Category: Opinion Piece

How Ergo Proxy Blurs the Lines between Human and Machine

Ergo Proxy is a bizarre but meaningful piece of sci-fi that throws multiple ideas into the kitchen sink to varying degrees. From its simple cyberpunk and post apocalyptic storylines to its more conceptual episodes like...

/ August 21, 2016

Exploring the Pacing and Time in Genshiken

Genshiken is my favorite manga of all time, and now that it’s going to be ending it seems like the right time to explore it (though, I started writing this...

/ August 2, 2016

How Soul Eater Teaches Us to Not Fear the Reaper

Soul Eater teaches us that one day we will die.

/ July 24, 2016

It’s Right To Be Wrong In Anime Adaptation

There’s a precedent as old as time that the original work is the better one. I remember being in school and there was this playground assumption that if you hadn’t...

/ July 21, 2016
Love Live

The Evolution of µ’s in Love Live!

As Love Live! has grown from Bokura no LIVE Kimi to no LIFE to Bokutachi wa Hitotsu no Hikari, µ’s look and their animation has changed dramatically, and with Love...

/ July 15, 2016
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