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

Anime, Character Analysis, Demon Slayer

Zenitsu Agatsuma: Annoying or Relatable?

The cowardly comic relief is an extremely old cliché in storytelling. Almost as old as the cliché of them actually being among the strongest characters in said story. You can find plenty of examples of characters like this in anime, from the action shounens to the slice of life comedies. They're all generally similar; loud,… Continue reading Zenitsu Agatsuma: Annoying or Relatable?

Demon Slayer, Manga, Review, Watch This Anime!

Demon Slayer Manga: A Modern Shounen Classic?

About a year ago, I reviewed the first season of the Demon Slayer anime. While I mostly stand by it, I do wish I had been a bit more critical of it. Looking back, while I still greatly enjoy it, I can acknowledge it is a more flawed show than I let on. Still, I… Continue reading Demon Slayer Manga: A Modern Shounen Classic?