It's becoming a fairly standard cry each and every season. "There's another light novel adaption with all its tropes and cliches." And then fans of the source get defensive, those who dislike light novel adaptations start throwing out every poor adaptation ever as evidence that the entire idea of adapting a light novel is fraught … Continue reading Why Is The Number of Light Novel Adaptations A Problem?
This week we are counting down 2018's top 5 anime mascot characters. Mascots can be cute, they can be annoying, they can steal the whole show, but which ones have made my list this year? Be sure to leave me a comment sharing your favourite mascot characters from 2018.
Kotaro as the manager is doing a good job at fighting with Haiji from Run With The Wind for gaining the title of most obnoxious character of the season. Haiji at least has his good moments in between being a blatant manipulator whereas Kotaro here is just obnoxious in every single scene he is in. … Continue reading Zombieland Saga Episode 4: Zombies At A Hot Spring
As much as the first episode made a splash and instantly grabbed my attention with its zany and hard hitting first scene and a follow up that was fairly surreal mostly because the audience didn't see it coming, episodes 2 and 3 had an uphill battle to maintain that. Firstly, the surprise is lost. We … Continue reading Zombieland Saga Episodes 2 + 3: With The Gimmick Revealed, Does This Have Staying Power
Three episodes in to Zombieland Saga, and I spent a good hour of my life staring at a blank blog post thinking of how to actually review episodes 2 and 3 without just throwing the entire thing into the trash and calling it a day. As much as the first episode had left a strong … Continue reading Friday’s Feature: The Not-So-Wonderful Wizard of Saga
Right, so I have no idea where this plans to go or whether or not MAL labelling it as an action/horror is accurate. So far I'm getting a very horror/comedy vibe and this first episode is highly entertaining but it left me wondering what they intend to do for the next 11 episodes.