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
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 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
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
Normal Text: JunBolded Text: Edy Valentine’s day has finally come! The day where you get to pursue and discover new love… a day to spend with your partner! Whatever you are doing today, it’s a great day to celebrate this lovey dovey, rose-colored atmosphere! What are you saying Jun? There is nothing to celebrate in … Continue reading 6 Perfect Anime to Match the Valentine’s Spirit!
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!
Hidamari sketch journal is a watch along where the two of us watch the Hidamari Sketch series in chronological order on the actual dates that the episodes are supposed to be on. Today’s episode was on February 11th, so we’re watching it today, on February 11th! Feel free to join us in this watch along … Continue reading Hidamari Journal Year 2 February 11th