Category Archives: Anime and Cartoons

Introduction: 30-Day Anime Pick 5 Challenge

Here we go! The time has come! Some of you may or may not remember this, but, in celebration of my fifth year of blogging, I decided to take up the 30-Day Anime Pick 5 Challenge! (five years, pick five, … Continue reading

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Gundanium Messages for Peace

Having just recently reviewed Gundam Wing, I was reminded of something I noticed a number of years ago. It came partially out of a lively discussion I had with an acquaintance of mine. Skipping all the details, we disagreed on how … Continue reading

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Anime Review: Rurouni Kenshin

The thing about a kids show? You can watch it as a kid, love it as a kid, and it will remain forever one of your favorites. Eventually, however, you look at it as an adult. And then, it is … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom 226: The Truth of Sacrifice

“Humankind cannot gain anything without first giving something in return.” – Alphonse Elric (narration), Fullmetal Alchemist This may be alchemy’s first law of equivalent exchange, but it is a truth which touches so much more. They discuss it at length … Continue reading

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Anime Review: Gundam Wing

You want to talk nostalgia? This was one of the first anime (especially with mecha) I ever watched, and my introduction to the Gundam franchise. It stands as my favorite Gundam series, and, though I know favoritism will always be … Continue reading

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Cowboy Bebop: Absolutely Awesome

Oh, yes. I do not hesitate to step into the territory of legends. Cowboy Bebop is one of the most classic and influential cult favorites in all of anime. It’s not just another title, it’s a phenomenon, a piece of … Continue reading

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Place to Place: Adorable and Fun

It’s amazing how used to something you can get. When this anime first came out, I knew it under the name of Acchi Kocchi. Apparently, it has since been officially translated in English as Place to Place. I prefer Acchi Kocchi, but whatever. 😉 … Continue reading

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Anime Review: Servant x Service

Somewhat continuing this month’s Valentine-inspired theme of love stories, we have a slice of life dramatic comedy which follows a group of civil servants in their day-to-day lives, as well as the developing relationships among them. Servant x Service is … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #222: Moderate Your Modesty

“It’s not good to look down on yourself, but it’s also a bit rude to the people around you.” – Megumi Chihaya, Servant x Service Episode 9, “Do you have it? Mental Capacity and the Accumulation of Feelings” The woman … Continue reading

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Anime Review: Snow White with the Red Hair

Back before this anime came out, I would have never believed that I would ever actually look forward to one of those cliché romantic ballroom dance scenes, or be so disappointed in the complete lack of such. That’s the sort of … Continue reading

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