Character Analysis, Devil May Cry, The Mind of a Character

Vergil: A Deceptively Simple Rival

Why yes, I am very excited for Devil May Cry 5: Special Edition, what could have hinted you off to that? Out of all the Capcom game franchises, Devil May Cry doesn't have many recognizable characters. Everyone knows Ryu, Chun-Lee, Bison, and Akuma from Street Fighter. People know Megaman, Dr. Wiley, and Zero. Hell, I'd… Continue reading Vergil: A Deceptively Simple Rival

Character Analysis, The Mind of a Character

John Hammond: Book VS Movie

Out of all the changes between the Jurassic Park book and the film, this character might be the biggest one of the lot. Seriously, the two are almost unrecognizable as the same dude. John Hammond is essentially the living, breathing inciting incident of the Jurassic Park story. He's the dude that made the park in… Continue reading John Hammond: Book VS Movie

Character Analysis, Manga, My Hero Academia, The Mind of a Character

Shigaraki Tomura: When the System Fails

Manga spoilers! If you're not caught up on the My Hero Academia manga, don't read this article! There are some massive plot spoilers in this thing! Shigaraki was the first big bad introduced in MHA. But honestly, when he was first introduced, he wasn't all that impressive. The spotlight was pretty thoroughly occupied by the… Continue reading Shigaraki Tomura: When the System Fails

Character Analysis, The Mind of a Character

Hayasaka Ai: Two Sides of the Coin

It's incredibly rare for a comedy show to have deep and interesting characters. Most shows present us with a cast of one-note gag characters. They'll often run their respective jokes into the ground, which can make them all pretty uninteresting. Initially, it seems like Kaguya-sama: Love is War was going to fall into that same… Continue reading Hayasaka Ai: Two Sides of the Coin

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

The Simplistic Beauty of Monkey D. Luffy

Spoilers head for One Piece. Granted, all the things that I'll be spoiling happened years ago now (god damn is this series long). But given how many people are using their time in quarantine to catch up, I figured I'd give the warning regardless. If you do decide to read, I hope you enjoy. There… Continue reading The Simplistic Beauty of Monkey D. Luffy