If I had to pick a word to sum up my current place: It'd be 'questioning'. Questioning the things around me, myself and the relationships between the two. It can be a scary position to be in. There's been times where my anxieties and stresses have increased massively because of it, with my previous post … Continue reading Why Anime?
It's been 7 months since I started this little corner of the world. It feels weird looking that up, by now I assume I've had this up forever. I started this as a home of sorts. I've never felt strong affection to a physical place or location to call it as such. So here comes … Continue reading A Post
Dreams have been a constant crux of the human mind for as long as human activity has been documented. There's something inherently fascinating about disconnecting from the world we live in, to somewhere else where limitations can't hold you back. It's also where the crux of Napping Princess is, which looks at dreams, their purpose, … Continue reading Napping Princess – Dreaming In a Technological Age
2016 was an exceptional year for anime movies, with two movies standing high above the rest: Your Name and A Silent Voice. Both massive successes at home and abroad, a lot of extremely positive buzz has been generated by them. I've been fortunate to see both these movies and have a lot of thoughts about them. … Continue reading Your Name vs A Silent Voice
Gainax Spirit. It's not just reserved to the feeling you get eating one of their delicious tomatoes! It's that energetic and warm feeling you get watching something produced by the talented staff that have called it their home over the years. Nowadays the studio is a shell of its former self, with many of its staff … Continue reading Set as Completed: Top wo Nerae! Gunbuster & Diebuster
When you think "high school life", the word "rose-coloured" comes to mind. When you think "rose-coloured", "high school life" comes to mind. These are the opening words of Hyouka's first episode, said by our protagonist Oreki Houtarou. It instantly lays out one of the central themes of Hyouka. Oreki is constantly questioning and struggling with … Continue reading How Hyouka Episode 5 Changes Everything
Over here in the UK, we've been extremely fortunate to have a constant stream of anime movies released in theatres not too long after the Japanese counterparts. Back in November of last year was the wonderful Your Name, and more recently were treated to the marvellous A Silent Voice. The treats haven't stopped there! As … Continue reading Set as Completed: Sword Art Online – Ordinal Scale