The Three Things Tag

I’m borrowing this book tag from the amazing @theshamefulnarcissist because 1) it looks fun, and 2) it doesn’t seem that time-consuming. Anyone who reads this and wants to do it is free!

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Anime Spotlight: Haibane Renmei

Haibane Renmei is a fairly obscure anime that I stumbled upon by happy chance. Despite the fact that I rarely watch anime these days, I was immediately intrigued by its unique premise. After a dream in which she is falling, a girl (Rakka) emerges from a cocoon and meets the Haibane, a group of angel-like people. Rakka is one of them; she grows wings, is given a halo, and remembers nothing of her life before her dream. As she settles into the peaceful life of the Haibane, she searches for answers about her existence; about the wall that surrounds the town, which she is forbidden to touch; and about her friend Reki’s troubled past.

Wings, amnesia, and redemption arcs are some of my favorite things, so of course I had to watch it.

Rakka’s Halo

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Music Spotlight: The Menagerie

For those of you who like Erutan/Katethegreat19, the Dragon Age: Inquisition soundtrack, Celtic music, and/or Mori fashion, this is a PSA. As some of you may know, Kate has faced difficulties with her vocal health for a few years now, but has generously continued to create instrumental music. She recently created a spin-off channel, a sampling of which can be heard below.

If it’s up your alley, I hope you’ll give it a listen! Kate hopes to create a full album of these Dragon Age covers, so there should be more goodness to come. These have been helping to keep me sane during this busy semester, so I figured I should share the beauty. ^_^