I finally got the chance to watch Horimiya — the most highly acclaimed romance show of the 2021 winter season. I enjoyed the couple volumes of the manga that I read and the aesthetics on the trailer looked like something I enjoyed; this was a show that I went into with high expectation. As expected, … Continue reading Horimiya is Great But It Has a Pacing Issue
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)
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
Romance is one of the most popular genres around and it's easy to see why. The idea of love is so easy to build around for writers and write conflicts in. For the viewers, the tension before a confession is like that of a thrilling action show. Of course, the events that lead up to … Continue reading The Dilemma With Romance Shows
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 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
Thanks to Ethan for tagging me for the Challenge: Tagging Stories with Color! It's very nice to be tagged by someone who I enjoyed reading from pretty recently with a lot of conceptually interesting posts on shows. This looked pretty fun so I decided to take my shot at it. I haven't done any of these … Continue reading Tagging Anime with Color!
Mobile Suit Gundam’s creator, Yoshiyuki Tomino, is one of the most influential directors of all time. And while his works as Gundam’s director is great, my favorite work that he has ever done is the anime that our blog's title is based on: Garzey’s Wing, a three episode epic of a man whose spirit is … Continue reading The Best Comedy Anime of All Time
For anyone who is even slightly intrigued by the historic military tales like that of the World Wars, Youjo Senki is truly captivating. In this post, I’ll be going through Youjo Senki, the book, the manga, and the anime, to explain what makes Youjo Senki so interesting for the viewers and the appeal of each … Continue reading Youjo Senki is Incredibly Fascinating!
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」