Stupid Childhood Promises in Anime, and Three Days of Happiness

Do you remember in specific detail, your best friends in elementary school? Do you remember the stupid throwaway promises you made as a kid? Are your experiences with your elementary school friends the ones you remember most and hold most close to your heart? Are you still in love with your crush from years and years ago in elementary school? If you’re the protagonist of a shitty anime/manga/visual novel, then the answer to this is most likely yes.

The Ultimate Pupa Review

Despite the show being pretty gorey, I’ve gone out of my way to take screenshots that don’t show any excessive gore! I know, I’m the best. Pupa is a TV short anime that aired in the Winter of 2014. It’s about two siblings and was somewhat infamous at the time it aired for being a pretty bad, gorey show. There’s many ways to review an anime, and in this post, for once I’ll be taking a very methodic approach where I look at various ‘elements’ of the show.

What makes Kaguya-Sama Stand Above the Other Rom-Coms

With the second season of Kaguya-sama being back on air, the popularity of the show has once again shown itself, with various anime communities having consistent conversations about the show. Kaguya has gotten an immense amount of popularity, even in the western fandom, with over 250,000 users listing the first season on MAL, and the … Continue reading What makes Kaguya-Sama Stand Above the Other Rom-Coms

Why Spoilers are Good for Anime(and any other story-telling medium)

There’s always some conversation going on in any community that involves story-telling about whether spoilers are good or not. And for the most part, people always argue in favor of no spoilers. Now, while I can totally understand people’s appreciation for the shock value in shows, I’m going to be arguing for why being spoiled … Continue reading Why Spoilers are Good for Anime(and any other story-telling medium)

Babylon’s Disappointing Second Half Doesn’t Stick its Landing

Babylon was a thriller mystery show, and for 7 episodes, it was by far the most interesting and intense anime of its season, and to me, 2019. It kept me on edge every episode with a new twist. The simple yet effective and sleek art style, interesting characters, unique yet catchy soundtrack, and the rare … Continue reading Babylon’s Disappointing Second Half Doesn’t Stick its Landing