Close your eyes for fifteen seconds and picture a fantasy protagonist. It can be a specific one from a specific book, or it can be a nameless representation of the genre. Just picture the guy you imagine as a fantasy hero. Chances are that you imagined some kind of heroic looking knight. Or perhaps a… Continue reading Why I Love Bilbo Baggins
Berserk isn't the most pleasant manga ever written. I know. A series about demons that will kill you and rape you being fought by the angriest dude ever isn't pleasant. It's a dark series that explores complex themes with deep characters that suffer from horrible problems. Which makes this little dude kind of baffling. Me:… Continue reading In Defense of Puck
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
Oh boy, it's time to use my favorite outdated meme again!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
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?