The Summer You Were Here: Taiko no Tatsujin

Note: This piece was originally written for CapsuleCrit; however, as it's been several months since they said they were going to publish it and I still haven't heard anything, I'm putting it up here instead. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pYk8Tk_qr40 I may have lived in Tokyo for two years, but the first time I played Taiko no Tatsujin was … Continue reading The Summer You Were Here: Taiko no Tatsujin

Kiki Delivers the Window to the Woods

Chapter 5 of Volume 2, Kiki and New Magic, by Kadono Eiko. “Here, a souvenir.” Kiki held out the package she brought back from her trip home to Tombo. “A souvenir? Wow.” As soon as Tombo took it, he pulled open the ribbon and looked in excitedly. “Oh hey, is this one of those bells? The … Continue reading Kiki Delivers the Window to the Woods