Should We Stop Mocking Stories For Trying?

your lie in april

As anime reviewers you kind of have to sometimes be pretty harsh, or just not review anything you didn't like which makes no sense and kind of defeats the purpose. But there's being harsh and then there's falling into the habit of mocking stories for their efforts. It's become a fairly common criticism of a … Continue reading Should We Stop Mocking Stories For Trying?

A Decade of Anime 2015

Anime of the Decade

We're finally past the halfway point of the decade and into 2015. Some of my favourite anime of all time come from this year with only 2016 topping in terms of anime I've rewatched to death so let's get into my picks for best anime 2015. That said, with so many great anime to choose from I'd love to know what your picks would have been.

A Decade of Anime 2014

Anime of the Decade

We've reached 2014 and it is another big hitting year for anime, though arguably not quite as dramatic as 2013. Still, there's plenty of excellent titles to choose from so I'd love to know what your favourites from the year were.

Tuesday’s Top 5: Ordinary Anime Characters Who Inspire

Tuesday's Top 5

While many an anime character has inspired me, it is worth noting that a lot of anime characters have super powers, or magic, or destiny, or some other force working for them, which makes their actions a little less applicable to the everyday life that most of us lead. This list is to the heroes … Continue reading Tuesday’s Top 5: Ordinary Anime Characters Who Inspire

Tuesday’s Top 5: Anime That Only Have One Season

Tuesday's Top 5

There's something to be said for an anime that can tell a complete story in 11, 12, 22, or 24 episodes and not leave the viewer unsatisfied or waiting for a conclusion that may never occur. While I have nothing against the longer running anime brethren, the anime I rewatch most often meets the condition … Continue reading Tuesday’s Top 5: Anime That Only Have One Season

Tuesday’s Top 5: Appearances of Cherry Blossoms in Anime

Tuesday's Top 5

We are finally done reflecting on the anime of 2017 and now it is time to get into some new lists. To start us off, I am look at my 5 favourite uses of cherry blossoms in anime. These flowers are just adorable and are incredibly prolific so I am absolutely certain that you all … Continue reading Tuesday’s Top 5: Appearances of Cherry Blossoms in Anime

Friday’s Feature: Are There No New Ideas?

lie

I'd suggest that those who haven't watched Your Lie in April and haven't read yet what happens, that you might want to try one of my other posts and come back after you've either watched the end or someone else has spoiled it for you. It's a common criticism of television shows, movies, and of … Continue reading Friday’s Feature: Are There No New Ideas?