Category: Opinion Piece

HoneyWorks’ ‘I’ve Always Liked You’ The Most Bland Shoujo Anime Film Ever

High school romance animes seem to be done many ways and are more creative than HoneyWorks’ Zutto Mae Kara Suki Deshita (I’ve Always Liked You). Even ones that follow certain formulas at...

/ February 8, 2017

Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid Anime Proves That Adaptions Can Be Better Than the Manga

This season’s Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid shows there are lots to be gained in an adaptation. There is a widespread belief that the source material is always better, an idea that...

/ February 2, 2017

Politics in your name, Shin Godzilla and Yuki – Snow Fairy

I saw Your Name. in cinemas a month ago. A month prior to that, Shin Godzilla. Then a few weeks ago, a classic anime, Yuki – Snow Fairy. I’m not just...

/ January 1, 2017

JoJo’s Diamond is Unbreakable’s Rock Hard Community

Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure‘s fourth part, Diamond is Not Crash, I mean Diamond is Unbreakable is quickly approaching it’s climax. It is, at least in my view, one of the best...

/ December 17, 2016
Makoto Shinkai

Your Name.’s Makoto Shinkai Isn’t the Next Hayao Miyazaki (That’s a good thing!)

With the release of Makoto Shinkai’s latest film, your name., the mainstream have declared him to be Japan’s next Hayao Miyazaki. Shinkai isn’t the next Miyazaki, he’s the current Shinkai,...

/ November 25, 2016

Magical Girl Raising Project episode 5 review – The Witch of the Forest

I won’t lie, I can’t resist gay magical girls. That’s a lot more to enjoy about episode 5 of Magical Girl Raising Project though. After the intense betrayal of last...

/ November 12, 2016

Drifters Episode 4 Anime Review – Totally maybe Jesus

I WAS RIGHT! This episode of Drifters truly was exclusively a narrative driven episode and had some of the series now awkward humour.

/ November 1, 2016