Five Reasons You should be Watching: Anne-Happy

June 27, 2016

Hey Gang!

The three anime I have been watching a lot lately is Tanaka Kun is always listless, Young Files of Kindaichi and Anne-Happy, so it only makes sense that I should do a write up on Anne-Happy as well. It such a fun moe anime, and literally anyone can get into it. Its so funny! Here's a couple reasons why you should give it a try.

Its adorableness with a purpose. It's not just cute for cute sakes, each character has an issue and a purpose. Its' different from most moe anime because each character has a goal they are trying to accomplish, and lets just talk about how adorable the characters are, and their problems shall we? Hibari-Chan and her great love for an inanimate object. Anne and her great love for animals, while they only show disdain for her. Hibiki-chan and her egregious lack of directional awareness. Ren and her species wide sex appeal. and Finally, my favorite Botan-Chan and her one-woman ward. Think of the cosplay capabilities!

The Art is great, it instantly makes me joyful. The bight colors make me smile every time it starts, an instant mood lifter. I love that the characters can go from regular to Super deformed in no time flat, and I think its hilarious that the rest of Class 7, has no faces. For some reason it just tickles me pink. There's no way you can look at this show and not at least crack a smile. The art style and the characters unique fashion qualities made me add every single one of them to my cosplay list.

The Cheerfulness is what really gets me. It instantly cheers me up. Bright colors, fun music and adorable characters, there is no way you can be sad.  No matter how many times Anne gets attacked by the animals she wishes she could hold dear, she just keeps smiling and tries again. It seems Like every time Botan breaths, she breaks something, but that doesn't stop her from participating in life.

The story and characters are unique. Five incredibly unlucky girls put together in one class, to learn how to be luckier? Doesn't sound like anything I've ever heard of before. The character development is pretty good as well. The girls don't stay completely hopeless, they learn how to become friends. How to problem solve, to a degree, and how to support each others flaws.

I can relate. The girls make ME feel lucky and that's saying something. I've always said if it weren't for bad luck, I'd have no luck at all. The situations that these girls get into make me feel Lucky enough to attempt a run at the casino, or some other money gambling occasion that I would never think about otherwise, because money is too precious and my luck is to bad to attempt it. The show is straight comedy. That teacher is something else and who doesn't want timothy as a pet? I can remember lots of crazy teachers from school, but Kodaira takes the cake.

Have you been watching any anime lately? Any titles you'd recommend? Leave em on twitter or down below in the comment box, I'm always up for a discussion on anime! Lets be friends!!

Until Next Time,
Stay Nerdy,

Cinema #23: Now You See Me 2 (Spoilers)

June 24, 2016

Hey Gang!

 I have been trying to see Now You See Me Second Act since it came out Friday, but I couldn't either I had my sister with me, or I had work, something was always in the way. I finally got a chance to see it Wednesday and let me tell you that it was glorious. I'm going to tell you why and go into detail down below, but spoiler alert, I absolutely LOVED IT! I wanted to stay in the theater, and watch it again! If you liked the first one, you'll definitely enjoy the 2nd one.
 My love for this movie can be split up three ways. One; The indepth background look into Shrike's Last Trick. Two: The illusions were absolutely mind blowing.  Three: You learned more about each individual illusionist.
 - How horrible must it have been to see his father die, no wonder he has had that revenge plan for 30 years.
- "Don't believe for a second the eye can't be lied too." One of my favorite quotes from the movie.
- I thought that the horsemen had their own underground lair, but it was pretty crazy that he was able to meet up with the "eye" that way.
- I love that he was following the illusionists with carrier pigeons. It made me giggle.
- Lula is my favorite character. She is hilarious, and a dork. I loved it so much. One of the biggest things I liked about her character was that she was the only girl and they made all these jokes about her doing the "girl Things" like; being the floozy. However, everytime the opportunity came up, it was never done. I absolutely LOVE that they made Daniel the floozy, that made my entire day.
- Also what is up with all the Octopus based bad companies lately? Octa in Now you See Me 2, Spectre in OO7: Spectre and of Course Hydra in the marvel movies...
- The illusions in this movie are a million time better than the last one, Atlas magic is pretty impressive. He's my favorite magician.
- Daniel Radcliffe played such an unhinged character! Those pictures he took though...He's crazy!
- Jack is so adorable around Lula! His face got super red, when she was kneeling next to him stealing his belt and wallet. I'd love to see them together.
- Poor Jack, His hypnosis skills need so much work....
- Their card work was so incredible! I was so enthralled by all of their card tricks during the heist. I was literally gripping the edge of my seat. I thin that was my favorite part of the entire movie.
- I hate that they kidnapped Dylan and put him in his fathers safe, that is SO fucked up. When Dylan figured out how to survive the safe, I was really hoping that somehow someway his father had made it out as well, and was waiting for him with the rest of the eye.
 I thought it was so cool that the illusions were created/overseen by David Copperfield. The illusions in the Second Act in my opinion far surpassed the first one, and I honestly can't wait to go see it again. The movie was so good. I felt like a giddy school girl clapping and what not, I'm sure if someone had been paying attention to me, they'd be shaking their heads and wondering what grade I was in. When we got out there had been rain so there was the most awesomest double rainbow right over the theatre. I had to get a decent photo so I could show you guys! I was thoroughly impressed by the story as well. I would definitely go see this movie a couple more times and I highly recommend it to anyone. Whether you saw the original or not. 5 out of 5 stars!

Have you seen the movie? What did you think? Leave your thoughts in the comments below, If you have a twitter, you should come be friends! I love talking about all kinds of stuff!!

Until Next Time,
Stay Nerdy,

Ranking My Favorite Fictional Detectives.

June 20, 2016

Hey Gang!
 I got something cool for you guys. Now, you know that solving mysteries is one of my favorite things to do. something I've enjoyed since I was very young and its something I talk about quite often. I thought it was be fun to rank my favorite fictional detectives for you. If you are a mystery dork like me don't be shy, leave your favorites in the comments below.

 Phryne Fisher: Although her character thrives in the 1920's of Australia, she breaks down barriers every episode. She has her own protection, a gold revolver and she fights for the rights of other women around her. I also absolutely love that she's a foster parent and works with a female Doctor. One of the biggest things I love about her character is that he's fearless. She'll go charging right into gun fire, for someone she cares about, her gun drawn and her wits ready for battle. If you'd like to know more about her, I did a full write up here.

Veronica Mars: I've talked about her numerous times on the blog, so I'll only mention short and sweet reasons here. If you want in depth, you can read this instead. I love that you can relate to her. Veronica is by all accounts the weirdo, the outsider. No matter, how popular you are, I'm sure at one point you have felt like an outsider and Veronica helps you get through it. Her sarcasm and wit is unmatched and she runs circles around that ridiculous police department. One of the biggest things about her for me personally is that she fights for the little guy. She observes all the people around her with power and influence are so completely corrupt and she tries her hardest to bring them to the light and do whats right.

- Hajime Kindaichi: His intellect is unmatched i did a write up on his show, if you're interested. I love his go lucky attitude and that so many people depend on him. Everyone from his best friend Miyuki to the Tokyo Police Department. His arch enemy; the Puppet Master is pretty unique as well. A portion of Hajime's Mysteries are orchestrated by him. Their relationship reminds me of Holmes and Moriarty, although Hajime is more entertaining to watch.

- Mystery Inc.: Scooby-Doo and his mystery solving crew has graced many a blog post in my 6 years of writing. As one of my favorite cartoon characters, and a future tattoo, how could I not include them in the list? Scoby and the Gang showed me two very important things. One, that you don't have to be a genius to be of use and two, that the scariest monsters are often Human themselves.

- Bruce Wayne: Most Importantly, the Adam West and Brave and the Bold versions. Batman's supposed to be the number one detective in the world. I am most Drawn to these versions, because they show two sides to Bruce. Brooding, calculating, the hallmarks of dedication to deduction, but also that it is okay to laugh. You don't have to be serious all the time to be taken seriously.

- Jessica Fletcher: In my opinion, one of my favorite amateur sleuths. Just a nosy little old lady keeping her close knit neighborhood safe. I know she is considered an amateur slueth, but she bails that police department out of trouble so often,I feel like she should bean honorary detective or something. At the least, she should be getting paid for it. She runs circles around them. I do find i pretty hilarious that she never seems to be in any serious danger, she's never captured, shot at, or chased off the road, but she always seems to solve the mystery, I wish I had her luck.

- Nancy Drew: Rounding Out my list the "original" female detective. The intuitive daughter of Carson Drew, prominent lawyer, Nancy spends a good portion of her time solving cases in River Heights, with her good friends Bess and George, and her boyfriend Ned. The reason she is the last on my list, is very simple. Nancy Drew was one of the first mystery novels I had ever read. It was one of my favorites as a child. However once I got older, I was very annoyed by what seemed to be the Nancy Drew effect. In every novel, two chapters from the end, for some inexplicable reason, Nancy gets captured. Every. Single. Novel. Every single time, that gets annoying really quick. Which is why I prefer the 60's television program. She was much quicker than the novel version.

Who are some of your favorite detectives? Lets talk about it on Twitter. I'd love to find more Mystery Nerds out there! Lets fangirl or guy, together!

Until Next Time,
Stay Nerdy,

My Favorite Fictional Fathers

June 17, 2016

Hey Gang!

 Before I jump right in, I wanna wish all the fathers a wonderful fathers day. I thought it would be fun to celebrate all the fathers that do hard work, and give a list of my favorite fictional fathers while I was at it. I think it would be so much fun, because I indulge in a lot of fiction in my life, and I could honestly use the distraction. My dad has always been my inspiration when it comes to fictional series. He's one of my favorite people in the world! What better way to honor him, than to list a few fictional characters that makes me think of him! Here are a few a of my favorite fictional fathers.

- Son Goku: I love that he is able to handle almost any threat to the universe and still has time to train his children to have love and respect. He's always there for his friends whenever they need him, for whatever they may need!

- Keith Mars: Other than giving birth to one of the most kick ass female detectives EVER? He's always there for Veronica. Pushing her to be better, to do better than he did. Always pushing her to new limits of deduction. Veronica Mars is one of my favorite detectives of all time, and I love how supportive he is of her, even when she gives up her lawyer career to be a private eye like him.

- Sirius Black: Now I know that he isn't a father, but more of a father figure. I feel that for the time he was there, he gave harry some semblance of a family. I know that it isn't a popular opinion, but I feel like Sirius was a better father figure to Harry than Dumbledore was.

- Carson Drew: Father of Nancy Drew, as a single father just like Keith, he does everything he can for his daughter, even so far to help her with her own cases. Nancy does a good job of collecting evidence for her father's cases.

-Thomas O' Malley: The Alley cat from Aristocats. One of my favorite animated films. Not only did O' Malley help the kittens find their way back to the mother, but then loved the children enough to adopt them, and grow together as a family. Plus, he was musically inclined, and  I love a good beat!

Who are some of your favorite fictional fathers? Any that I missed, that you feel should be included? Leave em in the comments below! Lets talk about them on Twitter.

Until Next Time,
Stay Nerdy,

May Favorites

June 13, 2016

Hey Gang!

  I can't believe it is already June you guys! Seriously, I need time to slow himself down. I'm going to be 25 soon at this rate! I thought I would talk about a few things I did this month.

- I reached over 470 followers on Twitter! I don't even know what to say?! I don't know what brought you guys, but I'm glad you are here. Here's to hoping you'll be around for a while! You guys that follow me, should comment below why you do, because that way I can keep doing it for ya!

- I revived the Patreon, the last week of May. I will be posting at least twice a week, and did you know that my patrons, get to see my blog posts before the rest of the world, along with raw vlog footage? They get to see all the dorkiness and Goofiness I edit out for the masses. So make sure you come check it out! Even if you don't donate, please share my content, so I can reach others!

- I streamed on Twitch for the first time! I finally figured out how everything works, and I am currently working on a schedule. I think I will be streaming at least once a week, I was thinking about doing Wednesday, but it keeps slipping my mind, so I think I might make it fridays. Like I said, its still in the works, but as soon as I know, you guys will know too!

- I started cleaning up the house for summer with my sister. I can see all of the floor in most areas, AND at least one of the desks is completely cleaned and organized so I can move my blogging operation to a desk instead of my lap in the bed. The desk will allow me to stay a bit more organized, where I lose things in the bed all the time. It drives me crazy.

- I've started narrowing down the choices for my 2nd tattoo. I think I will attempt to get it done for my birthday this year, and its going to be on my wrist. Just haven't decided between my BB-8 Mouse, or my Scooby Doo Tattoo. Ugh, Decisions!!! Are any of my awesome readers tatted? I'd love to see some of them, leave me a link in the comments?

- Purchased my first vinyl Collectibles! I got DJ Pon-3 and Octavia Melody from My Little Pony. They are my favorite part, about my favorite Episode "Slice of Life". When I saw them on the shelf in Wal-Mart, I just had to have them. They look so great all propped up on my desk, not sure if I want to keep them in the boxes or not. Thanks to Dexter's Lab, NRFB is floating through my mind, but I may ignore it for these ladies.

- I started doing style posts again. I sprinkle a little here and there, but this was my first, all about my personal style post I had done in a really long time! It felt good organizing my outfits and putting together a "lookbook" of styles for the Alice Movie. Which was great, and I enjoyed it very much. Alex is a great blog photographer, I may be taking advantage of his talent more often this summer, and upcoming blog year.

-  I got to see my sister graduate from High School, I am so proud of her! The day was ridiculously hot, and the way it was organized could have been better, and I honestly wanted to choke out the announcer, how could he mess up her name. I was super irked. but all in all, it was a fun time.

- Alex and I watched Freak of Nature, and it was amazing. It was definitely an homage to the super cheesy scary movies of yore, that I love. It had a more updated cast: Nicholas Braun, Vanessa Hudgens, and Mackenzie Davis. It centers around a small town that has Vampires, Zombies and Humans living together peacefully, until the Aliens attack. I highly recommend it!

- I've been playing Project X Zone 2 for the 3DS. I started playing a week before Memorial day, and I am now on level 21. I have met countless characters from franchises all over the gaming gambit. My favorite meetings have been: Chun-Li, Morgan, Felicia and Aty from Summon Knight. Every Time I meet a new character in the game, I take a picture of it, so I can talk to my dad about it, because he's super knowledgable about older games, and characters I may not recognize.

What are some of your favorite things that happened in May? Tell me on Twitter!!

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Until Next Time,
Stay Nerdy,

Cinema #22: Alice Through The Looking Glass (Spoilers!)

June 10, 2016

Hey Gang!

 It's been a while since I talked about movies, hasn't it? Since the beginning of May. By the way, I can't believe June is already here! Where in the world is the time going? Pretty soon, it will be my birthday, and then Alex's birthday and then Halloween and then our 3 year anniversary, man; time needs to slow his butt down. (see what I did there?) 
 I went to go see Alice on Thursday, the day before opening night. The theater was pretty packed, Alex, My sister and I had to sit at the top row. I was so interested in the movie, that I wasn't able to take notes until the very end, I basically just opened my notebook while the credits were rolling and word vomited all the thoughts that had been bubbling since the opening credits rolled.
 Here's what I thought about the movie. I absolutely loved that Alice was a sea captain. I loved that she was more of an adult and was doing something that most women of her time weren't, or even thinking about doing. I love that she was always called Captain, and not ma'am or anything that had to deal with her gender.
 Hamish was still a giant douchebag, but I'm so glad he finally got his comeuppance (sort of). Nothing makes me feel better than a man being told what for. What I love even more, is that it was her mother that told him! She stuck up for Alice in front of everyone i.e. sticking it to society in the better interested of her daughter. I love that we get more of a backstory for both Hatter, and Iracebeth. I love that in his stories, no one is bad for the sake of being bad. Everyone has a reason. I could totally see the Chronosphere being a hot nerd necklace item for the upcoming holidays. I've always been a fan of clocks, and their inner parts and gears. I was such a huge fan of the caretakers of the Grand Clock, especially, Wilkins. He was so adorable!
 I think it was interesting that Time was not only in charge of how the days pass through in Underland, but also life and death. He was Underland's God. At the beginning of the movie, he is portrayed as an evil kind of guy, however, I think he was just trying to be an over potective father of the Chronosphere and also looking out for his own self-interests. It was apparent that the longer the chronosphere was away from its perch, the more pain and despair he suffered.
 I absolutely loved that the film was dedicated to Alan Rickman. Also can we all be super honest and not pretend like the Cheshire Kitten wasn't the cutest thing in the entire movie?! Like literally, it made me the happiest I had been in a while, especially about a movie character. I feel like Iracebeth only wanted the truth, She did keep the Hightops alive, but that doesn't absolve her sins. Although, I do think it was cute, when she looked at the ground and said she had a thing for small things.
 I was intrigued by the similarities of Alice's Mother and Hatter's Father, although they were concerned about societal wants and needs, they didn't necessarily put them above the creativity of their children. I thought it was interesting that Hatter doesn't think Alice is His Alice when she doesn't believe in his impossible thing. I was super scared for the Hatter during this movie. He just kept looking sicker and sicker.

 Also was I the only one who took the solution of "Female Hysteria" was Rape? Like Moriarity
Dress/Socks/Bag: Hot Topic
Shoes: Rue 21
(He's been in lots of movies, but he'll always be Moriarity is to me.) was fighting her complaints something fierce, and then when Alice stabbed him with his own syringe he was out for the count. What would have happened to Alice after he had injected her with the syringe? I feel like the 1800's owe every woman an apology.
 I was a little sad that Alice gave up her "fallen Soldier", I absolutely adored that the seconds could come together and become minutes and then the minutes became hours.They were just these giant mecha robots. That just tickled me pink. The time Puns were Life!! I wanted Alice and her mother to put the Ascots out of business. They definitely deserves that. The costume designer did the damn thing, her go to war outfit was amazing!! I absolutely fell in love with the time ocean. It was so cool to see snippets of the days of the past, it would have been awesome, if they slipped in some of the scenes of the original animated series. Whatever happened to the Knight of Hearts from the first movie? He totally got knifed and I want to know why. He must have said something not too nice to Iracebeth.
 All in All, I really really liked this movie. I give
 it a solid 4 out of 5 stars, I wish it would have gone a little bit further in the past and saw a bit more of the princesses, I love that their aesthetic was punk rock. Mirwana had pink highlights in her hair, and a choker collar. It reminded me of my teenage days. If you were a fan of the original, you should go see the sequel and even if you weren't you should still go see it because it was a fun time.

 If you have seen it we should talk about it on twitter. I'm always up for talking about Alice, she's one of my favorite fictional characters of all time.

Until Next Time,
Stay Nerdy,

OOTD: Civil War and LIberty Mall

June 6, 2016

Hey Gang!

 I'm trying to keep up with the momentum of my latest outfit post! This is a bit older, but since I haven't talked about this, I figured this would work out just great! On Mother's Day, I halfed the day. The beginning of the day, I spent at the hospital with my mother. and then the later half I spent with Alex and his family, exploring the new liberty township mall.
 We went to go see Captain America: Civil War in this super fancy dine-in theater, called Cine-Bistro. You guys, it was so posh! I couldn't believe it, I felt super weird taking photos in the theater, because I didn't want them to kick me out, or think I was trying to record the movie, so inside photos are cell phone quality. They served alcohol so you couldn't be younger than 21 in order to get in, but you guys I loved it so much! I wish I had thought of it, I would definitely like to be able to run my own little movie theater. I've been thinking about what I want to do as a career for the rest of my life lately, and movie theater owner, has been in the top 5 running for that past decade or so.
 The seats reclined with a push of a button. The menu had a decent amount of variety, but since I was still on my all seafood kick, I went with the Pan Seared Atlantic Salmon; On lemon whipped Potatoes with smoky bacon collard greens, saute'ed shrimp, tomatoes and avocado-key lime butter sauce. I was really stepping out of my comfort zone with this meal, because I've never had avocados before, and I've never been a fan of diced tomatoes. I've always liked them beaten to a pulp and pureed into a sauce. So this was definitely something new for me.
 I could see why you had to be 21 years old, this place really likes alcohol. An entire half of the menu is dedicated to it! They had lots of pretty desserts, but unfortunately I was unable to partake in any of them. Everything had nuts in it from the Chocolate Cake, to the Macaroons. With my Peanut allergy, I would have been put out of commission. I explored more of the mall area than the theater itself, and I took a bunch of pictures and video. I would like to go back when everything is open and explore whatever the Foundary might be. Alex and I even got some decent pictures taken out in the "Square".
  Civil War was amazing and actually more than I hoped for. I was so interested in the movie that I didn't take ANY notes during the screening! I absolutely fell in love with the way they portrayed the Black Panther, everything about him was perfect right down to the member of Dora Mejia. "Move or Be Moved", has become an online movement! Since you guys know I'm not a fan of Iron Man, I was totally on Captain Amterica's Side. So I had to make sure that my outfit reflected that. My top is from Walmart, Shorts are from Hot Topic along with my socks, and my shoes are from Rue 21.

Did you like Civil War? Lets talk about it on Twitter! I love talking to you guys about nerdom!

Until Next Time,
Stay Nerdy,

A Chat With: Victoria Tsai

June 3, 2016

Hey Gang!
 I'm so stoked about this post! I have been following  +Vicki Sigh on twitter for a while and fell in love with her art. I love the camaraderie she has with fellow artists on twitter. If you don't know who she is you should go follow her asap, her art is beautiful and her timeline is a fun read! I can't wait for you guys to learn all about her.

Tell us a little bit about yourself. 

 I'm a 21 year old girl who's just trying to figure things out and live each day to it's fullest. I'm currently relearning how to see things from a glass half full.

How would you describe your art style? 

 My art style is influenced heavily by Japanese Manga, Fashion and Beauty Photography and Klimt. Put those three things together and my style is somewhere on the other end of it.

What got you into creating music? 

 My boyfriend. When we first met, we talked about each other's interests. For me, it's art and for him it's music. We never set out to be a musical duo or make albums that stuff just sort of happened along the way. We primarily made music for fun and we still do. It's a passion project that we take as seriously as we can.

Who and what are some of your inspirations? 

 Sunsets never go out of style and are always a source of inspiration.

What advice would you give to aspiring artists or musicians? 

 Just do the thing. Even if you're afraid that it'll be bad. Just do something, be proud of it, and try to make it better the next time around.

What did you want to be when you were little? 

 I wanted to be a fashion designer or actress. There's a small part of me that still wants to be both, but it's a very small part.

Do You play Video Games? What are your favorite console, games or characters?

 I played a lot of video games growing up, but mostly watch other people play nowadays. My all-time favorite games are on the GameCube, which also happens to be one of my favorite consoles. Tales of Symphonia, Resident Evil 4 and 5, and Shrek 2 are games I will never get sick of.

What would you like to convey with your music? What is your message?

 I want to convey a sense of honesty with my music. My message is that we all have messages and unique stories that deserve to be shared and listened to.

Do you have pets? 

 I don't currently have any pets, but I really want a cat! I had a cat growing up who passed away a couple years ago and she was like my best friend. I'm really excited to take care of a new kitty, visiting the local cat shelter holds me over for the time being!

How did you meet your partner? 

 We met through mutual friends and a cat, surprise! The first time we met I was sitting on the couch in my pajamas playing Uncharted 2. Completely romantic, I know. We fell for each other pretty quickly.

 Make sure to follow her on Instagram and Tumblr for new art, stop by her patreon to support her art and you can listen to her music here!

Until Next Time,
Stay Nerdy,


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