All posts by alfredopasta

A 17-year-old guy who likes to discuss anime, watch baseball and recently got sucked into idol hell.

Thoughts on SHISHAMO BEST (And My Problem with Best Albums)

So around a month or so ago, the well-known Japanese alt-rock band SHISHAMO released a new album, or rather a collection of their best songs over the span of five years and five studio albums. When it first got announced that they would be releasing a best album, I was actually going to write a ...

The Slices of Life – Summer 2019 First Impressions (Part 2)

Hi and welcome back to my Summer 2019 anime season first impressions! If you missed the first part of my first impressions, click here to check it out. Otherwise, let’s jump back in! Sounan Desu Ka? / Are You Lost? Due to unfortunate circumstances, four high school teenage girls just trying to live an average ...

Muscles, Magic, Music, and More! – Summer 2019 First Impressions (Part 1)

Hello. It’s been a bit since my last real written post and my summer plans for blogging haven’t been going too well so far (lol). But just to get myself back into writing more on this blog, allow me to share my personal thoughts on the new Summer 2019 anime season! There are a good ...

chatterpasta radio vol. 3

Hello and here’s a new episode of my podcast/radio show hybrid, chatterpasta radio! I honestly don’t have much to write about in this intro but if you happen to listen to the whole two hours of this, I really do appreciate it. Thank you! Also just a heads up: this episode does contain massive spoilers for ...

“Legal High” J-Drama (First Impressions)

I still have only scratched the surface with Japanese live-action shows, and I think me holding off watching the last episode of We Married as a Job MONTHS after binge-ing the first ten episodes… it certainly shows that I am a mere amateur when it comes to these. It’s not that I don’t enjoy these, I ...

Favorite OPs/EDs from the Spring 2019 Season

Hello there! The Spring 2019 anime season has been great fun for me personally, as there have been a ton of shows that I’ve started watching with most of them being amazing surprises like Kimetsu no Yaiba, We Can’t Study, and my personal favorite being Carole & Tuesday. Today, I just wanted to do an easy little ...

mini J-Song Roundup #11 – All About YouTube Covers

Like many other people, I love listening to covers of music I’ve heard before, whether that be from another well-known musician in a live concert or fans who record themselves singing and/or playing an instrument in their bedroom. You really don’t know what to expect when going into a song cover (other than that they’re ...