Hello Owlets! Zel here with the OWLS February round-up. On behalf of the everyone here on the OWLS team, we’d like to thank all our participants and readers for this month’s blog tour. We had another great month full of different looks at this month’s theme of: Competition.
We’d also like to give a big warm welcome to Matt Doyle, our newest contributing member to the OWLS family! 🙂
In honor of the 2018 Winter Olympics, this month topic will focus on the theme, “Competition” because the Olympics is where athletes from all countries join together to compete in sporting events. Through these events, we see how “competition” brings out the grit, the teamwork, and the competitive spirit within athletes. This month, we will be exploring anime and pop culture media that discusses the good and the bad when it comes to competition and what it can teach us about ourselves and the world around us.
“Competition” Blog Tour Round-up
1: Do you…like Glory? by Moonid (Random Garage)
2: Variations on Tropes and Themes: Competition in Anime by Carla (PopCultureLiterary)
3: Stronger Opponents Bring Out a Stronger You: Aoharu X Kikanjuu by Auri (Manga Toritsukareru Koto)
5: How a Scoundrel from the Slums Became an Icon: The Rise and Fall of Joe Yabuki by Naja B. (Nice Job Breaking It, Hero)
7: Clannad: Competition with today and past life by Matthew Castillo (Matt-in-the-Hat)
9: Is it Really the Best to Be “The Best”?: My Hero Academia by Zoe (Let’s Talk Anime)
10: Welcome to the Ballroom: The Spirit of Motivational Rivalry by Zel (Archi-Anime)
12: WINNING THROUGH COMPETITION AND HARDWORK by Mel (Mel in Anime Land)
14: Kitauji High’s journey on getting the most out of the Regionals by Shokamoka (Shokamoka’s Blog of Wonders)
16: Pinned! A Competition of Ego by Mistress of Yaoi (Yaoi Playground)
17: The mirror and the fertilizer – Megumi Tadokoro and the competitive world of Shokugeki no SOMA by Matt (MattDoyleMedia)
19: Rivalries in Yowamushi Pedal by Gigi (Animepalooza)
20: PyeongChang on ICE!!! Celebrating Team Spirit in the 2018 Winter Olympics by Takuto (Takuto’s Anime Cafe)
21: the Different Faces of Competition in Hikaru no Go by Irina (Drunken Anime Blog)
22: I WISH I COULD BE LIKE SAWAMURA by Crimson (Crimson is Blogging)
23: Yu Yu Hakusho: Surviving the Dark Tournament by Scott (Mechanical Anime Reviews)
24: Competition or Betterment? by Andrea (Andrealinia)
26: My Love For Competition in Kuroko’s Basketball & The NBA by LynLyn (LynLynSays)
27: The Boy Who Only Swims Free – A Short Analysis of Competition’s Effects On Haruka Nanase by Pink (PinkysPalace)
28: Competition Of The Heart by Lita (Lita Kino Anime Corner)
We hope that you continue to support us in next month’s blog tour, as well. We’re all challenged but also excited to write about our March topic: Squad.
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Have a lovely evening! 🙂
Free to be ME,
Zel (OWLS PR Officer)
6 thoughts on ““Competition” Blog Tour Round-Up”
This was a fun month with the competition posts and there seemed to be more variety in the topics covered than usual. I’ll look forward to the posts in March though Squad seems like a very broad topic.
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LOL. “Squad” came out of a request from Lita. She wanted to do something about friendship and I personally didn’t want to use “friendship” as the word. So I just thought of squad due to Taylor Swift’s constant use of the word. Also, I think March’s topic would bring forth a variety of different views and perspectives on bonds and friendships—so I’m looking forward to it.
Also, thanks for the compliments on the Competition topic. 😀
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The topics are always interesting. I enjoy following the tour each month.
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