Through A Silent Voice, Yamada Naoko established herself as one of the greatest anime directors of our time. What followed after was her more experimental piece, Liz and the Blue Bird, the film which I consider the best that anime has produced. In this post, I will be running through the choices that Yamada Naoko … Continue reading Yamada Naoko’s Liz and the Blue Bird (And A Silent Voice) — Emotions Through Camera
BS reviews is a series where Edy and I look for the unseen genius in anime that have not been widely recognized by the public. Today, we will be talking about the deep hidden meanings and excellence of Akikan, a widely unknown anime from 2009, based on a light novel. We are living in an … Continue reading on the Bright Side Reviews (BS reviews): Akikan!
BS reviews is a series where Edy and I look for the unseen genius in anime that have not been widely recognized by the public. Today, we will be talking about the deep hidden meanings and excellence of Ex-arm, a widely unknown anime from 2021. To say that Ex-arm is good would be understatement. It … Continue reading on the Bright Side Reviews (BS reviews): Ex-Arm
100 is quite the number huh? I want to say thank you to everyone that follows and reads the blog. Although Jun and I didn’t start this blog looking for followers but rather to find a place and community to talk extensively about the medium we love, it’s always super gratifying to see when you … Continue reading 100 followers + Plans for Future
Edgar Wright has been one of the most unique director that I adore. I recently got the chance to rewatch the film that launched him into popularity, Shaun of the Dead. Here, I will be dissecting the types of visual effects that Edgar Wright uses to create contrast for comedy along addressing some of the … Continue reading Shaun of the Dead Review
I have always had a hard time explaining why I like the Kara no Kyoukai movies (or Garden of Sinners from now on) to the extent that I do. To me, the Garden of Sinners movies have been one of the strangest series I have watched. While I see the movies as sometimes confusing, indirect, … Continue reading Garden of Sinners 1 – How to Build Atmosphere
Made in Abyss is an outstanding anime that I rewatched recently, and although it's pretty great throughout, there's a shift in episode 10 that marks a fantastic turning point for the series that I rave about for a little bit in this post.
Expositions are boring. This was how I used to think for the longest time. I mean, who really wants to watch characters talking while sitting in a cafe or walking down the street when you can be watching something more exciting happen, some type of action or drama? But if watching Bakemonogatari taught me anything, … Continue reading Hyouka’s Ingenious Cinematography and Aesthetics
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'm the Main Character of a Harem Manga, but I'm Gay so Every Day is Hell for Me” is a hilarious manga that I can recommend to literally everyone. In this post I quickly cover what it's about and why you should read it.