I doubt I’m going to ruffle any feathers when I say that Bokumachi isn’t exactly a show with a dedication to realism. That assumption should have gotten thrown out the first time that Satoru went back in time to prevent something bad from happening. And if it didn’t for you, I’m kind of curious about […]
For how often people are beaten, maimed, killed, or just plain hurt in anime, it doesn’t tend to dwell on the agony that tends to result from being run through by foreign objects. Even shows that try to be mature focus on the result of suffering more than the suffering itself. Hell, the last show […]
Every year the folks at Reverse Thieves do an Anime Secret Santa. Anime writers and bloggers “gift” each other a selection of anime to watch with the goal of reviewing it on Christmas Eve. Normally I like to go for something, if not obscure, then an anime I wouldn’t have normally gone out of my […]
An inundation of papers to write on early 20th Century Chinese psychiatry have been kicking my ass the past several weeks, so have this gobbing up of thoughts on why Iron-Blooded Orphans is really really good.
Sometimes I think that the amount of goodwill that Monogatari’s built up in me is disproportionately large to how good it actually is. Well I say “sometimes”, but a part of me knows that for every Nadeko Medusa and Hitagi End that skewers both the audience and its own characters into a shish kebab of […]