Category Archives: Anime and Cartoons

5 Anime Movies

When I think of “anime,” I generally think of the television shows, which tell several hours, or several years, of story in increments of twenty minutes or so. But Japanese animation is not limited to the small screen any more … Continue reading

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Anime Review: Record of Lodoss War

I have fond memories of this anime. Not only was it one of the first that I watched as a kid, but the first time I watched it was during my first overnight not-sleeping sleepover. By which, I mean that … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #243: People Make the Future

“New eras don’t come about because of swords; they’re created by the people who wield them.” – Kenshin Himura, Rurouni Kenshin Episode 40, “A Killer Without Mercy: Fight to the Death Against the Cho of the Juppongatana” How many times … Continue reading

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5 Drama Anime

Too much drama in your life? Then the obvious solution is more drama, experienced vicariously! Act now, and you can get your dramatic fix for the low-low price of a few hours’ worth of your time! 😛 In all seriousness, drama is … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #242: Real Safety

“How many of us will you kill in order to ‘keep us safe?’” – random old lady, Justice League Unlimited Season 2, Episode 7, “Patriot Act” This is one of my favorite moments in animated history. The story is, there … Continue reading

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5 Slice of Life Anime

Life. It is a thing. A very important thing, in fact. 😉 When it comes to the term “slice of life,” you’d think it’s straightforward enough to not need further explanation. But, in the tradition of every other term used … Continue reading

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Anime Review: Rising of the Shield Hero

The first thing I heard about Rising of the Shield Hero was the controversy surrounding the events of the first episode. The previous season had sparked outrage with the graphic depiction of all things horrible in Goblin Slayer, and now this season … Continue reading

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5 Comedy/Gag Anime

Who doesn’t love a good laugh? Laughter is medicine for the soul, they say, and I heartily agree! 🙂 But it’s not just medicine. It’s nourishment. It is vital for our lives, our condition as human beings, to be able to … Continue reading

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Anime Review: Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood

The single biggest strike against this anime, in my opinion, is how doesn’t quite stand entirely on its own. It was made quite awhile after its predecessor, and, though it is truer to the source material, it seems to assume that … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #240: A Defense of Luxury

“Everyone’s life is full of suffering, but going hungry won’t make it better. Bodies don’t last long on a diet of virtue alone.” – Yukina, Samurai 7 Episode 7, “The Friend” When Yukina says this, she is speaking to a … Continue reading

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