Koi Kaze: Rational Taboo

  Fellow blogger, Psychime (give him some love!) recommended Koi Kaze to me. And, I'm very glad he did so!   Fair warning, this is gonna be a long one. Hang in there with me!   An In-Depth Look at Koi Kaze Ah, where do I start... finding a relevant place is hard... Broadly, Koi [...]

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Spirited Away, Studio Ghibli, and Youth

As far as I know, Studio Ghibli's Spirited Away was the very first anime I watched. Well... maybe that's not strictly true. When I was a kid, there was Pokemon and Yu-Gi-Oh. But... I'm inclined not to include them. For what better place to start than with Ghibli and its auteur Hayao Miyazaki. I'll start [...]

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Character Design – Rage of Bahamut: Genesis

Rage of Bahamut: Genesis has quickly become one of my favourite shows of all-time.   It has the whole package. The art direction is great, as is the animation that propels it forward. Not to mention, the engaging plot, and rich lore of the world it all exists within This being said, the main attraction [...]

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The ‘Attraction’ of Eromanga Sensei

  Eromanga Sensei - Entertainment? I'll admit it, I... enjoy Eromanga Sensei. However, I don't think - in any sense - it's a great show...  it probably isn't even a good one. And yet, it keeps pulling me back after each episode... for a reason that is slightly lost on me. Almost as if it shouldn't [...]

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REVIEW – My Hero Academia | Season 1

My Hero Academia (Boku no Hero Academia) is a long way away from the things I am accustomed to watching. Yet, after the first two episodes, I was completely captivated by it. So, let's get into it: Spoilers... obviously     My Hero Academia is the story of Midoriya, a teenager who has lived out [...]

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Anime – Breaking Down Social Stigma

Not so long ago, I was talking with a relative - though them being a relative didn't matter so much, because the response would most likely be the same from most people. I mentioned an anime I'd recently watched: Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid   The response, whilst it wasn't overtly negative or critical, it was [...]