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 … Continue reading Games and Thrones – Kakegurui xx Review

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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 … Continue reading Tears and Fears Clannad: The Complete After Story

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 … Continue reading Clannad: The Complete Story

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

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

Always After-School: K-ON! Review

So after watching Toradora, a very melodramatic romantic comedy, it only seems fitting that I would follow it up with the exact opposite. Also fun fact in between watching K-ON! I decided to watch Synecdoche, New York which is a film about existential dread (safe to say emotionally I've been all over the place with … Continue reading Always After-School: K-ON! Review

Dragons, Taiga, and Bear Santa Oh My! Toradora Review

Lately I've been "hard at work" on a new video review... but I also decided it was time to watch a new anime series. Now I'm a little nervous because I recently got a couple new followers after getting a shoutout from an Anime blogger.... so I can't wait to do what I do best … Continue reading Dragons, Taiga, and Bear Santa Oh My! Toradora Review