Sports anime is still a relatively new genre to me. I’ve seen a couple over the years (Ping Pong The Animation and Yuri!!! On Ice), but they aren’t exactly mainstream sports. Despite that, I enjoyed these shows for their realism … Continue reading Tsukishima and Yamaguchi – The Best Part of Haikyuu!!
This past December, The Lord of the Rings film trilogy helmed by Peter Jackson celebrated its 20th anniversary. For many fans around the world, this meant sitting down and rewatching the movies for the thousandth time picking out new Easter … Continue reading The Lord of the Rings Trilogy Impressions From a First-Time Viewer
It’s hard to engage in the hobbies you enjoy when the world’s on fire. Hyperbolic? Yes. But is it that far from the truth? These days . . . no, not really. The many hobbies and activities people participated in … Continue reading Appreciating My Manga Collections More in a COVID-19 World
If you’ve been following this site for any amount of time, you know there are certain subjects that pique our interest more than others. Video games, sports, anime, movies, television, music…these are all core principles of what makes the world … Continue reading Haikyuu: An Anime I Didn’t Expect to Enjoy This Much
The idea that we’re in 2020 is strange, but what’s even stranger for me is reflecting on the past decade. A lot has happened — I was first introduced to anime in 2010, and since then, it’s been a decade … Continue reading My Top 3 Favorite Anime Movies of the Decade
Sword Art Online may have its ups and downs as a show, but overall, its openings are consistently really good, and this is true of Alicization. There are a few different versions of the opening song used throughout Sword Art … Continue reading Best Anime Openings- “REGISTER,” ASCA
What makes an anime opening work so well is the perfect combination of animation and music. The best openings, for me, have the visuals match with the music both thematically and rhythmically. At the same time, the visuals match the … Continue reading Best Anime Openings/Endings- “Fatima,” Kanako Ito
It’s a good time to be an anime fan. There are a lot of fantastic shows coming out lately, and I’m looking forward to catching up on my backlog. For now though, here are my thoughts and scores on the … Continue reading Scoring the Best and Worst Anime I’ve Seen Round 14
After seven major story arcs and more than 1,050 episodes of the Pokemon anime, the impossible has finally happened: Ash Ketchum won a Pokemon League tournament. After several heartbreaks along the way, getting increasingly close but coming up short, he … Continue reading Ash Ketchum Might Not Be the Worst Pokemon Trainer Ever?
I’ve been doing annual reviews of WWE events over the last few years — a Wrestlemania here, a SummerSlam there. Perhaps my favorite event, though, is the Royal Rumble, especially since they added a women’s version. That means you get … Continue reading An Extremely Timely Review of the 2019 Royal Rumble