Category: Opinion Piece

Food Wars

Food Wars and the Nature of Criticism

This article will contain spoilers for Food Wars up to the first episode of Season 2. The spoilers are mainly related to traits characters hold and the Shokugeki in the first episode...

/ July 13, 2016

How Silver Spoon Made the ‘Fish Out Of Water’ Story Refreshing

Silver Spoon is a special show for many reasons, from its wonderful and realistic handling of agriculture as a profession to its fantastic characters and their natural development over the...

/ July 11, 2016

The Humanity in Hellsing and Killing Alucard

The Hellsing series by Kouta Hirano is perhaps best known as a ‘continuation’ of the original Dracula novel by Bram Stoker, where instead of being killed by Abraham Van Helsing...

/ July 10, 2016

The Sweet Simplicity of Hanayome wa Motodanshi

I’ve recently been learning about the idea of primary sources and secondary sources, and how they have different purposes.  Most manga would be a secondary sources on any given topic,...

/ July 8, 2016

Summer 2016’s Fantastic Anime Soundtracks

The 2016 Anime Summer Season is upon us and with that comes the inherent excitement for new shows. The fishing for whatever show is good that will inevitably happen every...

/ July 6, 2016

Connecting To The Flawed Yet Gorgeous Kiznaiver

Kiznaiver is a fascinating thing. It’s an undeniably flawed show ranging from rather boring exposition to overly on the nose dialogue to development in characters seemingly coming completely out of nowhere....

/ June 29, 2016

High School Debut! Does Realistic First Love School Romance Right!

High School Debut! is like Ore Monogatari!! in the sense that they both have a super likeable couple that you’re rooting for all the way and enjoy watching them experience...

/ June 25, 2016