Category Archives: 30 Day Anime Challenge

30 Day Anime Challenge – Day 30: An Anime That Could Go On Forever

Hello, Anifriends

Today is the last day of the 30 Day Anime Challenge. It has been a lot of fun exploring my own opinions on anime, but all good things must come to an end. For the last day, I will be talking about an anime I wish never ended.

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To be completely honest, this is another category that I feel like I just do not agree with the premise at all because to me, all stories should end. Having resolution is part of what makes a story so interesting. Seeing characters that you have been with for so long finally get there happy, or even not so happy, ending makes a story so much more compelling.

But, for the sake entertaining of the premise, at least, my answer would be Fairytail.

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I’ve said it before, but I do completely acknowledge the faults of Fairytail, and there are a lot of them, but if I could see fairytail go on for as long as One Piece, then I definitely would not complain. It is a little piece of Nostalgia that I would love to have around for a long time.


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30 Day Anime Challenge – Day 29: An Anime I Wished was Real

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For day 29 of the 30 Day Anime Challenge, I’ll be talking about an anime that I wish was real.

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While it is fun to imagine anime being real, I have to admit something upfront: I don’t think I would want an anime to be real, just like I wouldn’t want any fictional universe to be real, and there’s a specific reason for this.

The main reason I consume anime and other forms of entertainment is for escapism. I want to get lost in other people’s stories, to find world’s that don’t initially make a lot of sense and then end up making a bunch of sense by the end. If a world like that were to become real, then I would not be able to enjoy it as much. It being real would mean I couldn’t escape to it.

Overall, I would rather let the fictional stay fictional, because it is a lot more enjoyable to me that way.


What anime would you want to be real, or would you even want anime to be real? Let me know in the comments below. Also, if you want to support the Aniwriter through donations or are just feeling generous, consider buying me a coffee on Ko-Fi. Otherwise, thanks for reading and bye for now, Friendos!

30 Day Anime Challenge – Day 28: Favorite Quote from an Anime Character

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For day 28 of the 30 Day Anime Challenge, I’ll be talking about my favorite quote from an anime character.

Yeah, this did not need much thought at all, and any of you who have seen Steins;Gate probably know what I’m about to pick.

Easily my favorite quote is “I am mad scientist. It’s so cooool! Sonuvabitch!”

I really don’t have anything else to say. I don’t really feel like I need to defend just how great this quote is. Like, it pretty much speaks for itself.


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30 Day Anime Challenge – Day 27: The Coolest Scene for an Anime Character

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For day 27 of the 30 Day Anime Challenge, I’ll be talking about the most badass scene for any anime character ever.

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There are a lot of ways in which you could define what makes something badass/cool for a given character. For this category, however, I think part of what makes a scene cool for a given character is how it reflects there personality, while also highlighting other parts of them that make them cool.

Under that definition, the coolest scene from an anime character is by far the opening scene of Soul Eater with Maka and Soul.

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Not only do Maka and Soul both look awesome in this scene, but a lot of the initial appeal of the show is set up in this opening. The show opens with Maka and Soul doing there work as students of the Death Weapon Meister Academy: hunting down humans who have turned evil, known as Kishins, and collecting their souls so that they can create a Death Scythe. A Death Scythe is created when a regular scythe consumes the souls of 99 Kishins and one witch.

Soul is able to show off how badass of a weapon he is when he transforms to fight the Kishin, and Maka is able to show off her skills as a meister while using Soul to fight. Both of them look absolutely incredible.

The scene also displays a lot of their personality as well. At the end of the fight with the Kishin, the two go from their completely serious Kishin hunting selves to the totally unserious goofballs that is present throughout a lot of the series. Definitely a 10/10 opening scene from any show.


Which do you think is a badass scene for a specific anime character? Let me know in the comments below. Also, if you want to support the Aniwriter through donations or are just feeling generous, consider buying me a coffee on Ko-Fi. Otherwise, thanks for reading and bye for now, Friendos!

30 Day Anime Challenge – Day 26: The Best Fight

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For day 26 of the 30 Day Challenge, I’ll be talking about the best fight in anime.

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Or I would be, If I hadn’t already done so in another post. For day 19 of this Challenge, I talked about how I thought the most epic scene in anime was.

For that category, it absolutely had to be Naruto. Now, I know I already said that repeat entries were something that I preferred to avoid, but I am making a singular exception for Naruto.

Basically, if you want to see all my thoughts on this category, go read my thoughts on the most epic scene. It will give you a more wholistic explanation.


Which do you think is the best fight in anime? Let me know in the comments below. Also, if you want to support the Aniwriter through donations or are just feeling generous, consider buying me a coffee on Ko-Fi. Otherwise, thanks for reading and bye for now, Friendos!

30 Day Anime Challenge – Day 25: The Saddest Death

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For day 25 of the 30 Day Anime Challenge, I’ll be talking about the saddest death in anime.

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This is a category that I am sure a lot of people take very seriously, and for good reason. A character death means a lot more than just the fact that the character is dead. It means that character no longer gets to experience life, something that most appreciated every day they are alive.

There are a lot of shows like Clannad that I have yet to see and as such can’t really consider for this category, but there is one show that still weighs heavily on me, ever since I watched it last year. That would be Shinsekai Yori, or From the New World, and the saddest death would be that of Shun Aonuma’s.

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Shun’s death, while not exactly unexpected, was certainly impactful to the story in a way that made it hard to fall asleep after I stopped watching for the night. It is at his death and that point in the story where our main characters realize that the utopian society that they had been living in might not be so utopian.

Shun’s friends realize after his death that there is a lot that the all respected council is hiding from them, and it becomes apparent to Saki that many of the assumptions she had made about her classmate were false.

What is even more tragic about his death is just how much the rest of Kamisu 66 seems to want to move on from his death, not thinking about it at all. It becomes all the more tragic when the ending of the show is revealed and the cruelty of the Kamisu 66 and the remaining psychics gets exposed. But, that would be spoiling a show that I consider too good to do, so I will let you go watch it!


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30 Day Anime Challenge -Day 24: A Really Shocking Moment

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For day 24 of the 30 Day Anime Challenge, I’ll be talking about a moment that was shocking.

There are a ton of anime that could fit this category. Whether it be Your Name, A Silent Voice, or even Naruto. However, the one I’ll be talking about is from a slightly older anime, and one that I’ve been watching recently.

Orange is the story of Naho, a 2nd year in high school who’s life is by most means normal. A group of supportive friends is at her side, and her life is pretty good. One day, Naho gets a letter from herself, ten years in the future, in which she is told to protect a her friend Kakeru, as she does not know anyone named Kakeru, she heads to school.

Later that day, Naho arrives at school only to discover a transfer student has joined her class. As it turns out, the new transfer student is named Kakeru. From there, Naho reads on in the letter, and learns about her high school friend.

The most shocking part of this show so far was the scene at the end of episode five, where it’s revealed that Kakeru ended up taking his own life because of the death of his mother.

It had a lot of impact on me when I first saw it. The show in general has been a huge emotional buildup, and I am excited to see the end.


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30 Day Anime Challenge – Day 23: My Favorite Attack

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For day 23 of the 30 Day Anime Challenge, I’ll be talking about a favorite attack used by a character.

There are definitely a lot of cool attacks from different anime characters. The one that comes off as the coolest, however, is Gon’s JaJanken (Rock Paper Scissors) attack from Hunter X Hunter.

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Hunter X Hunter, aside from being arguably one of the best Shonen series in the last decade, has a lot of fantastic core elements that set it apart. One of those good core parts is the system of Nen. Nen as a source of power for characters work’s somewhat similarly to Chakra in Naruto.

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Every person in the Hunter X Hunter universe is born as one of the above types, and each character can use there Nen in a way that is unique to them. Gon’s power is cool because he is able to utilize the functions of other Nen types with his attack. Each of the three modes of his ability, Rock, Paper, and scissors represent a different type of Nen user. The only drawback is that in channeling the power of a type that is not his own, his power becomes weaker.

By far the coolest part of this attack is its change to an emission type, which allows Gon to shoot his aura outward like a laser. It may not be the strongest attack, but it does look awesome.

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30 Day Anime Challenge – Day 22: My Favorite Weapon/Armor

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For today, I get to talk about a topic that I am sure many anime fans love to discuss: weapons. On Day 22 of the 30 Day Anime Challenge, I’ll be talking about my favorite weapon, armor or gear.

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For this topic, I am going to be using a bit of a looser definition of a weapon, because honestly, this has probably been my favorite one ever since I saw it.

My favorite weapon is by far Gravity Magic from Fairytail

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I don’t know about you guys, but I can’t help but feel that magic that allows you to control gravity around you and others is an inherently useful skill, both as a weapon and as a tool.

As a weapon, you could use gravity magic in a number of ways. You could make an enemy float in the air, and then take them out while they have no way of leaving. You could make yourself float in the air to get away from an attack. You could keep your enemy held down on the ground. Having gravity magic also means someone could shoot themselves toward another person like a bullet.

It’s also a good tool. Being able to change the gravity around you means that you could lift yourself up in order to reach higher places.  On top of that, someone could use gravity magic to pull something down.

Overall, it just seems like a really good weapon to have, because of how versatile it is.


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30 Day Anime Challenge – Day 21: My Favorite “Goofy” Character

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For day 21 of the 30 Day Anime Challenge, I’ll be talking about my favorite goofy character.

To me, goofy really just sounds like another work for nonsensical, and nothing reminds me more of nonsensical than Haru from My Little Monster.

My Little Monster is ultimately about about two extremely awkward teenagers who realize that it’s totally ok to be extremely awkward together. Except, that Haru is someone who takes that Awkwardness to nonsensical levels.

Similar to Shizuku, Haru has spent his entire life not understanding relationships, and for that the two of them have been alone, but Haru is also just dumb. He is very much a person who has no problem lashing out at anything he does not understand and is quick to anger.

I find it goofy because the show makes him almost socially awkward to the point of being unbelievable.

Granted, this very much changes over the course of the show, but the first few episodes really make him kind of amazing in an unimaginatively stupid sort of way.


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