Category Archives: Anime and Cartoons

My Anime Dungeons and Dragons Party

So, there’s this trend going round a couple Facebook groups I belong to. The idea is to assemble a dream crew as a Dungeons & Dragons party. Some people have used characters from books, some from movies, some even from … Continue reading

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My Isekai Life as a God-Sent Savior of the World

In the first episode, Yuji was powerful, but there was a clear limit to just how much he could do. By the time we reached the twelfth episode, they pretty much just nixed that and made him a mortal god. … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #409: Scientific Belief in the Unseen

“That which can’t be seen simply hasn’t been studied yet. Therefore, the most unscientific thing a person can do is refuse to believe in things they can’t see.” – Sougen, Bucchigire!/Shine On! Bakumatsu Bad Boys! Season 1, Episode 11, “Rush! … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #408: Love is No Weakness

“The soldiers of Japan are certainly strong, but I fear you’ve also just revealed a tremendous weakness… You’re hindered by a crippling love for your people.” “This weakness of ours happens to be our national policy.” – Emperor Molt Sol … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #406: Too Much Thinking

“What’s the point in overthinking things?” – Winry Rockbell, Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood OVA #2, “Simple People” When Winry says this, it’s part of a conversation with her friend, Edward. Ed asked why she got her ears pierced, and she explains … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #405: The Strength of Mercy

“To my mind, it’s the certainty in myself that I posses which allows me to have that kind of mercy or compassion. There’s no wavering on that point. It’s fixed like the stars. The fact is, I’m never gonna be … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #404: The Virtue of Wanting More

“You humans think greed is just for money and power, but everyone wants something they don’t have.” – Greed, Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood Episode 46, “Looming Shadows” When Greed says this, he is speaking to the titular character, the Fullmetal Alchemist … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #403: Worth the Risk

“Although there’s lots of bad things in the world, there’s lots of good, too, and those things make the risk worthwhile.” – Eliaria Jamil, By the Grace of the Gods Episode 2, “Departure, With the Slimes” Eliaria is a young … Continue reading

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(The Fun) In the Heart of Kunoichi Tsubaki

Most longtime anime fans have encountered or heard of that unofficial genre of titles which consist entirely of Cute Girls Doing Cute Things (CGDCT). This anime, in a nutshell, is a mix of that with Naruto. It’s Cute Ninja Girls Doing Cute Ninja … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #402: It’s What We Do With Our Gifts

“Gifts don’t make you better, just different. It’s how you use them that counts.” – Beast Boy, Teen Titans Season 1, Episode 4, “Forces of Nature” When Beast Boy says this, he is relating a lesson that he has recently … Continue reading

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