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[Anime review] ‘Your Lie in April’ is a melancholic and thoughtful take on the pains of growing up

I can’t quite place how I feel about this anime. It was really beautifully written. The cinematography–its colors and visuals–complements the entirety of the show. Each character, main or side ones, had his/her moment in the story. It was unexpectedly emotionally gratifying and very unpredictable. But, maybe, the thing I loved most from here is… Continue reading [Anime review] ‘Your Lie in April’ is a melancholic and thoughtful take on the pains of growing up

Books / Novels · Essays / Literary Endeavours · Filipino Literature

[Book review] Reflections on love and romance: a close reading of Ricky Lee’s ‘Para Kay B’

Last December 5, my friend Joseph and I watched the play adaptation of Ricky Leeโ€™s 2008 novel Para Kay B in the University of Santo Tomas. I first read the book last year, but was not able to finish it after the 2nd story since I got caught up with school. To be honest, I… Continue reading [Book review] Reflections on love and romance: a close reading of Ricky Lee’s ‘Para Kay B’