My Thoughts on Horatubi no Mori E- A Japanese Animated Film

“Time might separate us someday, but until then, let’s stay together.”  – Hotaru to Gin Heartbreak. I just experienced another heartbreak. Not because of someone, but because of something. Horatubi no Mori E also known as Into the Forest of Fireflies’ Light just made me cry a river. It’s been quite a while since I last…

Spending My Day in the Metro: A Date with a Good Friend

The greatest sweetener of human life is friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.  – Joseph Addison Moments spent with my good friends are some of the many things that I would want to remember for as long as I can. So here I am sharing…

I Wish I was Different

“So I guess we are who we are for a lot of reasons. And maybe we’ll never know most of them.”                                         – Charlie (The Perks of Being A Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky) I’ve been plagued…

Spending My Day in the Metro: A First for 2015

Going to the Metro is quite an event for me since I decided working at home from May of last year. It happened the other day, January 18, 2015 – a first for this year. It’s Sunday. I woke up very early at 6:00 in the morning. I lazed in bed until 6:20. These ‘bed’…

Something Random: Pick One

There are times when you can’t sleep no matter how much you want to. So better use that time wisely. You can spend the night by reading a book, listening to music or by writing or listing something…something random. I did just that. So here’s the result – a dose of my randomness. 1. Books or Boys…

EOP- Eto O Panalo!

“Bakit nga ba mahal kita, kahit ‘di pinapansin ang damdamin ko. ‘Di mo man ako mahal heto pa rin ako nagmamahal ng tapat sa ‘yo.” Theme song ng English Only Please. Magpakasenti tayo ng kaunti. Gusto ko lang din magkwento, makipagdaldalan sa hangin at siyempre, magsulat. Ilang beses ko nang napatunayang ang mga lakad na…

My Thoughts on Wolf Children- A Japanese Animated Film

Wolf Man: It’d be nice to have a home, a place where I belong. Hana: I could belong there too if you don’t mind the company. Seemingly mysterious, nerdy, long-haired guys always have a special place in my heart. The Wolf Man was almost exactly like that. This is basically the reason my heart started…

My Thoughts on Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind – A Japanese Animated Film

My first movie for the year 2015! I surely spent the 117 minutes of my life well watching this one. Another Hayao Miyazaki masterpiece with a heroine in the character of Nausicaa, this film boasts of a great story with well-made plot twists. Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind is a 1984 Japanese animated post-apocalyptic fantasy adventure…

My Thoughts on Ponyo- A Japanese Animated Film

The perfect fusion of a fantasy themed, innocent and pure love story – Ponyo, is another animated film written and directed by the great Hayao Miyazaki and produced by Studio Ghibli, which is sure to captivate the inner child in all of us. This is the eighth film Miyazaki made for Studio Ghibli; his tenth…

My Thoughts on Kiki’s Delivery Service- A Japanese Animated Film

“The spirit of witches, the spirit of artists, the spirit of bakers. I suppose it must be a power given by God. Sometimes you suffer for it.” – Ursula Another adventure-packed movie filled with heartwarming scenes at the same time. Kiki’s Delivery Service is a film that a lot of young girls and even those…

My Thoughts on Laputa: Castle in the Sky- A Japanese Animated Film

Query to self: If you could meet a younger version of yourself, what would you tell her and why? I’d definitely tell her to go watch Hayao Miyazaki’s films as soon as possible. It’s a shame that I just knew about Hayao Miyazaki (and even Studio Ghibli and Joe Hisaishi) and all his great works…