Character Analysis, The Mind of a Character, Video Games, Xenoblade Chronicles

Tyrea: Fleshing Out an Assassin

Xenoblade Chronicles has a lot of memorable characters. Shulk, Reyn, Fiora, Sharla, Dunban, best-girl Melia, the actual hero of the story Riki, Mumkhar, the list goes on. And amazingly enough: the Definitive Edition adds even more on top of that! More impressive yet: it took a character that no one knew or cared about and… Continue reading Tyrea: Fleshing Out an Assassin

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

Kei Tsukishima: Karasuno’s Moon

SPOILERS!! Go watch/read Haikyu!! if you haven't already. I'm about to ruin one of the coolest parts in this article! You've been warned!! Yes. I'm back to Haikyu!! and before you ask, no. It probably won't be the last time. Tsukishima is one of the most interesting members of the Haikyu!! cast. Initially, he seems… Continue reading Kei Tsukishima: Karasuno’s Moon

Character Analysis, The Mind of a Character, Video Games

The Problem with Fighting Game Characters

In case I haven't made it clear before, I love fighting games! There are few things more fun than a one-on-one clash with another person! No RNG (most of the time, depending on the game), no teammates, nothing to get in the way. It is a true clash of skill. Whoever put the most time… Continue reading The Problem with Fighting Game Characters

Cartoons, Character Analysis, The Last Airbender, The Mind of a Character

Azula: The Mad Prodigey

Why yes, I did just finish my Avatar re-watch. What gave it away? One thing I don't often touch on in these analyses is Negative Character Arcs. To explain briefly: a Positive Change arc is where the character overcomes their Lie and changes for the better; these are what you see most often in fiction.… Continue reading Azula: The Mad Prodigey

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

Vegeta: The Prince of All Saiyans

Dragon Ball has some of the most iconic, recognizable characters in all of anime. Goku, Gohan, Piccolo, and even the newer characters like Beerus, Whis, Hit, and... *sigh* Jiren are so well-known that people who don't even watch the show know who they are, or at least what they look like. They stand as pillars… Continue reading Vegeta: The Prince of All Saiyans