“Fune wo Amu” and The Majime Mitsuya Inside All Of Us: [#12DaysOfAnime 2016, No. 2]

We all have our own Great Passage to pursue. Majime Mitsuya is inside all of us. Fune wo Amu is universal. That’s what I think, anyway. Continue reading “Fune wo Amu” and The Majime Mitsuya Inside All Of Us: [#12DaysOfAnime 2016, No. 2]

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Reflecting on “Sakurasou,” 4 years later [#12DaysOfAnime 2016, No. 1]

Sakurasou was usually cheesy crap. But at times, that cheesiness belied some really genuine writing. Here’s me looking back on when that genuine writing got to me, four years ago. Continue reading Reflecting on “Sakurasou,” 4 years later [#12DaysOfAnime 2016, No. 1]

765Pro’s User Manual To Handling A Pressure Cooker (The Idolm@ster Episode 11 + 13)

[NOTE 1: This was first written as a draft in December 2015 and abandoned for 6 months – hence, let’s just pretend it’s still December and not the middle of the fucking summer, aye?] [NOTE 2: I talk a lot about grit and perseverance and all that nonsense in this post. Here is a really good … Continue reading 765Pro’s User Manual To Handling A Pressure Cooker (The Idolm@ster Episode 11 + 13)

The Burden of Living In A World Of Fantasy And Ash [Grimgar Ep. 4]

“I think people can get used to any kind of environment” – Haruhiro Allow me to make a bold claim for a minute: Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash might be the Mushishi of the stuck-in-a-fantasy-MMO genre. No, wait, sit back down! And don’t give me that look, fellas, I’m trying to explain here! Ahem. One of the central … Continue reading The Burden of Living In A World Of Fantasy And Ash [Grimgar Ep. 4]

Avatars, Mehndi, & Other Delusions

My twitter friends like to joke about how often I change my twitter avatar. @Jimpei11 @cptngarlock Garlock changes his avatar too much pic.twitter.com/9RCu92gRMR — Mex (@MexicanAnimeD2) December 22, 2015 @MexicanAnimeD2 @Jimpei11 @cptngarlock this is true i actually forgot who he was after i followed him for like 3 weeks because of this — Guy (@Theguy923) December … Continue reading Avatars, Mehndi, & Other Delusions

From A Beast, To A God – Taming Oneself In Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn

Cardeas: “Humanity grew out of control and must endeavor to regain its dignity. We must revive the hope that was born one hundred years ago–” Banagher: “…Through the potential that lies within, we will demonstrate the true power and compassion of humanity…” Cardeas: “To transcend what is immediate, and realize our God-like potential – the … Continue reading From A Beast, To A God – Taming Oneself In Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn