Character Analysis, Pokemon, Video Games

Cynthia: The Pokémon Champion Feared by All

Let me harken back to your childhood. Think back to your first Pokémon game. Doesn't matter which one it is. You've spent a long time on your journey. You've got a full team of six, you've overcome countless trainers, gotten all eight of your gym badges, and defeated an evil group of gangsters and maybe… Continue reading Cynthia: The Pokémon Champion Feared by All

Character Analysis, The Mind of a Character

The Challenge of Introducing a Character

Characters are the lifeblood of a story. They drive the plot forward, guiding the audience through the events of the story as they themselves live it. Through them, the audience enters the world of the story. But they don't just pop up out of nowhere. Your audience won't immediately know who your characters are. So,… Continue reading The Challenge of Introducing a Character

Anime, Character Analysis, One Piece, The Mind of a Character

Trafalgar D. Water Law: The Surgeon of Death

One Piece is a series with a lot of characters. Shocking, I know. The 1000+ chapter long story has a huge cast. But among that cast, very few characters are properly fleshed out. Only the most important characters, mostly the Straw Hats themselves, are even given a backstory. Then there's the best non-Straw Hat character… Continue reading Trafalgar D. Water Law: The Surgeon of Death