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

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

Insomnia Views: HenSemi (Spoiler: it’s a bad one!)

Finished at 2:48am on a Thursday.  Summary: HenSemi tells the story of Matsutaka Nanako, a young woman who joins a college seminar nicknamed HenSemi (short for Hentai Seiri, or Abnormal Physiology Seminar) that's about weird fetishes. She joins because a guy she has a crush on is in it. Said guy, Komugi, is into things like public … Continue reading Insomnia Views: HenSemi (Spoiler: it’s a bad one!)