Category Archives: Anime and Cartoons

Sunday’s Wisdom #235: Let the Light Shine

“The Light in me is for everyone!” – Kari Kamiya/Kamiya Hikari, Digimon Season 1 (aka, Digimon Adventure), Episode 53, “Now Apocalymon” The exact circumstances surrounding this quote, coming towards the final climax of the show, are a bit extensive. Suffice … Continue reading

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Anime Review: Outlaw Star

I’m starting to notice that, while I have, many times, been caught up in loving the newest good shows, when I really sit back and consider my favorites, most of the front-runners are older favorites from my teenage years. Funny how … Continue reading

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5 Anime Friend Groups

Friends are the family you choose, just as family should be the group of friends you are born with. Having just discussed families last week, it is only fitting that we look at friends again this week. This time, however, we’re … Continue reading

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Anime Review: Digimon

There is one particular difficulty in reviewing Digimon: it’s not just one show. It is, in fact, about half a dozen shows. There are commonalities, but there are also some pretty distinct differences to be found between them. What is generally true of … Continue reading

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The Power(ing) of Isekai Protagonists

A humble, average person gets whisked away from our normal world and into a more fantastic one. Here, in this other world filled with strange and wondrous and dangerous things, the humble native of our world is no average person, … Continue reading

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5 Anime Families

Have I ever mentioned how grateful I am for my family? Well, I am deeply thankful, indeed, for my family. Especially after this. You know those moments, where you are searching for something so necessary, and yet so mundane, like, … Continue reading

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Anime Review: One Piece

Where does one even begin with an anime like this? Two decades of seasons, well over a dozen movies, an assortment of specials… there is a lot to go over here! I suppose the best place to start is at the beginning. … Continue reading

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5 Anime Friend”Ships”

I had an unexpectedly easy time with this one. I suppose where adults, kids, non-humans, and couples are all subjects that warrant debate and exhaustive selection, there’s nothing especially complex about simple friendships. Friendship is simply a matter of who … Continue reading

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Anime Review: Dog Days

This is an anime that used to be in my top contenders for a favorite anime. Sadly, it’s not quite there anymore, but it has not fallen that far in the rankings. It’s largely fun, and funny, and generally just a good … Continue reading

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5 Anime “Ships”

How, exactly, did the word “ship” come to involve romantic couplings that the fans like or dislike? I have no idea. It’s quite appropriate, as I think about it, that we talk about the relationships between characters right after we … Continue reading

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