As a fantasy fan from the cradle I love a good dash of magic in my narratives. That said, sometimes the very presence of magic can hurt the story. Here are 3 ways magic can undermine what might otherwise be a pretty good story.
Series one left me wanting more and 2020 finally delivered (though I didn't actually get to watch it until 2021). That said, The Irregular at Magic High School isn't for everyone and there's some definite reasons why some viewers won't be impressed. For those who adored the first season though, there's plenty to enjoy here. Be sure to read the full review.
You know sometimes when you are watching an anime and you realise how much you would love to travel more and see more places and experience more things? I get that feeling a lot though regularly it isn't for places that actually exist and most of the time I think if I ever actually went there I would probably die. However, I've decided to put together my top 5 vacation spots picked from watching various anime. Here I go on my fantasy tour of 5 places from anime I'd love to visit.
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
Overview: In 2095 magic have become scientifically broken down and magicians are part of various countries basic defense strategy. The Shiba siblings, Tatsuya and Miyuki, have been accepted into First High School but Miyuki is accepted into the first course where as Tatsuya, who scored brilliantly on paper but poorly in practical tests, is only … Continue reading The Irregular at Magic High School Series Review
I'm trying very hard to not get bogged down on lists that all focus on physical appearance but characters who wear glasses always seem to fascinate me. Particularly characters that only wear them in certain scenes. So this week and next I'll look at some of my favourites, starting with the females. Please Note – … Continue reading Tuesday’s Top 5 – Characters who wear glasses (female)
I mentioned in a previous post I was thinking of adding a list feature and I've decided to jump in feet first and see what happens. I will probably be a bit hit and miss at first but eventually I hope to make this a weekly feature. As the title suggests I'm going to attempt … Continue reading Tuesday’s Top 5: Top 5 Red-Heads (Female)