Tuesday’s Top 5: Anime Bookworms

As an avid bookworm myself I definitely appreciate seeing characters who read, who talk about books, and who generally respect stories and it is no surprise that some of my favourite characters ever are bookworms (though there are plenty of book reading characters who are neither here nor there really). Today I'm counting down my … Continue reading Tuesday’s Top 5: Anime Bookworms

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Girls’ Last Tour Series Review: Don’t Let The Moe Characters Fool You

Overview: Chito and Yuuri are maybe the only two people left in the world and they are travelling around without much of a destination looking for supplies. Along the way, they reflect on a number of fairly big questions about the world and life. Review: There's something very special about Girls' Last Tour. It is … Continue reading Girls’ Last Tour Series Review: Don’t Let The Moe Characters Fool You

Tuesday’s Top 5: Female Characters in 2017

Here is is. My top 5 female characters of 2017. These girls have personality, purpose, they entertain and I get where they are coming from. As such, it is a highly personal list and I understand that everyone is going to have their own opinion on this one. So please, feel free to share your … Continue reading Tuesday’s Top 5: Female Characters in 2017

Friday’s Feature: The Dynamics of Duos

The Autumn 2017 anime season gave viewers many things, but one thing I took away from it was an absolute love of Chito and Yuuri, a duo made up of two moe girls surviving in a dying a world. In a show that really only had two characters for the majority of its run time, … Continue reading Friday’s Feature: The Dynamics of Duos

The Best of Autumn 2017

And the Autumn Season has come to a close bringing an end to the 2017 year in anime. While the poll for best of the year will get going tomorrow, for now it is time to reflect on the final anime season that 2017 had to offer. Starting with my picks, we'll then look at … Continue reading The Best of Autumn 2017

Girls’ Last Tour Episode 12: Parting At The End of the World

Review: For a final episode of a slice of life/post-apocalyptic anime this episode this episode of Girls' Last Tour hits all the right notes. First we look back at the journey the girls have taken courtesy of their catalogue of photos that they have taken since receiving the camera. Also, throw in the most overt … Continue reading Girls’ Last Tour Episode 12: Parting At The End of the World

Girls’ Last Tour Episode 11: Painting a Grim Picture of the Past

Review: While the whole time we've traveled with Chito and Yuuri we've been given hints about the society that was once upon a time, this episode is the most blatant yet at suggesting that the old society literally self-destructed through war and weapons. While it isn't guaranteed that war wiped out most people, the obvious … Continue reading Girls’ Last Tour Episode 11: Painting a Grim Picture of the Past

Girls’ Last Tour Episode 10: Not Answers But Insight

Review: Girls' Last Tour continues to avoid the trap of exposition dumps as it doesn't explain in detail how the world the girls are exploring came to be. Instead, we continue to be immersed in the world, gaining some insights as we go along and being left with many questions to ponder. It helps that … Continue reading Girls’ Last Tour Episode 10: Not Answers But Insight

Girls’ Last Tour Episode 9: Asking the Hard Questions

Review: Girls' Last Tour continues to probe at why people are the way they are, what our purpose is, and what it even means to be alive. That said, this isn't the get a simple moral at the end of the episode kind of thing given the themes of this show are intrinsically woven in … Continue reading Girls’ Last Tour Episode 9: Asking the Hard Questions

Autumn 2017 Week 9

And we are closing in on the end of the season with some shows having only a handful of episodes left. Regardless of how things go, Autumn has been my favourite season overall. Even the lesser shows this season have been pretty entertaining if for no other reason than to tear them apart, but there's … Continue reading Autumn 2017 Week 9