Wowee, the new anime season is upon us! And I...well I didn't really watch enough of last season to really comment on it! Oops! Truth be told, this season I’ve really only finished Citrus. Sora yori mo tooi basho was my actual Winter 2018 front-runner, but my little sister was really enjoying Citrus and Pop Team … Continue reading Top 10 Best Anime Eyebrows of Winter 2018: The Countdown You Absolutely Have Not Been Waiting For!
On one hand, Yuzu is a great character. On the other, Mei is awful and abusive. Sometimes, we get a thoughtful look at a young girl struggling with her sexuality. Most times, we get contrived drama and love triangles. Join me in talking about how Citrus is *almost* really good, but consistently misses the mark.
A mid-season review of Citrus, the kinda-incestual, kinda-abusive, but still kinda-good yuri of the winter season.
One of the strangest anime of the season has been Pop Team Epic. People either love it or absolutely hate it. Over on Twitter (heyfollowmeifyouwantwinkwink), all the anime folks seem to love 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?
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