Character Analysis, RWBY, The Mind of a Character

James Ironwood: The Biggest Missed Opportunity

I know I've done my fair share of bullying RWBY in the past. But to be fair: season seven wasn't that bad. Sure, it wasn't all that good. But it didn't make me want to kill myself the same way that season six did. Granted, I was drunk when I watched it, but that's beside… Continue reading James Ironwood: The Biggest Missed Opportunity

Anime, Cartoons, RWBY, The Mind of a Character

Ruby Rose: The Hollow Archetype (The Mind of a Character)

Up to this point, I've analyzed characters that I thought were effective and well-written. But you can't know what is good until you know what is bad. So today, I want to discuss a character that I consider to be so frustratingly written that it hurts. Ruby, the central protagonist of RWBY, is not at all a… Continue reading Ruby Rose: The Hollow Archetype (The Mind of a Character)

Cartoons, Daily Rant, RWBY

Day 243: Fixing RWBY’s World

Now that we're finally done with the first season's plot, let's talk about something just as problematic: the setting. There's a lot about RWBY's setting that I really like. Weapons that double as guns, Semblance powers, the five countries, the Hunter Academies, fancy sci-fi tech, Grimm, Faunes, all of that is perfectly fine. However, the… Continue reading Day 243: Fixing RWBY’s World

Cartoons, Daily Rant, RWBY

Day 242: Fixing RWBY Volume 1 Season Finale

Part 1 Episodes 1-2 Part 2 Episodes 3-4 Part 3 Emerald Forest (5-8) Part 4 Episodes 9-10 Part 5 Episodes 11-14 It's finally time to tackle some of the biggest problems of the series. These two episodes are the main reason why I started this project in the first place. So how am I gonna… Continue reading Day 242: Fixing RWBY Volume 1 Season Finale