Category Archives: Anime and Cartoons

Anime Review: Soul Eater

It occurs to me, when you stop and think about it, it’s a bit amazing how many anime there are that can fit into a Halloween-themed month. I wonder why that is. Maybe Japanese culture remembers how close the supernatural … Continue reading

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Anime Review: Dream Eater Merry

I’ve been wanting to watch Dream Eater Merry for years now. Not that I heard much about it, I just saw the first episode once and it caught my interest, so I put it on the “To Watch” list, figured … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #151: Don’t Be Too Proud

“Pride means nothing when other people do everything for you.” – Mai Taniyama, Ghost Hunt Episode 25, “File 8: The Cursed House, Part 4” …what? It’s Halloween time! When else should I quote ghost-themed anime, eh? 😉 When Mai says … Continue reading

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Anime Review: Maria the Virgin Witch

One might as well start off October with an anime about a witch. 🙂 Maria the Virgin Witch is, as the name would suggest, about a witch, named Maria, who happens to be a virgin. It’s a very accurate title. … Continue reading

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My “Angry Otaku” Epiphany

I had an interesting experience recently. First, I read this post over on the Slice of Alfredo Blog. It’s partially a tribute to the work of a seiyuu (an anime voice actor) and idol (musical artist, singing and dancing on … Continue reading

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Anime Review: Silver Spoon

What’s this? An anime about farming? Huh? I’ve seen anime about action and adventure, fantasies and science fiction, still-life sitcoms, romantic comedies, dystopian futures, alternate histories, sports, giant robots, zombies, and pretty much everything else under the sun… but farming? … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #149: Gentle Strength

“I am gentle, but not a pushover.” – Bear, .hack//Sign Episode 1, “Role Play” I really like this quote. There’s not much context surrounding it, but we do see, throughout the series, that Bear is a fairly gentle, nurturing soul. … Continue reading

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Anime Review: Trigun

Last week, I reviewed Slayers, my first “classic” anime review, and I guess I just got in the mood for more. 🙂 It’s fair to call Trigun a classic, I think, for all that Western audiences were introduced to it … Continue reading

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Slayers: I Still Love It

I think this is the first time I’ve reviewed an anime either this old or this famous. Popular when it aired, a lasting cult favorite of its fans, and somewhat based on the manga by Hajime Kanzaka, this is a … Continue reading

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Anime Review: One Punch Man

One Punch Man is an anime show featuring and following superheroes. However, it does so in a way so unique, intriguing, and entertaining that I can honestly say I’ve never seen another one quite like it. It tells a quality … Continue reading

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