve actually just been tossing them after 30 days.
But now, it’s time I gave some of my fans some attention.
I’m sure the only reason you’re writing in is for a shot at being featured on the blog in the first place!!
It’s tough being popular, but we’ll get through this, together!Continue reading “Yomu Reads More Fan Mail”
As you all know, I recently put out a call for questions to celebrate the Umai Yomu Anime Blog’s existence. And you delivered, more than I could have imagined!
So thank you to all of you for such great questions, giving me something to write about here in a post. I hope you all enjoy my answers to your awesome questions! 🙂Continue reading “Community Q&A Extravaganza!”