I Actually Passed the Driving Test

This post will be a bit more personal and a bit less anime-related than usual. I’ve put behind a battle that was various months long, with many self doubts, anxiety and negative emotions along the way. I’m talking about driving school. It’s still a shock that I’m even able to write this, but yesterday I passed the driving test from the second attempt. From the second attempt, just as I passed the theory segment and first aid as well. “Nobody said it was easy…” “…no one ever said, it would be this hard.” This Coldplay quote can basically sum up my more than 8 month long time at driving school. I enrolled into driving school in the crazy days after I received my shocking results of the high school finals and when Croatia got through to the World Cup final. It was a time when I finished Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood Continue reading…

5 Anime where the Side Characters are Better than the Main Character

Seeing the comments on the Winter 2019 anime season, many people seem to prefer Chika Fujiwara to Kaguya Shinomiya, the main character of Kaguya-sama: Love is War. And while I strongly disagree with that opinion, it has become an inspiration for this post, as I got reminded of the situations when I liked the side character of an anime more than the main character. Here are five such situations I could think of: New game! (MAL link) I didn’t really had any problems with Suzukaze Aoba. She was an enjoyable character and her story left a similar impact on me as the story of Shirobako did. It motivated me to work harder towards my goals of working as a video editor, and perhaps one day in anime. In fact, it helped me feel better about not being in my first choice university. My current one, computer science, isn’t exactly the Continue reading…