Top 5 Dark Anime!

By Peach

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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!

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Top 5 Coming of Age Anime!

By Peach

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!

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Aspiring Linguists: A Guide to Learning Languages!

by Peach

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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!

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Healthy Sleepover! ♥ ♥

by Peach and Kuma

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We all love sleepovers! It is a blast to spend time with your BFF, and gab about everything under the sun.

Sleepovers have always been about pigging out, but since we have decided to embark on an indefinite health streak, we have converted our sleepovers into a celebration of healthy living!

Here are some alternatives we have been following for a while, these not only give your precious bank account a rest, but ensure that your body goes through a long overdue cleanse!

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International Student: A Guide to Study Abroad

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Hello fellow travel lovers!

If you’re an International Student, or you just can’t wait to start packing for your study abroad, this post is for you!

As an international student, you’ve got a lot to soak in within a limited amount of time. Here are a few tips on how to make the most out of your experience studying abroad!

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Exchange Program & Home-Stay: Japan ♥

by Peach

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Summer exchange in Japan was one of the best things I’ve ever done, it was the most exciting and exhilarating time of my life!

It had always been my dream to visit Japan, and I jumped at the opportunity to take part in a month long exchange program through my university. I was able to study Japanese, learn about the culture and experience living with a lovely Japanese family! ❤

Here are my tips on how to survive a home-stay in Japan!
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Top 5 Coming Of Age Japanese Dramas!

by Peach
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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’!
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