Anime Review: Love Live! Superstar!!

May 22, 2022 0

“Idols” function as the Japanese equivalent to pop stars or boy bands, scouted to sing and dance on stage and create parasocial relationships with their fans. They’ve been growing as […]

Danganronpa: A Death Game

October 24, 2021 0

The breakout popularity of Netflix’s “Squid Game” interested me greatly because death games are uncommon in Western media. In “Squid Game,” competitors are gathered together and “forced” into games where […]

Anime Review: Slime 300

September 11, 2021 0

When did watching anime stop being about having fun? Rather than for enjoyment, it seems like the only way for an anime to get noticed in 2021 is to ask […]

Anime Review: Maria-sama ga Miteru

September 5, 2021 0

Religion is a touchy subject in 2021, due to a world that politicizes everything, even belief systems. “Maria-sama ga Miteru” is a relic of a simpler time, approaching religion from […]

Anime Review: YagaKimi

August 25, 2021 0

What does it mean to love someone for the first time? The experience is different for everybody, but the sensation of falling in love is unlike any other. For Yuu […]

Anime Review: The Asterisk War

August 18, 2021 0

The animation studio A-1 Pictures had an irreversible impact on the anime scene, playing a large part in helping the medium go mainstream. “Sword Art Online” and “Seven Deadly Sins” […]

Anime Review: Steins;Gate

August 2, 2021 0

Time travel is such a fickle thing to consider: the pros and cons of altering history, the questions around if we’re living in one of those altered histories, why nobody […]

Anime Review: 86

July 19, 2021 0

The Republic of San Magnolia was at war against the Giadian Empire and had been for multiple years. They were proud to announce that they had suffered zero casualties whatsoever, […]

2021 Anime to Give a Try

May 23, 2021 0

2020 was a notoriously weak year for anime, especially for new series. Outside of the otherworldly “Jujutsu Kaisen,” the best new franchises that fans could take in from 2020 were […]

Anime Review: Jujutsu Kaisen

May 2, 2021 0

Growing up, I looked forward to Saturday nights when I could sit on my couch and hope my dad would let me stay up late enough to watch Naruto. Entertainment […]

Anime Review: Assassination Classroom

April 17, 2021 0

Comedy in anime usually takes on one of two different forms. The one you will see the most is raunchy, tasteless humor that plays off the over-sexualization of characters. The […]