Answering the question of which anime is my favourite is very difficult and something that I can only really do in the moment. To me, every anime degrades in quality the more time I spend away from it so I really find the question a hard one to answer. So I suppose my favourite anime … Continue reading My Favourite Anime Comedies!
Ghost stories is just hilarious, if you’ve not seen it you owe it to yourself to watch it dubbed. For the uninitiated the sub of ghost stories performed very badly compared to what was expected, this led to the best decision ever. Let’s just say whatever the hell we want as long as it loosely … Continue reading Ghost Stories: A Different Kind Of Comedy
I gain a huge satisfaction whenever I understand a joke that most people ordinarily wouldn’t understand or find funny, and this remains true for my taste in comedy anime. Understanding the context and build-up to a joke can make it so much funnier than just telling the joke in the first place. This is absolutely … Continue reading Comedy Anime Needs To Feed Into Itself – Repetitive Jokes
Comedy feels so much more satisfying when the narrative all flows into each other and the setups create a constant barrage of setups that are simultaneously used as payoffs. This post is intended for people who have already seen prison school and therefore contains major spoilers for the show. So watch that first because it’s … Continue reading Comedy Needs To Feed Into Itself – Prison School
For anyone who doesn’t really understand what the title means I’m sure that you’ve heard of the idea of set up’s and pay off’s. Something that is made for use in the future is a set-up and a reward / fun moment later is a payoff due to the set up. Payoffs don’t always occur … Continue reading Comedy Anime Needs To Feed Into Itself
Do you ever want to like something so badly that you feel ashamed that you don’t actually like it? For me that thing is Moe comedies. When I talk about moe comedies I think about things like “Yuru Yuri”, “Luckystar” and “Nichijou”: Very respected and beloved comedies with a moe comedy aspect. These are the … Continue reading Moe Comedies: Lucky Star, Nichijou, Yuru Yuri