Category: Anime

  • 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 […]

  • We Need to Talk About Naofumi (Rising of the Shield Hero)

    We Need to Talk About Naofumi (Rising of the Shield Hero)

    More like Falling of the Shield Hero, am I right? Unoriginal jokes and season two commentary aside, let’s talk about Shield Hero. Of all the countless isekai anime to come out in the last five years, there is no doubt that this one made the biggest splash (not counting sequels, like Re:Zero season 2). It […]

  • The Narrator: The Spice that Makes Kaguya-sama Tick

    Okay, I know that sounds ridiculous. Just hear me out on this one. Kaguya-sama: Love is War is one of the best examples of a character-driven comedy we’ve gotten in years. Aka Akasaka has shown time and time again that he knows exactly how to continuously squeeze laughs out of his characters without running out […]

  • Big Mom: One Piece’s Most Terrifying Villain

    Big Mom: One Piece’s Most Terrifying Villain

    The sheer number of villains occupying the pages of One Piece put every other shounen series to shame. That’s to be expected, with the length of the series. But the sheer quality of each and every one of them is something to be admired. Almost all of these bad guys are unique and interesting, and […]

  • Spring Anime 2022: Warm and Friendly

    Spring is here once again. The snow is melting. The flowers are blooming on the trees. Allergies are flaring. The school year is approaching its end. It’s the perfect time to stay inside and watch anime. There are some heavy hitters this season. Kaguya-sama is back for season three, therefor I am allowed to be […]