Tag: Opinion Piece

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

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

How Should Honorifics Be Handled in Translations?

If there is one piece of the Japanese language most fans have picked up from anime, it’s the honorifics system. Despite this, or perhaps because of this, there is constant...

/ May 17, 2017
Anime Streaming

The Good Points of Netflix and Amazon Anime Streaming

From a consumer standpoint, Netflix and Amazon get a bad wrap in the anime community. But, when you take a look from a business standpoint, for the anime industry, they’re...

/ May 11, 2017

Anime Subtitles Can Be Pretty Bad Too

Anime subtitles are the only way English speaking people can watch a new show straight from Japan within the hour. That much is a given. But just like the post...

/ March 31, 2017

Fuuka – Wish Fulfilment and Art Criticism?

Within critique of media like anime or video games, there is often a desire to be objective. This desire is understandable; humans wish to find “the objective truth”. For me,...

/ March 20, 2017

Screw Griffith, The Good Points of this Berserk Character

Griffith from Berserk is more than just a meme, and this deserves to be discussed.

/ March 5, 2017