Tag: anime

The Adaptational Aspirations of UQ Holder! Episode 2

UQ Holder!’s second episode leaves little for me to complain about! In many respects, this is what a good anime adaptation of UQ Holder! should look like. Honestly, if it...

/ October 14, 2017

The Adventure Begins Again in UQ Holder! Episode 1!

The anime adaptation of UQ Holder! – Magister Negi Magi 2 has finally graced the small screen. As a die-hard fan of Negima and a regular reader of UQ Holder,...

/ October 6, 2017

The Shifting Tones Between Work and Play in New Game!!

When New Game! first aired in the summer 2016 season, I enjoyed it a lot. It was comfort food to me. Imagine my surprise when I began watching season 2,...

/ September 26, 2017

The Night is Short, Walk on Girl Q&A with Director Masaaki Yuasa and Producer Eunyoung Choi

The following article is a transcript of a Q&A panel with Masaaki Yuasa, director of The Tatami Galaxy, Lu Over The Wall and The Night is Short, Walk On Girl, and...

/ September 17, 2017
Violet Evergarden

Violet Evergarden Q&A Panel with Director Taichi Ishidate and Opening Singer TRUE + Episode 1 Credits

The following article is a transcript of a Q&A panel with Taichi Ishidate, director of Beyond the Boundary and upcoming anime Violet Evergarden, both at Kyoto Animation, and TRUE, the...

/ August 12, 2017

Symphogear G, The Self, and the Importance of Thematic Clarity

With Senki Zesshō Symphogear AXZ currently airing, I felt it was well time for me to dive into Symphogear. While season one was a fun romp, the sequel Symphogear G,...

/ July 19, 2017

Narrative Through Fighting in My Hero Academia

My Hero Academia is an anime that is rich for analysis. It takes the aspects of various battle shonen anime and executes them well. Executing those tropes deeper than some...

/ July 1, 2017