Consider this an ad for tomorrow's game review. I wonder what it could be! Dragon Ball has a huge selection of lovable, iconic characters. Son Goku is the most recognizable face in the history of anime! Vegeta still stands as the golden standard for antiheroes! Yamucha is the punching bag that everyone in the world… Continue reading Son Gohan: The Fallen Hero (The Mind of a Character)
It's time for the big one, boys and girls! At first glance, Guts seems like a pretty poor, one-dimensional character. He's a very angry and violent man with a vile personality. If you don't read beyond the first few chapters, you may think that he's just an edgelord for the sake of being an edgelord.… Continue reading Guts: The Black Swordsman (The Mind of a Character)
It's been a hot minute since I last talked about ONE. Aside from a few passive-aggressive jabs at One Punch Man's second season, I haven't discussed anything he's written in a while! Let's fix that, shall we? ONE has some of the most well-written characters I've ever seen in anime! One Punch Man's Saitama is… Continue reading Shigeo Kageyama: The Psychic Time-Bomb (The Mind of a Character)
Here's a link to the source, if you want to check out that excellent illustration of Shallan, drawn by ceriselightning. *Spoilers: I'm about to spoil a significant chunk of The Stormlight Archive series. If you haven't read them yet, go do that before reading this. It will take a lot of time, yes, but it's… Continue reading Shallan Davar: The Lightweaver (The Mind of a Character)
Yes, I have been watching the new Witcher show on Netflix. I've also been reading the books. I've considered finally getting around to playing the first two games too, if not for the fact that the first game isn't very good and Witcher 2 is hard to go back to after playing Witcher 3. My… Continue reading Cirilla Fiona Elen Riannon (Ciri): The Daughter of a Witcher (The Mind of a Character)
If you ask anyone who their favorite video game characters are, there is no way in hell you'll get the same answer from any of them. Some people will point to classic, iconic characters like Mario, simply because he's so lovable and charming! Others will point out characters like Joel and Ellie for being more… Continue reading What Makes a Good Video Game Character?
Alright, I'll say this one time for all y'all that have been sleeping on it! If you haven't watched March Comes in Like a Lion yet, you are missing out! It is one of the greatest anime of all time, with stellar characters, gorgeous animation, perfect pacing, and more effective tear-jerking scenes than you could… Continue reading Rei Kiriyama: The Coocoo Bird (The Mind of a Character)