Character transformation and loss is a driving force behind so many plot lines (just think Spider Man or Batman), but I find I'm drawn to stories where the story is about the change itself rather than what the character does after that point.
A shining example of a supporting character: Diamond in Land of the Lustrous is the voice of support for Phos but also deals with their own feelings of inadequacy. Here's a closer look at Diamond from Land of the Lustrous.
It probably isn't news that a lot of people don't like CGI in their anime. And given some of the efforts at using it, that's actually pretty understandable. At some point I'm going to have to look at those anime that end up just being an eye-sore, but that isn't today's list. Today I have … Continue reading Tuesday’s Top 5: Anime That Use CGI
I want to thank Moyatorium for tagging me on this because I really do enjoy quotes. That said, I'm going to keep these posts pretty short and I'm also going to break the consecutive day rule. I have however, decided to choose quotes from the Autumn 2017 anime season for my 3 days. Rules: Thank … Continue reading 3 Days, 3 Quotes: Day 1 – Sometimes A Little Is A Lot
Overview: Land of the Lustrous kind of took me by surprise during the Autumn 2017 season as its CG animation made it stand out from the crowd but for once in a truly beautiful manner. The story follows Phos, the youngest of a group of living gem stones who are hunted by Lunarians who wish … Continue reading Land of the Lustrous Series Review: Beautiful But Not Without Flaws
The final top 5 of 2017 list and this week I am focusing on those shows that I just found interesting to look at for whatever reason. Maybe they were pretty or set somewhere interesting, or maybe they were just plain bizarre, but they are shows that when I think about them I remember the … Continue reading Tuesday’s Top 5: Visually Interesting Anime 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
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
Review: While this isn't a perfect ending by any means with time wasted on the introduced character who ultimately contributes little to this season (though probably serves some greater purpose later) and overall no actual answers to the greater mysteries of this series, I couldn't help but feel satisfied by how this show came back … Continue reading Land of the Lustrous Episode 12: Phos’ Resolve
Review: I am a big fan of this show and have thoroughly enjoyed the watch thus far, but episode 11 delivers one thing I find really frustrating. Episode 10 was beautifully tense and dramatic building up to a wonderful climax leaving us with a cliff-hanger. Episode 11 resolves and diffuses any tension from that in … Continue reading Land of the Lustrous Episode 11: I Hate To Say Anti-Climatic But…