Wizard Barristers: Too Much Order

Wizard Barristers: Too Much Order

Almost immediately after being introduced to Cecil, we find out she is a genius. Something about going to college at 15 and becoming a barrister at 17, if memory serves me correctly. To top it all off, she one ups a cop trying to search her property, she investigates a crime scene because it is … Continue reading

Michiko to Hatchin: From Out of Nowhere

Michiko to Hatchin: From Out of Nowhere

Let’s begin with a hypothetical:  Would you buy Guilty Crown on bluray or DVD. Most of you would likely say no, as the series was widely panned, given its lack of plot. Of course, it was pretty. Still, even if it was pretty, it only had a rating of 7.89 on MAL. Now, let’s assume … Continue reading

Sakura Trick – Perspective Is Relative

Sakura Trick – Perspective Is Relative

I saw a post on Anime is Dead the other day about the excessive yuri in Sakura Trick. It was a good post detailing that an anime like Sakura Trick doesn’t necessarily have male only viewership, and that the show isn’t necessarily objectifying women. On both points I would agree. On the first point I … Continue reading

Space Dandy – Why Saving Anime is Killing it

It seems as though, at least from the perspective of someone who is slowly fading out of hardcore fandom, that each season has fewer shows that truly inspire. Instead, we get retreads of common scenarios intermixed with sequels filled with tired ideas. Of course, it seems like every season we get some new anime that … Continue reading

Guns and Girls in Anime

Guns and Girls in Anime

I get it. It’s who we are. I mean, look at the extremely weird standards we hold our waifu to. God forbid most of them ever touch a gun. They need to be pure and delicate, or otherwise who the fuck would want to… well you get the idea. Suffice it to say, I was … Continue reading

Ugly in Anime

Ugly in Anime

I understand that the medium is supposed to be, in part, the suspension of reality. Certainly, things like TTGL or FLCL could never happen in real life. However, those stories don’t necessarily depend on the looks of their characters for the movement of the plot. Certainly, I may think differently of TTGL’s Simon if I … Continue reading