Archive for May, 2012

We get it, you’re an anime character

Saturday, May 12th, 2012

Die already Two things irk me about this scene. First of all, words beginning with a vowel should be preceded by the indefinite article “an”. Second of all, anime characters talking about how they’re like anime characters is lazy, cheesy, unclever bullshit. It happened all the fucking time in the Daily Lives of High School […]

Unlimited Blade Works = Unlimited Action

Friday, May 4th, 2012

There are many things that visual novels, light novels, manga, and other non-animated works can do better than anime. Action is not one of them.¬†Action is meant to be watched, not interpreted. Nobody wants to read a fight or piece together still shots of a sporting event. Not only is it oxymoronic for “action” not […]