The following are some of my favourite pieces of media, grouped into one glowing list of graciousness! From them, I derive not just entertainment, but also concrete meaning and personal connection to things that would otherwise seem mightily far away. Things I may never have come to understand myself. Each of us have pieces we … Continue reading Stand-out Media – Across All Mediums
Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice, is what I'm inclined to call a 'narrative' hack and slash' game developed and published by independent games studio, Ninja Theory. Ninja Theory are also responsible for games such as Heavenly Sword, and the re-boot of DmC: Devil May Cry. They have garnered a reputation for developing high-quality games. Something which Hellblade … Continue reading Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrafice – Exploring Mental Illness
Barakamon is a brilliant show. In fact, I might go as far to say it is in the top twenty anime I have ever watched. I really do regard it that highly. For good reason, too! Barakamon originally aired its twelve episodes during the Summer of 2014. The show is brought to us by animation … Continue reading Barakamon – Anime REVIEW!
I'd be lying if I said I don't absolutely love NEW GAME! (My review of S1) It's one of those shows I instantly fell in love with. This - for the most part - is down to its brilliant characters. There's isn't a single one I don't like. Each of them serve a purpose in … Continue reading The Relatability of Hifumi – NEW GAME!
So, this is not anime. It's a break-away from what I usually write. It's manga. More specifically, The Gods Lie The Gods Lie is a 2013 manga written and illustrated by Kaori Ozaki. The story follows eleven-year-old Natsuru, a grade-schooler who dreams of one day being a succesful footballer. In amongst this he meets … Continue reading The Gods Lie (Manga) : Youthful Innocence