Tag: Comedy

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

Star Driver: Takuto of The Radiance and Style over Substance (But in a good way!)

Star Driver: Takuto of The Radiance is not a show that excels at showing the depths of the human psyche. It’s not about never giving up when fighting against a cruel...

/ June 12, 2016

The Bizarre and Entirely Intentional Comedy of Tsutomu Mizushima’s Mayoiga: The Lost Village

There’s been huge discussion from even before Mayoiga started airing on whether or not it is a comedy series. It obviously is, but director Tsutomu Mizushima who both planned and...

/ June 5, 2016