Author: jernahblunt

  • Moving + Taking a Break

    I feel like the title says it all, but I guess I can elaborate. Content on this blog is going to go dark for the next little while. I’m in the middle of a big move right now and I while be for at least a month, so I’ll be halting work here to focus […]

  • Anime and Frame Rates: Higher is Not Better

    Little heads up: I’m gonna get a bit angry in this article. Because today’s subject matter is one that I’m more than a bit passionate about. Frame rates. They’re a big part of any visual medium, even if you might not realize it. The most obvious example is in video games. People love to get […]

  • Wind Waker: Set Sail For Adventure!

    Wind Waker: Set Sail For Adventure!

    I was gonna review both of the Oracle games and Minish Cap, but I decided to save those for another day. Mostly because I don’t really care for any of those games and going through them was starting to get a bit tedious. Of all the Zelda games, Wind Waker is one of the most […]

  • Isaac Netero (Hunter X Hunter): He Who is Human

    Isaac Netero (Hunter X Hunter): He Who is Human

    The old-man mentor. Or as I like to call them: the not-Roshi. A staple of shounen anime that has endured almost as long as the genre itself. Generally, they fit a few personality traits. They’re usually very silly, highly perverted, and goofy all around; this is done to make their wisdom, knowledge, and power all […]

  • Legends and Lattes: A Fresh New Start

    Fantasy can be a pretty repetitive genre. You’ll see a lot of the same tropes and character archetypes across multiple different series. That’s not a bad thing by any means; fantasy is one of the most enduring genres in literature. But every now and then, you just need a break from the high-stakes adventures about […]