Author Archives: Fragglepuss

Fragglepuss Anime Review 250: My Neighbors the Yamadas / Tonari no Yamada-kun

My Neighbors the Yamadas / Tonari no Yamada-kun Review by: John Fragglepuss Evans Genre: Slice of Life, Comedy, Comic Strip, Watercolor, Studio Ghibli First Released: July 1999, 104-minute film Summary: Meet the Yamada family: Takashi, the loving father with a … Continue reading

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Fragglepuss Anime Review 249: Whisper of the Heart / Mimi wo Sumaseba

Whisper of the Heart / Mimi wo Sumaseba Review by: John Fragglepuss Evans Genre: Slice of Life, Drama, Romance, Studio Ghibli, Country Roads First Released: July 1995, 111-minute film Summary: Shizuku is a 14-year-old on summer vacation who spends most … Continue reading

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Fragglepuss Anime Review 248: Ponyo (Ponyo on the Cliff by the Sea) / Gake no Ue no Ponyo

Ponyo (Ponyo on the Cliff by the Sea) / Gake no Ue no Ponyo Review by: John Fragglepuss Evans Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Kids, Studio Ghibli First Released: July 2008, 101-minute film Summary: Sousuke lives with his mother, Risa, on a … Continue reading

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Fragglepuss Anime Review 247: My Sweet Tyrant / Akkun to Kanojo

My Sweet Tyrant / Akkun to Kanojo Review by: John Fragglepuss Evans Genre: Comedy, Romance, School, Slice of Life, Short-Form First Aired: Spring 2018, 25 short-form episodes Summary: Nontan is head-over-heels for Akkun. The two high school students are technically … Continue reading

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Fragglepuss Visits Japan: Kabuki

Fragglepuss Visits Japan: Kabuki By: John Fragglepuss Evans I made it back to Japan! I had no choice but to go back after I enjoyed myself so much last year. I visited some new places this time around and am … Continue reading

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Fragglepuss Anime Review 246: Ojisan and Marshmallow

Ojisan and Marshmallow Review by: John Fragglepuss Evans Genre: Slice of Life, Comedy, Romance, Marshmallows First Aired: Winter 2016, 13 short-form episodes Summary: Hige is a middle-age office worker with an unhealthy obsession for marshmallows. He tries to hide his … Continue reading

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Fragglepuss Visits Japan: Sanja Matsuri at Asakusa Shrine

Fragglepuss Visits Japan: Sanja Matsuri at Asakusa Shrine By: John Fragglepuss Evans I made it back to Japan! I had no choice but to go back after I enjoyed myself so much last year. I visited some new places this … Continue reading

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Fragglepuss Visits Japan: Yebisu Beer Museum

Fragglepuss Visits Japan: Yebisu Beer Museum By: John Fragglepuss Evans I made it back to Japan! I had no choice but to go back after I enjoyed myself so much last year. I visited some new places this time around … Continue reading

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Fragglepuss Visits Japan: Tokyo Grand Sumo Tournament at Kokugikan and the Fragglepuss Introduction to Sumo

Fragglepuss Visits Japan: Tokyo Grand Sumo Tournament at Kokugikan and the Fragglepuss Introduction to Sumo By: John Fragglepuss Evans I made it back to Japan! I had no choice but to go back after I enjoyed myself so much last … Continue reading

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Anime Banzai 2018

Anime Banzai 2018 Layton, Utah October 19-21, 2018 Review By: John Fragglepuss Evans The 14th annual Anime Banzai took place this weekend at the Davis Conference Center. 2018 guests included: Natalie Hoover, Ben Dunn, David Vincent, Cole Feuchter, Kiba Walker, … Continue reading

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