Character Analysis: Rei Ayanami

Rei Ayanami is one of the most fascinating characters in anime history. Period. Final. Full stop. Now, let’s be honest with ourselves. Anime has a lot of things going for it. It can be exciting. It can be profound. It can be heart wrenching. But at the same time it’s cartoons, okay? You know, cartoons. […]

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Character Analysis: Alita

There are three characters that seem to me to be related to one another because they are all explorations of what it means to be human. The three are Rei Ayanami from Neon Genesis Evangelion, Mokoto Kusunagi from Ghost in the Shell, and Alita, the namesake of Battle Angel Alita. Rei is interesting because she […]

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Whoops, I Did It Again

Yes, I ordered another $20 manga blind box from a company that shall remain nameless until they fork over some fees for product placement. This is the second time I did that. I was happy with the first, so, this time WHEN IT WAS ON SALE (mua ha ha ha ha) I went for it […]

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