Do People Dislike Reading Negative Reviews? (And Why I have a Hard Time Writing them)

I tend to see that most reviews, whether it is on each episodes or a whole show, seem to be more positive reviews rather than negative reviews. The negative posts I’ve read are usually completed series reviews that look at some of the cons after explaining what makes the show good. Or even if the … Continue reading Do People Dislike Reading Negative Reviews? (And Why I have a Hard Time Writing them)

Kubikiri Cycle: the Portrayal of Nietzsche’s Idea of Genius

Nietzsche’s portrayal of what a genius is and how people treat them has been one of the fundamental conceptual building blocks of Author NISIOISIN, who has established himself as one of the best light novel authors of recent times. His most popular work, the Monogatari Series, has been adapted into one of the most critically … Continue reading Kubikiri Cycle: the Portrayal of Nietzsche’s Idea of Genius

An Easy Introduction to Love Triangles – Manga Review and Recommendations

I usually hate love triangles. They are especially frustrating when I have a character that I am cheering for and that character ends up being the character left out by the end. You know, shows like Toradora with Minori Kushieda or Nisekoi with Onodera or Go-Toubun with Miku or any romance with childhood friend characters, … Continue reading An Easy Introduction to Love Triangles – Manga Review and Recommendations

The Suspension of Disbelief in No Game No Life

The willing suspension of disbelief if a concept in film, or in media just in general, which describes when the audience avoids thinking critically to believe a concept for the sake of enjoyment. And when the audience breaks the suspension of disbelief, the audience flips off that switch that prevents them from thinking about that … Continue reading The Suspension of Disbelief in No Game No Life

How Music in Slice of Life can transform「calming」into「relaxing」

Music affects our viewer experience, often much more than we end up realizing. When reading media reviews, especially ones concerning anime, I often see a lack of focus on the sound section. Now, of course I definitely think that part of this is on the fault of the anime industry, due to many series having … Continue reading How Music in Slice of Life can transform「calming」into「relaxing」