Tag Archives: By the Grace of the Gods

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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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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Slimes, Slaves, and Sexy Maids: The New Wave of Tropes?

It’s no secret whatsoever: when something new and unusual gets any sort of success, it gets copycatted out the freaking wazoo. Hollywood’s scramble to imitate the Marvel Cinematic Universe is but one outstanding example of that. There’s also all the … Continue reading

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Some Non-Combative Magic Systems in Anime

War is the natural state of Man. That was observed by Thomas Hobbes, and he was referring to how the absence of government leaves every man in the world fighting a war against every other man in the world. Conflict … 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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Shifting Tastes: Some Random Musings

I’ve never been much of a horror fan. Or at least I’ve deliberately refrained from delving into the genre very much. I have nothing whatsoever against anyone who does – like and let like, after all – but I just … 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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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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