The Power of Three: Penguindrum

Penguindrum is one of those thing, like Wonder Egg Priority, that people have been recommending to me, like, forever. Really. Seriously. For ever. A Certain Retailer had two of the light novels and I gobbled them right up, wondering why the story seemed unfinished. SURPRISE! There are THREE novels. D’oh! And the anime wasn’t for […]

Read more "The Power of Three: Penguindrum"

Oh, So Tropical: The Soul Girl

I don’t know how many times I’ve looked at a trio of characters and seen them forming a classic Mind-Body-Soul trio. Sure. How about Blossom, Buttercup, and Bubbles, right? One thing about those roles is that two of them are stereotypically male and the other stereotypically female. Is that morally right? Heck, no. But tropes […]

Read more "Oh, So Tropical: The Soul Girl"