Spring 2018 peeps (part two): Like last week’s post, except this time I hated everything

This week has been wild! I ended up getting wrapped up in a whole mess of personal stuff pretty much all week. I'm tired! But I'm relaxing now, and ready to finally finish watching these Spring 2018 anime premieres. I already saw a decent amount last week, but I'm ready to watch what's left on … Continue reading Spring 2018 peeps (part two): Like last week’s post, except this time I hated everything

Pop Team Epic – is it actually bad, or just not the anime for you?

One of the strangest anime of the season has beenĀ Pop Team Epic. People either love it or absolutely hate it. Over on Twitter (heyfollowmeifyouwantwinkwink), all the anime folks seem to loveĀ Pop Team Epic and sing its praises every week. Everything I've seen about the show on my WordPress Reader, however, has been the exact opposite. … Continue reading Pop Team Epic – is it actually bad, or just not the anime for you?

Visual loneliness in Sora yori mo tooi basho episodes 3 & 4

The way characters populate a frame can say a great deal about mood, the relationships of the characters, and rising tensions. I wrote quite a bit about the frequent usage of negative space in episode one and how it emphasized Mari's fear of the future and her lofty dreams. Episode two also uses negative space … Continue reading Visual loneliness in Sora yori mo tooi basho episodes 3 & 4