The Over-the-Top Fangirl Has Arrived on Facebook

So if you’ve liked us on Facebook you’d probably notice there’s been a…increase in activity. You also might notice it being particularly biased for some odd reason. There’s a reason for that — we have a Facebook manager! Karen has offered to update it with various things from the web, and I’m glad she did it, since I was hoping to lessen my usage of the Facebook page this year. You may see her post some things for a reason or two on OASG, but she’ll mostly be updating the OASG FB.

So, with my short spiel over, let Karen introduce herself to you all. – Justin

Hi, I’m Karen, and I will be doing the Facebook updates for OASG. I have a background in publishing and a completely useless degree in creative writing. I used to write a blog that was completely not famous. I now do web content, social media and electronic communications for a small organization. I live in the suburbs with a husband, two kids, two cats, and an endless cycle of laundry. I have a theoretical understanding of housekeeping that I have given up on putting into practice, and the legacy I want to leave my kids is a firm grounding in sarcasm and skeptical inquiry.

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No Seiyuu no Life: Toshiyuki Toyonaga

I wish I had updates about my trip to share with you. Sadly, the only thing I can tell you is that my passport is being held hostage by the consulate of an unknown country. But it means good news I swear! The next step of my trip is being held hostage by someone else though and that means it could take a long time. Oh well.

Let’s go back to seiyuu and talk about Toshiyuki Toyonaga!

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Bokura wa Minna Kawaisou Review

Bokura wa Minna Kawaisou volume oneTitle: Bokura wa Minna Kawaisou
Genre: Slice of Life
Publisher: Shonen Gahosha (JP), Crunchyroll (US)
Story/Artist: Ruri Miyahara
Serialized in: Young King Ours
Reviewed: Volume 1 of 6
Review copy provided by Crunchyroll.

As I mentioned last time, there are many different kinds of slice of life manga out there. Some rely on character growth to move the story along and others use the passage of time to keep the story flowing. Bokura wa Minna Kawaisou, which was adapted into an anime titled The Kawai Complex Guide to Manors and Hostel Behavior, doesn’t use either of those methods and in this first volume it’s hard to believe that any time is passing at all since nothing in the story seems to change.

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Reference Resource Mondays: See Ya Next Snow Storm

I mean, it’s not like there’s an incoming one heading over to the Big Apple, one of the more “renowned” cities in the world, the place tourists flock to during holiday season (speaking of which boy has it been a ghost town in NY since December and early January with crowd size), and where I have lived for all of my adult life.

No, no way.

Well, even if I get submerged by snow, I’ll still have some articles that’ll keep me sane. Probably.

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