Archive for the 'Anime' Category

I’m an Asshole after all

Sunday, July 13th, 2014

(Follow-up to this post)

Quick Takes on Adult Swim

Sunday, June 22nd, 2014

Log Horizon: (A Little) Better than Sword Art Online

Saturday, May 24th, 2014

A Thorough Legal Analysis of Wizard Barristers

Sunday, April 20th, 2014

A Generic Short Review of a Generic Short Anime

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014

The Most Irresponsible Man in Space

Sunday, March 16th, 2014

Princess Tutu was Too Too Tedious

Thursday, March 13th, 2014

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From the New World Takes Itself Seriously

Sunday, January 19th, 2014

From the New World feels like it’s from the old world, in that it takes you back to a time when plot mattered and seriousness was considered a good thing. Nowadays everyone’s praising anime that “doesn’t take itself seriously.” It’s the non-blood-related sister of “it is what it is.” If you want mediocrity, by all […]

JoJo’s Mediocre Adventure

Tuesday, January 7th, 2014

I’ve seen a whole bunch of “Best Anime of 2013″ lists placing JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure at or near the top. Come on, 2013 wasn’t that bad. JJBA, while fun and stylish, has too many shitty fights to keep it from being great. Seriously, I haven’t seen this many shitty fights in a shounen anime outside […]

Umineko (anime) > Umineko (VN)

Sunday, December 29th, 2013

Remember how everyone was always bitching about the Umineko VN being SO much better than the anime? (Yeah, I know you could replace “Umineko” with any VN adaptation and hear the same bullshit.) I watched the anime. Then I read the VN. Then I rewatched the anime. Here’s the red truth: 1. The Anime was […]