When One Episode Turns Good to Great : Kotoura-San Episode Review

Today we are doing another episode review, taking a deeper look at why my favorite episode of Kotoura-San is in my opinion an execeptional work of storytelling. If you're worried about getting spoiled for the series you're in luck because we are going to be looking over the first episode... Hopefully I can hook you [...]

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Space is the Place Tour DLC – Behind the Design (2)

This is a continuation from my previous post going behind the scenes and talking about how each planet for the Space is the Place Anime Blog Tour came to be, read it! If you want to. Aria - The Animanga Spellbook Request: Preferably sky blue with gold starbursts on it, although if that colour combination [...]

Space is the Place Tour DLC – Behind the Design (1)

Hello there traveler, hope we've had a pleasant journey. I'm sure a few of you have completed the space tour and have read up on many fun tales by now. If you're still unaware, I did a huge collaboration with the talented anime community we have around here and we all did a space themed [...]

Manson Murders, Demonic Dongs, and Devil Daddy

I'm sure that's a title that grabs your attention. So you may or may not be aware of this at this point... but I'm really bad at this. Sometimes I just want to recommend a movie or discuss a movie but I don't have enough substance to contribute to the conversation outside of a couple [...]

Chain Mail Time! Rewarding Some Recognition and Sharing the Shine

I hate all of you. Do I usually start these off so rude? Okay, I'm sorry.... I hate most of you. Allow me elaborate in this edition of Chain Mail Time! I mean a celebration of more blogging awards. A while back I was nominated by the wonderfully talented, and fun blogger from Annlyel Online. [...]

“You’ve Never Seen a Tale Like This” Crystal The Lion King (Review)

In the last one: At least I’m glad that my favorite Disney movie doesn’t have any people in it so good luck making a live-action version of The Lion-King. Haha could you imagine… well good luck to whatever Disney property is the next victim. *Goes to check Disney’s line-up* AW F- And so it continues... UCK. [...]

Expelled From Paradise (Review) [Space is the Place]

Good evening, weary traveler. Welcome to my planet, and hopefully your first stop on a journey through the cosmos. I’ll be your friendly navigator for the Space is the Place expedition and help you find out where to go. First, you’re probably wondering how I got in this situation…. how does one go from a [...]

The Search for El Sueño Fauno

FADE IN: INT. KON BROADCAST STATION - NIGHT On top of the door resides a black brick completely lost in shadow. A mechanical click sounds and the brick is illuminated into a crimson red glow reading "On-Air". The sign gives an electrical hiss that rivals the irritating frequency of a cicada. WYATT WENT, an eccentric [...]

Games and Thrones – Kakegurui xx Review

7 Psychopaths and a Game of Craps is back! That was a joke I made in my original Kakegurui review, which is an important one from my end. It was actually my very first anime review and after re-reading it to gain some perspective for this review I think it’s… okay. It’s interesting to see [...]

Final Exam (1981) Review

Is 80’s slashers the theme of the summer, my attempt to cash in on the nostalgia more shameless than New Coke… maybe not after this one. Final Exam is a neutered slasher that can be described in one word… BORING! Spend time with this cast of characters more notable by the unfunny nicknames I give [...]

Graphic Design for Cheapskates and Know-Nothings

Hello and welcome to my skill share audition for my course on “Graphic Design for Cheapskates and Know-Nothings”. While I’ve used the Adobe Products and highly recommend them, I experiment with free editors just to show that you can still do graphic design if you believe in the heart of the cards. If you are [...]

No Sleep After Watching ‘Sleepaway Camp’ (Review)

Dear Mom and Dad, I know this seems to go against my claims that we will no longer be on speaking terms if you sent me here, but I am only writing this because one of the counselors chewed me out over it. I’m glad something got chewed around here because the food surely isn’t. [...]

Paint Broad Strokes

Hisao Naka ひさお 中 Art invigorates life. Without the presence of art, existence would be dull. A bottomless pit in which we endlessly fall down. Some try clawing their way back to the top, others appear to be swimming up stream, diving deeper but not the artist. The artist just captures the experience with whatever [...]

Tears and Fears Clannad: The Complete After Story

READING PART 1 IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED. THIS IS AN ARC BY ARC REVIEW OF CLANNAD: AFTER STORY WHICH WILL DETAIL AND SPOIL THOSE ARCS SO DON'T READ THAT IF YOU DON'T WANT TO BE SPOILED. READ THE FIRST COUPLE PARAGRAPHS OF PART 1. IF I STRETCH THE INTRO ANY LONGER THIS BECOMES UN-READ-ABLY LONG SO [...]

5 Tips and Tricks for Better Blogging

Hi, there I’m Bill K. Scamaton and I’m sure you’re here to learn a few tips and tricks about blogging and how you can learn to build a better blog. Oh, I’m no psychic, the reason I know that’s the reason you are reading this is I understand the concept of perceptive readers. While most [...]

Clannad: The Complete Story

“It is sadder to find the past again and find it inadequate to the present than it is to have it elude you and remain forever a harmonious conception of memory.”- F. Scott Fitzgerald The concept of rose-colored nostalgia googles tells me that this might not be a great idea but if you give me [...]

The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly Red Box Rentals

Two posts in a row with the same format, looks like Hollywood isn't the only losings it's creativity. Well, decided I had to post some good old simple movie reviews; movies is in the name and I don't like feeling like I'm false advertising. You know what you came for let's get into it. The [...]

Diet Aladdin (2019) Review

https://media.giphy.com/media/X98PijOYa3Tl6/giphy.gif I just want to emphasize Jasmine’s facial expression here. Remember when during A Whole New World it just looked like Jasmine was having the time of her life and it was this incredible journey: wind in your hair through this soft blue sky and despite it being this epic adventure across the world and [...]

The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of Animated Sequels

Remember when this was my main review format? Yeah, apparently me neither. This isn't even how I did it; it was always one film not this weird fudge, marry, kill movies edition. Alright, let's review away. The Good - How to Train Your Dragon: The hidden World https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SkcucKDrbOI How to Train Your Dragon is an [...]

RGB and Captain Marvel Share Best Kiss on the Iron Throne – MTV Movie Awards

The MTV MOVIE AWARDS are coming up and I'm certainly not their audience, but that wouldn't stop me from voting anyway. I have no idea what I'm talking about so this should could be interesting. Let's see how it went shall we. Why is BlacKKKsman here? Great movie but why pretend like it fits in [...]

Putting on the Producer’s Cap: Pitching the Next Detective Pikachu

Currently the lightning mouse detective is taking the world by storm. So far, the initial response seems vaguely positive which as a video game adaptation…we take those. Video game film adaptations have a notorious history of being less than stellar. Most for reasons spanning from failing to understand the value of player autonomy in certain [...]

The Sympathetic Killer

Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil, Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Vile Ted Bundy is what I think is the title of the Netflix movie everyone is talking about at the time of writing this. I’ve heard mixed responses on the film mostly pertaining to how the film has chosen to portray Ted Bundy through the perspective [...]

A Critic’s Critique of the Critics’ Critic: Are You Allowed to Say Endgame is Bad?

Preface: I don't like to stir the pot but I mean just look at that title. It was too fun to pass up the opportunity to write that. I feel it necessary to warn you all that there is something truly terrifying that I will be discussing today, and it is something that may have [...]

Conventional Wisdom(shortcut ep. 3)

Hello everyone, welcome back to my short film series shortcut where we look at short films usually through a specific lens to hopefully think of these various elements of film to gain some perspective and grow as media creators and critics ourselves. The common factor between today's bunch is genre conventions. Conventions are common traits, [...]

Celebrating Bloggers’ Anniversaries/ Sunshine Blogger Award Part 2

I've Noticed Something Hey did you notice Karandi over at 100 Word Anime just celebrated their 3 year blog anniversary this month? No, but they're awesome! I'm glad they're still continuing to make incredible content. I'll be sure to recommend anyone who hasn't to go check them out and congratulate them on reaching that milestone. [...]

When One Episode Turns Good to Great – Beyond the Boundary Episode Review

Anime is a cruel and unforgiving mistress. The bittersweet nature I’m finding with enjoying anime series is that there are certainly incredible shows to be discovered, but a lot of them will be a brief affair. For some context, what I’m talking about all comes down to syndication philosophy. My fellow Americans... let’s face it [...]

Ooh What a Twist! (shortcut ep. 2)

Short films live and die on how with it being such a short commitment to watch them what makes them worth remembering? Often filmmakers will pander to political biases to make their work noteworthy... when that doesn't work they may try to demonstrate their outside the box writing chops by creating an ending the audience [...]

Epic Endgame Review

So, I just saw Avengers: Endgame and while my review style is to be somewhat interpretative to allow you to weigh my criticisms and praises to reflect on your own... but there are no opinions when it comes to this movie… only facts. The fact is this is the greatest film in all of existence. [...]