If you've watched any amount of anime, there is no doubt at one time or another you have come across the misanthropic protagonist. While they aren't as prolific as the 'nice guy/girl' protagonist or the 'wanna-be the best' protagonist, they are a breed of protagonists that crop up from time to time, though they are … Continue reading The Double-Edge Sword of a Misanthropic Protagonist
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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
There's something to be said for an anime that can tell a complete story in 11, 12, 22, or 24 episodes and not leave the viewer unsatisfied or waiting for a conclusion that may never occur. While I have nothing against the longer running anime brethren, the anime I rewatch most often meets the condition … Continue reading Tuesday’s Top 5: Anime That Only Have One Season
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
There's no doubt that Madhouse is a bit of a powerhouse when it comes to producing anime. They've got a large number of fairly big titles under their belt and the quality of so many of their productions is undeniable. That isn't to say they don't have any misses and those will need to be … Continue reading Tuesday’s Top 5: Anime Produced By Madhouse
Yes, this post has been inspired by Darling in the Franxx's Zero Two, unfortunately she doesn't get a place on the list due to the uncertainty about how her character will develop from here. Certainly she has all the traits of the characters below so far. Obsessively possessive of her chosen 'Darling', not entirely needing … Continue reading Tuesday’s Top 5: Characters Who Love Their ‘Darling’ To Death
Overview: I seriously can't believe I hadn't reviewed this anime already. I was probably holding it off for a special occasion and the lead up to Halloween works for me. Plus, having watched the Netflix movie recently the anime was on my mind so I rewatched the first half of it again so now seems … Continue reading Death Note Series Review: Not Quite Cat and Mouse
Last week I reviewed the Netflix Death Note movie and I tried really hard to review it as a movie in its own right rather than as a poorer version of the psychological masterpiece that is the original anime (at least the first half of it). However, while I read a lot of reviews about … Continue reading Friday’s Feature: A True Champion Can Adapt To Anything, But Don’t Mess With The Source Material