This year, in my ongoing quest to make friends and get out more, I joined a Dungeons and Dragons circle. Up until then I’d not played a single session and already had way too little free time to spare, but “What could one more hobby hurt?”, I naively thought… As it turns out, D&D is pretty addictive, time-consuming, and expensive (if, like me, you’re partial to pretty dice), who knew? But I’m already far too invested in my party and I’s adventure to back out now, so I suppose I’m in it for the long haul… Anyway, in typical Ty style, I just had to find some way to incorporate my love of anime into my new pastime, so, when creating my character I considered the anime characters who most bewitched and inspired me. After much deliberation I finally settled on the one I wanted to base my own character on: Princess Jellyfish’s Kuranosuke. Thus, my character, Sorrel, was born…
There’s certainly no shortage of anime hotties out there! I’d even go so far as to say that some of them are so molten hot that 3D men simply cannot hold a candle to them… In spite of this vast and varied selection, I seem to continually find myself falling for characters who are more of an… acquired taste… Characters who may be attractive in a physical sense, but are so seriously weird that it’s embarrassing to admit to holding a torch for them. Since the best (and most fun) way to get to know somebody is by finding out all of their dirty little secrets, here are five of my strangest anime crushes! Stay tuned for the girls at a later date.
I’d like to apologise for the brevity of today’s post. This week my husband and I closed on our first home! Since then, all of our free time has been spent resisting the urge to strangle each other as we attempt to put together an entire home’s worth of flatpack furniture. So, yeah, my brain is completely fried! It also doesn’t help that this week’s episode was probably the weakest so far. It wasn’t bad, per se, it just failed to bring anything new to the table… We didn’t meet any new characters, we didn’t learn anything new about the ones who we’ve already met, and there were no new developments in the story. That being said, it did endear me to poor, sweet Hatori…
This week’s episode felt almost like a palate cleanser. It was upbeat, energetic, and a lot of fun! Nothing at all like last week’s dark and foreboding episode. And that’s entirely thanks to the introduction of Ayame, the snake of the Sohma zodiac and Yuki’s older brother. It doesn’t take long for the cracks (or should that be crevasses?) in the two brothers’ relationship to appear. In fact, it’s obvious right from the get-go that Yuki cannot stand A-ya. Tohru does her best to smooth things over between them, but this might be the one thing that positivity and a can-do attitude can’t fix…
This week I was nominated twice over to participate in the “My Pirate Crew” tag. Thanks to both Karandi and Winter Reverie for considering little ol’ me! Whilst a fun tag, the idea of being stuck on a boat indefinitely is not my idea of a good time. I’m not the strongest of swimmers and, to be honest with you, the ocean freaks me out (did you know that we’ve explored more of space than we have our own oceans? Who knows what kind of horrors lurk in the deepest depths?). I’d much rather stick to exploring land, thank-you very much! That said, that wouldn’t be in keeping with the “My Pirate Crew” tag, so, to make up for being stuck on a boat, I’ll pick the most fun shipmates there ever was!
- Display the My Pirate Crew logo and add ‘My Pirate Crew’ as a tag.
- Thank the blogger who nominated you and post a link to their blog.
- Link back to the original post here (so I can compare your crews to mine).
- Select seven anime characters and give them a position on the crew. These are the positions you can to fill. Warrior, sniper, chef, doctor, scientist, navigator, strategist, mechanic, entertainer.
- Nominate 5-10 bloggers.
- Set sail and rule the seas!
Without any further ado, here’s my crew!