One Piece is an absolute behemoth of a franchise. With over 1000 chapters and (as of writing this) 965 anime episodes as well as fourteen movies it is one of the most successful comic franchises of all time. One of my guilty pleasures is watching people react to a compilation of the One Piece openings. … Continue reading Top 5 One Piece opening themes!
Initially I was going to write a piece talking about different Japanese artists, and what I liked about them. After two attempts of writing up a list I still wasn’t quite happy with what I wrote down. It had great artists, but the content had quickly turned into a boring list, with my writing adding … Continue reading 10 Amazing anime opening themes!
When I was young, my parents often took us camping. In the early years we would go and rent out a spot with a tent, and then be there for a while. Later we switched to those holiday homes. The cheap ones, obviously. That was a step up for me, but I still hated it. … Continue reading Yuru Camp is peak happiness
Today I’ll be looking at some of the anime that have stood out so far during the winter season. It’s been a very stacked season and a lot of the shows I’ve been watching are sequels. This leaves the amount of new shows I’ve had time for quite low, but there are enough good shows … Continue reading 5 Winter 2021 anime that stand out
Not long after I was first introduced to anime, I started getting into the habit of watching shows weekly, as they aired. Unfortunately very accurate representation of me. Keep in mind, I was a teenager with heaps of free time and very few friends back then. Every day there would be three or four shows … Continue reading Seasonal Anime Vs. Binge-watching
I believe that all anime fans, or fans of any other form of media have a very specific moment where they fall in love with it. I don’t mean the first time you watch something and think to yourself ‘yeah, I enjoyed that.’ No, the moment I’m talking about is something a lot more specific. … Continue reading The Cruel Beauty of Arlong Park.
Are enjoyable stories different from good stories, and does that matter? This is a topic I have been sitting on for a while, and I’m not sure what to think about it. Let me start by explaining what I mean with the title, and how the question sprung to mind.There are many stories out there … Continue reading The good, the bad and the mediocre
And here's why: I wrote the first draft for this about two months ago, when the Noblesse anime had just started airing and I was about one third of the way through the God of Highschool webtoon. When I finished writing it I wasn’t quite confident in what I wrote so I decided to put … Continue reading The Webtoon anime adaptations were underwhelming
Why Sengoku retiring as fleet admiral and Akainu taking the position is important for the conclusion of One Piece.
A review of parental love in Kakushigoto It did not take long for me to realize what kind of anime Kakushigoto was. By the end of the first episode I had resigned myself to the knowledge that at the end of this 12 week ride, I would be bawling my eyes out. And bawling I … Continue reading I’ll keep you my dirty little secret.