I'm no stranger to rewatching shows. Even when I was a little kid, I would play VHS's literally to death. I'd watch my favourite shows and movies time after time, getting to the end of the video and instantly hitting rewind and beginning all over again. Once DVD's became a thing there were many titles … Continue reading Friday’s Feature: The Value Of Rewatches
There's something of an ongoing debate going about whether stories are better when they are plot driven or character driven, or whether some sort of balance is needed in between the two. For me, it always comes down to what type of story it is as to what I prefer the focus to be. For … Continue reading Friday’s Feature: Plot vs Character and What is Darling in the Franxx?
This month I turned my attention to Mecha anime in my podcast for patrons (patrons, if you are wanting the password for the podcast post, it is available on my patreon site for you). If you are interested the following anime are discussed: Evangelion Gundam Full Metal Panic Star Driver Knights of Sidonia Heavy Object … Continue reading March Podcast for Patrons – Mecha Anime
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Pretty much every anime fan will admit that at some stage they definitely struck the pose of their favourite character (usually a fighter) in real life. There's something very cool about character poses on screen and something utterly ridiculous about using them in real life and yet some cosplayers really pull it off. Today my … Continue reading Top 5: Character Poses
I've recently noticed that some anime have had some really interesting title images and thinking back I felt this list really did need an update. Not that the original titles on the list are in any way bad, just not so sure some of them hold up visually if I take away the nostalgia lens. … Continue reading Tuesday’s Top 5: Visually Appealing Anime Titles
With the Netflix release of Neon Genesis Evangelion coming up, it seemed like a good time to dust off this post and revise it a little. And no, I still haven't actually written a review of Evangelion but I'm pretty sure I am going to make that a priority to tackle early in 2019. In … Continue reading Tuesday’s Top 5: Reasons to Watch Evangelion
I often point out I have a love-hate relationship with the Gundam franchise in general. Some series I love and others I really hate and can't get into at all. I kind of have that same relationship with most Mecha anime. Some I get right into and others, even though the storyline is ostensibly the … Continue reading Friday’s Feature – Emotional Connections in Mecha Anime
Some more insights from anime characters. Firstly today Hikigaya. I love some of his logic and rationalizations. Even when they are awful there is always a grain of truth hidden inside and that kind of makes it all the more tragic. I'm going to agree with this quote. Particularly insightful given how little of Evangelion … Continue reading Words of Wisdom