Category: Anime

Death March to the Parallel World Rhapsody

The Fantasy and Leisure of Death March to the Parallel World Rhapsody

Life can suck. It can be stressful with not even enough time to enjoy the quieter moments. Various circumstances leave you powerless under the pressures of society. What if you...

/ February 11, 2018

Hinamatsuri and the Maturation of Comedy

A lot of comedy manga are based on formulas. Here is a premise. Here are jokes that arise from that premise. Basic sitcom stuff. The manga Hinamatsuri takes these fundamentals...

/ January 28, 2018

Things Fall Apart in UQ Holder! Episodes 10, 11 and 12

So this is it, the end of the UQ Holder! anime. It’s been a wild ride, and these last three episodes were the craziest part of that ride. Shall we...

/ December 29, 2017

Looking at Kizuna Ai Through The Lens of Postmodernism

Hai Domo Virtual YouTuber Kizuna AI Desu! This has become the introduction of the phenomenon known as Kizuna Ai, the virtual YouTuber. She’s a Vocaloid with her own YouTube channel....

/ December 16, 2017

Harem Hijinks in UQ Holder! Episode 9

This week UQ Holder! mostly took a break from its plot to give us some time with the characters. Once again this entailed skipping to content later in the manga,...

/ December 6, 2017

The Fate of Tota and UQ Holder! in Episode 8

UQ Holder! completes it’s adaptation of the Fate arc from the manga, as well as lay the seeds for the show’s future. How did it fare in this endeavour? Fairly...

/ November 30, 2017
Little Witch Academia

Sprinkle of Magic – Little Witch Academia Interview w/ Yoh Yoshinari, Naoko Tsutsumi, and Yosuke Futami

At MCM London in October 2017, we were given the chance to interview the minds behind Little Witch Academia and the new gameĀ Little Witch Academia: Chamber of Time, Game Producer...

/ November 26, 2017