I wrote this previously, Why You NEED to Watch, Made in Abyss I'll admit it, within my own writing, I have never been a huge fan of worldbuilding. I prefer to invest more time into my characters, and the situations they find themselves in. Yet, this isn't to say I don't appreciate worldbuilding in the [...]
Kiki's Delivery Service is my all time favourite Studio Ghibli film. Those of you who haven't read my content before might think this is something of a surprise... after all, not many people are on the same wavelength as me regarding this one... then again, I doubt they are with many of the things [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Pom Poko was within the first ten or twenty anime movies I ever watched, many, many moons ago. And, one I have loved ever since. It's one of those slightly underrated Studio Ghibli movies that don't get talked about all that often, or that is to say, nowhere near the level that the others [...]
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 [...]
All of us in the anime community know the kind of controversial questions that surround Oreimo. They're all over the place, hiding in the corners of Reddit's r/anime, and no doubt in other corners where the darkness dwells. Though, don't go too deep - at least if you value your eyesight... Before reading - if [...]
Analysisng what Slice of Life anime is, and what makes it so appealing today.
Looking at the anime, Watamote. How does it get humour so right?
Thoughts on writing dialogue. What makes it good? Why do I think it's so important?