It’s a common misconception that anime is meant for little children. All over the world, animation is mostly geared towards a younger audience, but for the Japanese, this isn’t always the case.
Whenever I hear, ‘Anime is just like cartoons’, my skin crawls and it takes all of my self control not to flip some tables and rage!
Anime is far from just children’s cartoons. There are multiple genres that are geared towards different people and age-groups.
For example, Kodomomuke is meant for little kids.. Shojo is geared towards teen girls and Shonen for teen boys. And then you have darker more mature genres of anime, Josei and Seinen for older girls and boys, respectively.
In this post, I’ll share with you some darker more mature anime that will hopefully change your perspective and get you hooked!
There have been times in our lives, when we were distraught – bawling our eyes out, snot covering our faces, and a soaking pillow- all this not because of a distressful life event, but something a bit more important, i.e., a sad, morbid, morose, excruciatingly painful film.
I cry at the slightest display of emotion, therefore, watching sad movies is sort of dangerous for my system. But nonetheless, Peach and I can’t exist without ’em!
So, get your pajamas all ready, pillows all mussed and squeezed within an inch of their lives, because the following list of Korean movies is your ticket to the Teardom of Pain! *Dun Dun Dunnn*
Anime is an integral part of my childhood, and my fallback through awkward puberty and teenage angst! Coming of age anime is a must if you want to reminisce about childhood days, and if you’re still in those days, then there’s much to be learned from them!
So I bring to you, my list of Top 5 coming of age anime!
Now we’ve all been acquainted with Naruto, Bleach, Death Note, One Piece and the like. So I’m choosing to overlook these illustrious gems!
by Kuma (곰: bear)
Learning a new language is a big and important step in life. It reflects your willingness to accept an entirely alternative culture and its people’s traditions, rituals, and practices.
Since peach and I have a soft spot for all things Asian, we are forever going to be learning Korean and Japanese, for as long as we shall exist! ^_^
For any and all of those interested or willing to learn the fundamentals of Korean language, given that you too are a bit obsessive about K-drama and K-pop, or even otherwise, I am here to help! Just follow the guidelines below, and you’ll be golden!
South Korea might not be the largest country out there, but it has surely had a huge impact on all of us!
Kdrama and Kpop have introduced Korean food, culture, and language to the world, and have left us all wishing we could hop on a plane and get to Seoul, faster than one could say, Kimchi!
But, what are we strapped-for-cash Plebeians, who desperately wish to experience Korea, to do?
Never fear darling plebs! There is a place you can go to! One that offers you the chance to experience Korea in your very own Country! Or even City!
Ola!/ Bonjour!/ こんにちは!/ 안녕하세요!/ Hello!
Are you trying to learn a new language? Are you passionate about a foreign culture?
If so, I salute you pal! Learning a new language is no easy feat, but it can also be a very knowledgeable and enjoyable experience!
Here are some tips to ease your plunge into the unknown depths of learning a new language!
Vamos!/ Commençons!/ はじめましょう！/ 시작하자!/ Let’s Start!
My name is Peach, and I am a Kdrama-holic. Yes that’s right, I’m obsessed. I spend countless hours in the middle of the night glued to my computer screen, gawking at Oppas (오빠) and Unnies (언니) eating Ramyun (라면), while knocking back shot after shot of Soju (소주)!
Korea is a beautiful country, with a beautiful culture. If you have never delved into the world of Korean dramas, I implore you to grab some popcorn and do so now!
Here are some 2014 Korean Dramas that I loved! I must reiterate, that this is my personal list and I am not claiming these to be the best of the best! I’m sure each of you Kdrama lovers will have your own personal list! If so, please share! Kuma and I could always use some more Kdrama in our lives!
Hello culture enthusiasts!
Chances are that you’ve stumbled upon this post because you’re working/ will be working in a Korean company, or amongst Korean people.
Or hey, maybe you’re just interested in Korean culture!
First things first, I must clarify that these tips are based on my personal experience working in a Korean company and alongside Korean people.
I understand that it is a very Narnia-esque name for a blog post, but I think Korean dramas deserve that kind of a fantastical introduction. Oh and of course, I am the obsessive drama watcher.
한국 드라마가 진짜 재미있다!
Currently, there are two dramas which are making my heart flutter and melt into oblivion. I am sure the title is a real giveaway but for those of you who still haven’t gotten a taste of these, let me assure you, they are worth every second and every MB.
~시작할까요?~Shall we begin?
1) The King of High School Manners~고교처세왕
Ahh! That sweet time when you transition from childhood to adulthood! All the memories, the learning moments, friends, puppy-love and teenage angst!
How I wish I could go back! Where is Doc and his DeLorean when you need a quick ‘Back To the Future’ moment?
I bring to you, my list of the top 5 Japanese Dramas that perfectly encompass these coming-of-age moments. These dramas have me rolling around laughing till I cry, and crying till I laugh out of hysteria, I fall for the characters, I don’t want to say goodbye when the show ends, and afterwards, they leave a lasting effect on me.
Suffice it to say, they give me ‘all the feels’!