Review ~ The Ancient Magus’ Bride

Review ~ The Ancient Magus’ Bride

The Ancient Magus' Bride is a Japanese manga. It's not only a love story, but also packed with action and lots of magic. There are comic books, or you can watch the show English-dubbed or with English subtitles. Chise (che-say) is a teen slave who is bought at an auction by Elias (elle-EYE-us), or the [...]

Album Review: “The Shadow’s Bride” by Peter Gundry

Album Review: “The Shadow’s Bride” by Peter Gundry

I recently discovered Peter Gundry, a talented composer who's music is completely unlike others. His work is mainly instrumental with limited vocals, mixing classical with fantasy and new age. He has many albums, some darker than others, all containing an aura of mystifying enchantment. "The Shadow's Bride" sends you through a portal into an entirely [...]

Album Review ~ “folklore” by Taylor Swift

Album Review ~ “folklore” by Taylor Swift

Last Friday, Taylor Swift dropped a surprise album titled "folklore." Just as surprising, is the new direction she took with her music. The record has a cottage-core aesthetic: presenting themes of simplicity, nostalgia, melancholiness, and mythology. Each song comes with a story that carries universal messages we can all relate to in different ways, and [...]

Mythology Monday ~ Kitsune

Mythology Monday ~ Kitsune

"Kitsune" is the Japanese word for "fox." In Japan, foxes have always held great spiritual significance. Foxes are seen as clever, intelligent, and powerful creatures. In Japanese mythology, foxes possess paranormal abilities such as shapeshifting, possession, fire bending, and mind manipulation. Foxes can use their trickery for evil -- causing harm to others, or for [...]

Mythology Monday ~ Parvati

Mythology Monday ~ Parvati

Parvati is the Hindu goddess of love, marriage, children, motherhood, fertility, devotion, and strength. She has many different aspects to her personality, which are all manifested as different / separate goddesses, including Kali and Durga. Parvati is part of the Hindu trinity of goddesses, along with Lakshmi and Saraswati. Her husband is Shiva, and their [...]

Music Monday ~ Britney Spears re-releases “Glory” album with new track “Mood Ring”

Music Monday ~ Britney Spears re-releases “Glory” album with new track “Mood Ring”

This past weekend, after four painful years of silence, Britney Spears blessed her fans with new music by releasing new track "Mood Ring." Previously, this song was exclusively available to her Japanese fans on the deluxe version of her most recent album, 2016's "Glory." The album was re-released on Friday worldwide to include this new [...]