In which soldiers do un-soldier-like things.Continue reading
Reviews & Reflections
One Human Sacrifice: Weathering with You’s Great Question
Drown the city to save yourself and your love.Continue reading
Eggs and Admiration: A Reflection on Liz and the Blue Bird & Ririka Kenzaki
When you meet someone like this, you’ll know they’re not the same as anyone you’ve met before.
Tragedy and Healing: Why Maquia Makes Us Cry
On Mari Okada’s magnificent directorial debut and how it deftly weaves narrative, theme, and aesthetic together to create a gorgeous emotional tapestry.
Fate/Extra LAST ENCORE’s Grand Journal of Despair
Despair is a reality with which we must contend.
[Review] Bungo Stray Dogs: Dead Apple
As you may or may not have heard, Crunchyroll brought the Bungo Stray Dogs: Dead Apple film over the states as part of their Movie Night series. I was lucky enough to check it out, and I wrote up a review of the film with my thoughts! It’s no Heartcatch Precure movie, but few franchise films are so I can’t knock it that bad for being visually stunning while kind of flat narratively.
A Brief Look at the Merits of Overman King Gainer
Yoshiyuki Tomino’s idiosyncrasies have rarely been so approachable, delightful, and altogether entertaining.
Among Other Things, Star Driver is a Triumph of Aesthetics
On the radiance of a certain anime.
Towards a New Life – Kizumonogatari Part III: Reiketsu and Cyclical Realities
When the dust settles, are you living a life you are happy with?
The Grand, Insubstantial Importance of a Child: Reflections on Alice and Zoroku
Sometimes, the best thing you can say to a child is: “I love you.”