The Best Way To Beat A Dungeon

Sword Art Online Alicization Episode 14 Eugeo strikes

Oh no, the protagonist is facing a dungeon full of twists and turns and traps. Whatever shall they do? Well, if modern trends are anything to go by they certainly won't actually just work their way through it.

Death March to the Parallel World Rhapsody Episode 4: Becoming a Hero

Review: Well that was a nice twenty minutes of watching someone else playing a dungeon crawler and defeating the boss first go without any real effort once he equipped the right weapon. It's amazing how reading this sequence was kind of interesting but watching it isn't, even though the episode plays out almost identically to … Continue reading Death March to the Parallel World Rhapsody Episode 4: Becoming a Hero

Sword Oratoria Episode 1

Overview: A spin-off of DanMachi (It is Wrong to Try To Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon), Sword Oratoria focusses on Ais and the Loki Familia. Review: For a show that is supposed to focus on Ais, she's remarkably passive to absent in this first episode with far more time being given to introducing a … Continue reading Sword Oratoria Episode 1

DanMachi Series Review

Overview: In a fantasy world, Bell Cranel wants to be an adventurer and wants to meet the love of his life in a dungeon. With the divine blessing of his Goddess, Hestia, Bell is going to work hard to become strong. Review: Alright, I avoided this anime when it first came out. The name "Is … Continue reading DanMachi Series Review

Friday’s Feature – The Nice Protagonist

This week I'd like to examine the nice protagonist (note - this is slightly different from the self-insert protagonist so common in the vast majority of harem comedies). No, the nice protagonist has the defining trait of being nice, but still has additional personality traits (underneath being nice all the time). Just like overpowered or … Continue reading Friday’s Feature – The Nice Protagonist