Category Archives: Anime and Cartoons

The Many Methods of Summoning in Anime

There is one form of magic that has always puzzled me a bit. I say that as… well, a fantasy-loving geek who has thought a lot about magic and how it works in any story I find it in. Elemental … Continue reading

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Anime Review: By the Grace of the Gods

In Japanese, the title is: Kami-tachi ni Hirowareta Otoko. In English, it roughly translates to: By the Grace of the Gods. Though Google also shows one that says, The Man Picked Up By the Gods, we’ll go with that first … Continue reading

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The Most Important Question for an Isekai

“There is nothing more elusive than an obvious fact,” said Sherlock Holmes. And how true is it? So many times there are so many things, so many connections and ideas and truths, which are so obvious, and yet we miss … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #303: Forgiving Sorrow

“I was never angry with you. I was sad, because I thought you’d lost your way.” – Uncle Iroh, Avatar: The Last Airbender Season 3, Episode 59, “Sozin’s Comet, Part 2: The Old Masters” It’s one of the more emotional … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #302: Believe in You

“While it is always best to believe in oneself, a little help from others can be a great blessing.” – Uncle Iroh, Avatar: The Last Airbender Season 2, Episode 15, “The Tales of Ba Sing Se” Uncle Iroh is one … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #290: Do Something

“You can’t help anyone by hiding. … What good is all your power if you don’t use it to help the people that you love?” – Swift Wind, She-Ra and the Princesses of Power Season 1, Episode 12, “Light Hope” … Continue reading

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Anivengers Assemble!

Heh, just imagine this crew showing up together in Endgame! Awhile ago, I made a post about My Anime Justice League. The idea for assembling My Anime Avengers has been percolating ever since, but the timing never seemed quite right with the … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #263: Everyday Wonders

“Wonderful! I’ve never seen a more amazing piece of machinery!” “But I have! Takato’s parents have a machine in their store that makes bread!” “Haha! Well, I guess there’s no way Grani here could compete with that!” “It’s tough!” – … Continue reading

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Anime Review: The Helpful Fox Senko-san

Not everything is action and explosions, romance and drama, or even comedy and wit. Sometimes, with our busy, busy lives, noses eternally to the grindstone, it’s ok to just take a little time out for ourselves and relax. Indeed, it … Continue reading

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Anime Review: How Heavy Are the Dumbbells You Lift?

If I was surprised by a farming-based dramatic anime, and by my enjoyment of such, then I am much more surprised by an exercise-based slice of life anime, and especially by my enjoyment of such. How Heavy Are the Dumbbells … Continue reading

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