I’ve talked before about how trios of characters can fall into familiar patterns, specifically The Eternal Triangle, Mind, Body, and Soul, Princess, Protector, and Protagonist, and Hero, Sidekick, and Girlfriend. To that we can add Daddy, Mommy, Child, as represented by Kobayashi, Tohru, and Kanna in Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid. There are probably other stable […]Read more "The Power of Three Plus One: Wolf’s Rain"
GROUND RULES: If you know how The Ancient Magus’ Bride ends DO NOT TELL. If you don’t, feel free to throw something on the floor. Okay, this is the next to last in my continuing series on The Ancient Magus’ Bride, previous posts here and here and here. What I’m trying to do in this […]Read more "How is this going to end? The Ancient Magus’s Bride"
One of the cool things about the blogosphere is that we sometimes actually talk to each other. I know, right? And of course I mean “type at” not “talk to,” but you’re here. You know what I mean. So we got to talking and they mentioned character analysis, and I said, “You know, I was […]Read more "Character Analysis: Haruhi Suzumiya"
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So, in other obsessive writer news, the third book in the Ravenhawk world is done, the second book is with the publisher just so it’s in their hands (I work in tech, my paranoia is justified) and book one is still scheduled for sometime this year. The muse is finally…
Ergo Proxy was one of those things I found by accident, on a list of underrated anime, I think, and it is a wonder to see. It’s enormously stylish, very steampunk-y, has an unbelievably catchy closing theme (Paranoid Android) by the English band Radiohead, and has a down-and-dirty Overcoming the Monster meta-plot line that gets […]Read more "The Power of Three, Broken: Ergo Proxy"
Yeah, I play Pokemon Go. No, I don’t pay for it. I’m crazy. That don’t make me dumb. The notorious Pokemon Go map. Not my screenshot. The gyms look different now, too. But Christmas Day I had one of those experiences that hopefully explains why I find a game intended largely for young kids useful, […]Read more "Marginally Relevant Post: Pokemon Go"
I don’t know who besides myself reads the anime lists at ranker.com, but I certainly do. I have a long list of anime I want to watch…and in the winter, while I’m at work, it does nothing but get longer…and I have to get ideas from somewhere. So if I see a list of things […]Read more "Overrated? Maybe"