Category Archives: Anime-ted Living

Why Are There So Many Harems?

If you look it up on Wikipedia, there is a list of harem manga and anime. It is a massive list. And while, at a cursory glance, I am fairly certain not every title included actually is a harem anime, I can also … Continue reading

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The Poetic Deaths of the Homunculi in FMA: Brotherhood

Two words: poetic death. In the whole of storytelling, there are very few things that are truly more satisfying than seeing a villain get their just deserts in a truly poetic manner. Of course, the most common idea is simply … Continue reading

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Villainous Heroes and Heroic Villains

Heroes and villains. We like to think that the distinction between them is clear and simple. That is how most stories we tell go. Yet, we also like to play with what makes a hero and what makes a villain. … Continue reading

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The Roots of Isekai

It can be really inconvenient at times, when one’s thoughts just build on each other forever. When one has a blog to update, however, it can be a pretty decent blessing. 🙂 I recently made a few posts which were … Continue reading

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The POWER of FRIENDSHIP! …In Real Life

It is the grand finale. The eleventh hour. The moment of destiny. The hero lies broken and beaten on the ground, as the villain stands over him/her in vile triumph. Despite their best efforts, their most cunning plans, and their … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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Some Games That Could Be Anime-ted

Yes, I admit upfront: this post is absolutely, and obviously, inspired by the Make it Anime tag I participated in. I chose a book series, a movie franchise, and a television show that I thought could feasibly be converted into … Continue reading

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