Ma: Anime’s Movement in Stillness

Editor’s Notes: This was an essay for my Japanese Animation Film Studies course. It’s pretty length because it’s a fourth year course and I had to meet requirements but it was nevertheless an enjoyable write for one of my more interesting university courses. One of anime’s most significant aesthetic aspects is the stillness in its imagery; […]

Alderamin on the Sky

Eight episodes into Alderamin on the Sky, I’m finally open to giving it a recommendation and if you’ve been following this show then you probably aren’t surprised as to why I’m giving this recommendation now after a relatively emotional episode. Alderamin on the Sky follows Ikta Solork and four of his allies who are citizens of […]

Re:Zero -Starting Life in Another World-

Where’d you go, Jon? Eh, no comment. Let’s just pretend like I never left instead of sifting through excuses, amirite? That out of the way. Re:Zero is arguably one of my favorite animes at the moment. It has a fuckton of positives, particularly in the first twelve episodes. Subaru (the main character) seems to check […]

Erased #12 Treasure (Spoiler-Filled Review)

Oh-so rarely in all entertainment forms do you get a series that’s good from beginning to absolute end. Erased, is an exception to that tendency. I was afraid that it might end in a way that might make the show sour on me, apparently the live-action movie had a ‘weird’ ending and the series it’s […]

Erased #11 Future (Spoiler-Filled Review)

And caught up. That didn’t take long. I believe there’s only one episode left too and I fully intend on watching that episode as soon as I physically can. Future is an extremely slow and frustrating episode – don’t get me wrong, I’m not saying it was a bad one, not at all, and with […]