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

Gol D. Roger: Building a Legend

This might sound odd, but I've always found the very first page of One Piece to be incredibly memorable. Or, for anime viewers, the initial lore dump that opened every episode in the early days of the series. It's incredibly simple: here's the pirate king, here's how he died, here's what he said, and here's… Continue reading Gol D. Roger: Building a Legend

Books, Character Analysis, Stormlight Archive, Tier List

My Stormlight Archive Character Tier List

Oh boy, it's time to use my favorite outdated meme again! The strongest reason (of many reasons) to love the Stormlight Archive series is, without a doubt, its characters. Rarely before has a fantasy series had a cast this diverse, interesting, and memorable. Brandon Sanderson truly did something remarkable by crafting them all. Each and… Continue reading My Stormlight Archive Character Tier List

Berserk, Character Analysis, Manga, The Mind of a Character

Did Griffith Do Anything Wrong?

R.I.P. Kentaro Miura. Your legacy will last forever. Yes! Holy fucking shit, yes he did! This motherfucker did everything wrong! #GriffithDidEverythingWrong Okay, now that that's out of my system, let's analyze the character. Griffith is, beyond a shadow of a doubt, one of the most hated manga characters of all time. And for good reason.… Continue reading Did Griffith Do Anything Wrong?

Anime, Character Analysis, HunterxHunter, The Mind of a Character

Killua Zoldyck: An Awakening of Heart

Hunter X Hunter has a lot to appreciate. A vibrant world. An incredible power system in Nen. Remarkably memorable villains. Incredible fight scenes. On and on and on. It's easy to see why it's considered one of the best manga/anime of recent times, and easier to see why people want to see a proper end… Continue reading Killua Zoldyck: An Awakening of Heart

Character Analysis, Demon Slayer, The Mind of a Character

Kibutsuji Muzan: Absolute Evil and a Dropped Ball

Demon Slayer has one of the most morally pure protagonists Shounen anime has ever seen. Tanjiro, right down to his core (quite literally, as we learned in the Mugen Train arc) is kind, selfless, and heroic. The dude shows empathy to demons who gleefully monologued about how they devoured little girls or some shit. Of… Continue reading Kibutsuji Muzan: Absolute Evil and a Dropped Ball