Surprisingly enough, I really haven’t written that much about the Cowboy Bebop soundtrack here. The OST was so hugely influential on my music taste that it’s actually difficult for me to try and put it into words. I’ve brought it up a little bit in one of my Anime Roots post, but it doesn’t really … Continue reading How Mai Yamane brought angry lesbian anthems to the Cowboy Bebop soundtrack
Colin Minihan's thriller focuses on Jules and Jackie - a lesbian couple who have travelled to a cabin in the woods to celebrate their first anniversary. Of course, this cabin in the woods is the pefect place to LURE SOMEONE OUT TO MURDER THEM, and that is exactly what Jackie intends to do. Jules must fight to survive and grapple with the fact that her wife is a total piece of shit. Luckily for Jules, Jackie does a pretty shit job of murdering her wife, which is how this movie can actually last for 98 minutes.
Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken! brought me back to a time where I could fully lose myself in anime and fiction - back to a time where I didn't have to worry about waking up in the morning to run expense reports. I'm hoping that, as the series goes on, it will remind me more and more of the days I spent being unabashedly me. Maybe it’ll help all us watered down adults tap into that childhood imagination once again.
Minor spoilers for Sarazanmai and Hinamatsuri. Supposedly, there’s this thing called a “three-episode rule” that says you should watch three episodes of an anime before deciding to drop it. But, if you’re like me and you’re checking out every season’s new anime, three episodes is TOO MUCH time to waste. No, I’ve honed my critical … Continue reading Anime First Episodes: The Good, The Bad, and The Forced Exposition
This Winter anime season gave us plenty of highly anticipated anime to choose from. We got the long-awaited adaptation of Shonen Jump hit The Promised Neverland, new JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure, an adaptation of an early Osamu Tezuka work, and - the series I was most excited for - a special 20th anniversary entry into the Boogiepop … Continue reading Should You Watch Boogiepop and Others? Well, it’s complicated…