anime, misc.

The Bad, and the Ugly – Shows That I Just Could Not Finish.

There seems to be a weird misconception sometimes, that if you like anime, then you like ALL OF IT. You like Dragon Ball Z? Then you must've liked Clannad! Loved Death Note? I bet you're a big K-On! fan! And sure, many people do explore everything within the medium. However, occasionally you do seem to… Continue reading The Bad, and the Ugly – Shows That I Just Could Not Finish.

anime, Reviews

Not Just Pretty Faces! Is Free! More than Just Manservice?

Short answer: Yes, but you have to get through the manservice first. Free! definitely has its reputation within the anime community. The entire project was formed after a commercial from the animation studio, Kyoto Animation, went viral due to the extremely attractive boys used in the clip. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7NqRG88E-s8 The commercial gained massive popularity in both… Continue reading Not Just Pretty Faces! Is Free! More than Just Manservice?

anime, misc.

Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann, or How A Show About Super Robots Improved My Outlook.

Last night, after hitting my 200th anime completed milestone (post coming soon!) I decided to finally watch the second Gurren Lagann movie. I don't know why I'd put it off for so long, maybe I just didn't want the series to end. There I sat, tears streaming down my cheeks, a smile reaching my eyes… Continue reading Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann, or How A Show About Super Robots Improved My Outlook.

anime, Reviews

What Do Kids and Calligraphy Have in Common? – Barakamon Review

The answer to that question is...absolutely nothing. As a show that revolves around the two very heavily, to say that it's a delight when the two clash is an understatement. It's extremely rare that I enjoy a show tagged with 'Slice of Life', and even rarer that I fall in love with it in the… Continue reading What Do Kids and Calligraphy Have in Common? – Barakamon Review

anime, Reviews

It’s Lit – Quite Literally: Inferno Cop Review

Recently, I was having a conversation with someone online, who pointed out I appeared to be a big fan of Studio Trigger. Which is true, I am a big fan, and rank their work among my all time favourites. Yet there was one title, I'd never quite gotten around to...and thus, my introduction to the… Continue reading It’s Lit – Quite Literally: Inferno Cop Review

anime, misc.

Boku No Hero Academia: What Your Favourite Class 1-A Student Says About You

Like every other anime fan on the planet, I too have been watching (and loving) Boku no Hero Academia. If for whatever reason, you haven't seen Boku no Hero Academia yet... have you been living under a rock?! Check it out! One of its strongest suits, in my opinion, is the cast. To me, there… Continue reading Boku No Hero Academia: What Your Favourite Class 1-A Student Says About You