It’s easy to dislike poor Shinji. He’s passive and males are supposed to be aggressive. He’s supposed to love Rei but he’s fascinated with Asuka. He’s supposed to be the hero but time and again he quits, and other people die because he does. He doesn’t fit in with other anime stereotypes; he doesn’t kick […]Read more "Character Analysis: Shinji Ikari"
I don’t get enough opportunity to put on the animator’s hat. That’s one of the things I do, you know. I’m a writer and I talk about tips and tricks for writing that I see in anime. That’s easy, in a sense, because every anime is written and so every anime has SOMETHING to say […]Read more "Stop Motion Animation: Beastars"
Steins;Gate is one of those things I saw a long time ago but never really had a chance to take a close look at until just recently. It’s got a lot going for it, so long as you’re willing to overlook the fact that Okabe is a complete jackass. Steins;Gate has a second problem, and […]Read more "How To Build a Series: Steins;Gate"
Hi Guys, Just thought I would invite you all to my group ‘Real Anime Addicts’. We are a little Facebook community that enjoys discussing anime and … My Anime Group (blogger advertising opportunity)Read more "My Anime Group (blogger advertising opportunity)"
Okay, taking up from last time, (yeah, if you didn’t read it last time this won’t make a lot of sense this week, there there’s the link right there) Magical Girl shows tend to have four common characteristics, I mean, apart from just having Magical Girls in them: Transformation Mutual support Cuteness Triumph The formula […]Read more "Going Dark II: Puella Magi Madoka Magica"