Trigun is one of those stories that is a great story because it’s a great story. Okay, yeah, that was a little more obscure than my technical writing profs would have liked. To be more specific, Trigun looks like dog doo but people love it because it has an engaging plot with likable characters: Vash, […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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