So I subscribe to an anime goodie box services. Sometimes they send me real crap, as in someone there thought it would be cute to send The World’s Lamest Face Mask (TM) in the first COVID-era box. Yeah, um, nope. But they also send cool stuff. There was a cute little Gundam head I had […]Read more "The Eternal Parallelogram: FLCL"
There was something powerfully cute about Love, Chunibyo, and Other Delusions. It’s about kids with delusions of having super powers (yeah, chunibyo), which puts them on the extreme end of the spectrum that includes things like identifying with magical or powerful characters, playing RPGs, and doing cosplay, and since I do all those things I […]Read more "Character Analysis: Rikka Takanashi"
Sailor Moon is the longest series I’ve ever watched, and the source I was using, for whatever reason, stopped supplying dubbed or subbed episodes after around #160, so I haven’t seen the end. Still, it wasn’t bad, although I would have liked Sailors Uranus and Neptune to do more than stand around telling the other […]Read more "How to Write a Sailor Moon Episode"
Citrus is the story of two teen-aged girls falling in love. I’d like to be profounder than that, but that’s what it boils down to. It has some problematic issues starting with the fact Mei and Yuzu Aihara are step-sisters, so legally, although not biologically, they’re involved with incest, but through volume four of the […]Read more "The Power of Two: Mei and Yuzu"
Those of you who know the story know the Haruhi Suzumiya saga know it all started way back when with a light novel called The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya. That book created nine sequels (ten in Japan), anime series of the same name, a manga series, a volume of fan stories, two more anime series, […]Read more "Irrelevant Post: New Suzumiya"