Anime, Character Analysis, Dragon Ball, The Mind of a Character

Piccolo: The Coolest Character Left Behind

It has been 60 0 days since Jonah last talked about Dragon Ball. Dragon Ball has a bad habit of leaving cool characters in the dust as the heroes and villains get stronger. Every human character is so weak by the end of DBZ that you start to wonder why they even show up in… Continue reading Piccolo: The Coolest Character Left Behind

Character Analysis, D&D, The Mind of a Character

A Beginner’s Guide to Writing Dungeons and Dragons Characters

If you've been reading this blog for a while (thank you!), then you'll know just how much I love Dungeons and Dragons. Seriously, I've managed to fit it into pretty much all of the major categories I have. I just need to find a way to talk about a D&D anime and I'll be all… Continue reading A Beginner’s Guide to Writing Dungeons and Dragons Characters

Anime, Character Analysis, Haikyu!!, The Mind of a Character

Tadashi Yamaguchi: Karasuno’s Spear

Haikyu!! is back and so am I. Anime loves to present the audience with extraordinary characters. People who can achieve the greatest of feats, despite the odds being stacked against them. They take that one special trait that they started with, be it some kind of special ability or talent or just sheer determination, and… Continue reading Tadashi Yamaguchi: Karasuno’s Spear

Character Analysis, The Mind of a Character

The Importance of Background Characters

There are three types of characters in a story. There are your main characters, your protagonists and antagonists, the guys that drive the story. Then there are your side characters, those that add flavor to the story and either aid or hinder our heroes/villains. And then there are those that fill the rest of the… Continue reading The Importance of Background Characters

Books, Character Analysis, Movies, The Mind of a Character

Inigo Montoya: How a Single Line Can Perfectly Capture a Character

In storytelling, there are three important things you need to do to establish your characters. It doesn't matter if it's a book, a movie, a video game, or whatever. If you don't do these three things, your character isn't destined to last. They are: Give the audience their nameEstablish their backstoryEstablish their goal Now, you… Continue reading Inigo Montoya: How a Single Line Can Perfectly Capture a Character