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Anime: The Art of First Episodes

What do first episodes achieve? In its most simplistic form, it hooks the viewer into the show. After all, this is its mission; it has to make people want to view the next episode, and the next. For the more people you have viewing your show, the more popular it is, and ultimately, the more [...]

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Parasyte: The Maxim – Anime Analysis and Review

It's fair to say,  Parasyte tickles me in all the right places. A feat that the majority of anime fails to come even close to doing. Not especially because the shows I watch are inherently unworthy, but because they simply do not compare with the truly brilliant shows I have had the pleasure of watching [...]

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The Osiris Child – Why We Need Films Exactly Like It!

  Recently, I watched an obscure(ish) film titled, in full: The Osiris Child: Science Fiction Volume 1 The Osiris Child is a 2016 Australian film directed by Shane Abbess. Who has previously directed science-fiction films, Infini (2015) and Gabriel(2007). Neither of which was released to any kind of critical acclaim. The Osiris Child breaks this trend. [...]

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Perfect Blue – Exploring Satoshi Kon’s Masterpiece

  Satoshi Kon. A name that is instantly recognised, and hugely respected within the anime community and business. Known for his distinct thematic elements, and unmistakable tonality of his films. Sadly, the man behind many other critically acclaimed classics such as, Tokyo Godfathers, Paprika, Millennium Actress, and Paranoia Agent passed away in 2010 after a very [...]

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Stand-out Media – Across All Mediums

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 [...]

Barakamon – Anime REVIEW!

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 [...]