Category Archives: Anime and Cartoons

The Skeleton Knight is Living His Real Fantasy in Another World

In the first instant of the opening scene, a man rips the front of a girl’s dress off as she screams in terror. Advisory warning comes up: “This show contains scenes that some viewers may find disturbing. Viewer discretion is … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #399: Honor and Freedom

“A prey that has provided such an intense and noble hunt has earned its right to run free.” – The Imakandi Hunters, Samurai Jack Season 2, Episode 9, “Jack vs the Five Hunters” The hunters say this at the end … Continue reading

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“I’m Quitting Heroing!” Quits Being Interesting

This is one of those anime that started off strong and successfully hooked me in the first episode – heck, the way it had me laughing, it hooked me in the first five minutes – but then just kind of… … Continue reading

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Eren Jaeger: The Anatomy of a Devil’s Birth

I will start this with a SPOILER ALERT! If you want to be surprised by anything in this story, then you do not want to read this! Fair warning! 😉 I have a confession to make: though I was avid in … Continue reading

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The Pure, Beautiful Delight of “Ya Boy Kongming!”

The first season of this anime just ended, and I. WANT. MORE. 🙂 The premise is one of those that, at first glance, it ought to have simply put me off, ya know? I mean, how ridiculous of a concept … Continue reading

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Vegeta: Redeeming a Villain. Or, How to Make Everyone Forget He Slaughtered Planets for Fun

Vegeta. A proud Saiyan prince. One of the greatest and most powerful warriors in all the universes. Antihero. Bad boy. Tough guy. Redeemed villain. If there is one thing that people like more than a hero, and even more than … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #395: Not Everyone

“It’s funny, every crook I meet wants to tell me how much I’m just like them.” – Edward Elric, Fullmetal Alchemist Episode 10, “The Phantom Thief” When Ed says this, he’s talking to a thief who, like every other foe … Continue reading

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My Surprised Enjoyment of My Dress-Up Darling

Sometimes… every once in a great while, something comes along that simply… surprises you. I am reminded of a lesson taught in Ratatouille, that a chef of excellent skill – and, by extension, an individual of masterful skill in any trade … Continue reading

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She’s in the Land of Leadale… so what?

A power outage cuts off the life support of a patient in a hospital. She dies while sleeping and wakes up in a fantasy world identical to the game she was still logged into at the time. Where she was … Continue reading

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A Few Wholesome Anime. No, Really!

Hilarious. Heart-warming. Wholesome. Three descriptors I love to hear about or apply to my entertainment. Thus, I am greatly saddened as I find that there seems to be a vast dearth of anime (and other stories) to which they can … Continue reading

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