When I finally get to my review of season 1 of Moriarty the Patriot one of the points I kept getting stuck on was that in order to make Moriarty seem so smart so many other characters ended up feeling like they were being dumbed down. This made me wonder about the difficulties faced in authors creating smart and genius anime characters. - Now with podcast.
Overview: I seriously can't believe I hadn't reviewed this anime already. I was probably holding it off for a special occasion and the lead up to Halloween works for me. Plus, having watched the Netflix movie recently the anime was on my mind so I rewatched the first half of it again so now seems … Continue reading Death Note Series Review: Not Quite Cat and Mouse
Overview: So Netflix decided to do a live action adaptation of Death Note and decided in the process to Americanise it. I could write a review where I tear this apart because it is genuinely nothing like the original and they'd have been better off just creating all new character names and just saying this … Continue reading Death Note 2017 Movie Review: That Was… Different?
Review: Hey, after 12 episodes I finally spelt the name right on the first go instead of the fifth. There's an achievement. Anyway, this ends pretty much exactly the way you would expect given the story so far. It's never done more than be a standard sword and sorcery fantasy and the ending, in all … Continue reading Chain Chronicle – The Light of Haecceitas Episode 12
Review: The movie finishes, they go to work, and then a light show. As usual, Tokine gets excited and we end with yet another riddle. Part of me has taken to wondering if this wondering if this whole show is some sort of travel advertisement with the quizzes thrown in to break up the random … Continue reading Nazotokine Episode 11
I'm actually not writing a Pokemon post but I just felt that those words really summed up what I wanted to discuss this week. I want to look at the motivations of anime protagonists and this idea of being the best. Pokemon has this concept at its core but it doesn't really look at the … Continue reading Friday’s Feature – I Want To Be The Very Best