My Fall 2017 Anime Season Is Completely Empty: Sequels [3]

Let’s talk about two sequels that I’ve seen the first few seasons of and aren’t watching this time because of dislike or simple disinterest: Food Wars and Himouto Umaru Chan-R. There is a really sad and tragic reason for why I’m not continuing food wars and it’s because of season 2, which sucked, not initially … Continue reading My Fall 2017 Anime Season Is Completely Empty: Sequels [3]

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Great Ippo Characters: Takamura, Takemura and Hiroko

Hajime No Ippo has some of the most well written and introduced side characters I’ve ever seen in an anime. Side characters are difficult to implement perfectly however Ippo comes close by creating a lovable cast and having interesting antagonists (not villains) which have brilliant traits and backstories, making them interesting enough to be worth … Continue reading Great Ippo Characters: Takamura, Takemura and Hiroko

Perfect Blue Is Terrifying

Calling something terrifying often means that it’s scary and horrible to sit through, that it’s painful and difficult to watch. Perfect Blue isn’t like this, the ideas and events that happen are terrifying to think about without making you actually feel bad or paranoid for watching. It’s about mental illness and the horrible side effects … Continue reading Perfect Blue Is Terrifying

Why I loved Ponyo In Complete Contrast To Spirited Away

People seem very surprised when they hear that I love Ponyo but not Spirited Away. Not that I hate spirited away it’s just not nearly as good in my opinion. So let me point out the key differences which make one film so much better than the other. The settings Ponyo is set on a … Continue reading Why I loved Ponyo In Complete Contrast To Spirited Away

My Fall 2017 Anime Season Is Completely Empty: Black Clover [2]

Black clover, the new popular shounen anime set to take the world by storm just like previous successes like bleach and fairy tail isn’t something I enjoy, who’d be surprised? It’s a lot more accepted to dislike this show more than the previous discussed because it really isn’t that good and MAL agrees: A 6.69 … Continue reading My Fall 2017 Anime Season Is Completely Empty: Black Clover [2]

The End Of Kaiji And Should You Continue The Manga?

Once you’ve completed Kaiji part one and two you probably feel in doubt whether you should continue with the manga, since kaiji ended sort of weirdly and the 2nd season wasn’t as good as the first, let me explain why. The first part of the season is within a forced labour camp after the fallout … Continue reading The End Of Kaiji And Should You Continue The Manga?

Ghibli’s Failed Romance: The Ocean Waves / Umi Ga Kikoeru

I had high hopes for this movie coming from studio Ghibli and my track record with them however I came out having enjoyed it, overall disappointed. And whilst I can dissect the themes which created my disappointment and how they artistically contribute to a greater message or value I’d much rather talk about why the … Continue reading Ghibli’s Failed Romance: The Ocean Waves / Umi Ga Kikoeru