Assassination Classroom Season 1 and 2 Series Review: Every Experience Can Teach Us Something

This is part of a series of re-posts of older reviews on 100 Word Anime. The original review came out in July 2016 and can be foundĀ here. This post definitely needed some updating given it had some awful formatting with the images, a writing style that didn't flow in the slightest, and mostly I was … Continue reading Assassination Classroom Season 1 and 2 Series Review: Every Experience Can Teach Us Something

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Tuesday’s Top 5: Ordinary Anime Characters Who Inspire

Tuesday's Top 5

While many an anime character has inspired me, it is worth noting that a lot of anime characters have super powers, or magic, or destiny, or some other force working for them, which makes their actions a little less applicable to the everyday life that most of us lead. This list is to the heroes … Continue reading Tuesday’s Top 5: Ordinary Anime Characters Who Inspire

Tuesday’s Top 5: Smart Anime Characters

Tuesday's Top 5

Before getting into this list, I will point out that one of the most annoying things in stories than an anime character who the audience is told is smart who then acts like a complete air-head for the entire run-time. I get that some characters are smart in one specific skill and therefore have issues … Continue reading Tuesday’s Top 5: Smart Anime Characters

Tuesday’s Top 5: Blog Posts in 2017

Tuesday's Top 5

As the year draws to a close I figured it was time for a little bit of reflection so my count down this week isn't one of anime characters or shows but rather the 5 posts that caught my reader's attention over the year (working purely on views and not on engagement or actual quality … Continue reading Tuesday’s Top 5: Blog Posts in 2017

Tuesday’s Top 5: Anime That Make Me Cry

Tuesday's Top 5

I'm sure all anime fans have a favourite series out there that they enjoy just because it hits them hard every time they watch it. That show, and that moment, that has you breaking down into tears. It isn't a feeling I seek out all that often but every now and then it is exactly … Continue reading Tuesday’s Top 5: Anime That Make Me Cry

Tuesday’s Top 5: Sequels

Tuesday's Top 5

I tend to run sequels down a lot (see Feature Discussing Sequels and Prequels), which is sometimes justified, but occasionally there are sequels, part 2's, and follow ups that actually do add something to a series and are fairly enjoyable to watch. So I decided to think about all the good sequels out there for … Continue reading Tuesday’s Top 5: Sequels

Tuesday’s Top 5: Opening Themes in 2016

Tuesday's Top 5

One of the things most of us remember about an anime series is the opening theme. Whether we loved it or hated it, listened to it every time, or reached for the remote (mouse) to hit the skip. Opening themes set the tone for the entire viewing experience and yet it is another element I … Continue reading Tuesday’s Top 5: Opening Themes in 2016

Tuesday’s Top 5: Visually Interesting Anime in 2016

Tuesday's Top 5

When I made my judgements about best and worst series I make that judgement based mostly on entertainment, characters and plot. Visuals (whether good or bad) play little part in that judgement. So this week I want to look at the top 5 anime in 2016 that I found visually interesting. As always I'd invite … Continue reading Tuesday’s Top 5: Visually Interesting Anime in 2016

Tuesday’s Top 5: Male Characters from 2016

Tuesday's Top 5

Last week I looked at the female characters from 2016 that left an impression. This week I turn my attention to the guys. I'm going to be honest; this was a much harder list to write. The reason being that female characters still tend to play a lot of support roles and still tend to … Continue reading Tuesday’s Top 5: Male Characters from 2016

Reflections on Anime in 2016 – The Best and The Worst of the Year (in my opinion)

It's the first day of the year so let's look back at the year that was. I know that at the end of Summer I did my first reflection post looking back at the anime I'd watched andĀ  I purposefully left D Gray Man and Sailor Moon Crystal 3 off the lists because nostalgia was … Continue reading Reflections on Anime in 2016 – The Best and The Worst of the Year (in my opinion)