The Queen’s Gambit, Some Thoughts

While the pandemic has dampened various aspects of the entertainment sector worldwide, streaming services becomes ever popular as more people stay at home.  And The Queen’s Gambit is one of the most popular Netflix show in 2020.  The story about a chess player...

Seid ihr das Essen? Nein, wir sind der Jäger

It has only occurred to me recently that the lyrics of the intro song of Attack on Titan Season 1 began with a German sentence; even though the vocal part may sound foreign to native speakers’ ears.  There’s a deep discussion on the German usage for that...

[Painful><] Aka Chio Got Bitten in Her Lips

Super Girls leader (if the canto pop group is still considered active) Aka Chio, a dog enthusiast, was bitten in her delicate lips recently when she was embracing a stray dog at an adoption center.  The assault led to 9 stitches in hospital.  Thankfully, there seems...

Three Kingdoms Story Receives Yet Another Derivative Work

It seems never tiring to create a new commercial twist of this small segment of the Chinese History.  This time, a Japanese director decides to bring the story to the cinema by year-end, with a humorous approach. Some initial footage is just released recently. Even...