Winter Special: My Top 5 Snowscapes in Anime

It's Day 7 of the 12 Days of Anime, and today, in spirit of the winter season, I thought i'd take a look at some of my favorite shows with snowy scenes. To be more specific, this is looking at specific scenes in particular, and not the anime as a whole. I've chosen each scene …

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Isekai is a Terrible Genre

Day 6 of the 12 Days of Anime is upon us, and today, as part of my commitment to resolve various thought threads i've been mulling over this year, i'd like to talk about something that I've seen EXTREMELY extensively lately. You can probably guess from the title, but i'm going to be talking about …

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Mixing Melodies: Introduction + Hype!!

At University this semester, i'm taking a Music Theory class, in which i've spent some time analyzing music, and the way that it can affect us. There are dozens of examples of these effects, may of which can be seen in our everyday lives, so I thought i'd make a mini-series to talk about some …

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Carnival Phantasm and the Rules of Comedy

Recently, the lovely Irina wrote a post on her blog called The Lighter Side of Deconstructions, where she analyzed Comedy anime, and several forms of 'deconstruction' that can occur in that genre. I left a comment on that article, as it reminded me of an assignment I once had to do in my Advanced Theater …

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Winter Games 2018: Week 9

It's been... a rough few weeks for me. Delays on everything, loss of passion, etc. but I need to keep working on this collab, because it wouldn't be fair to the others if i quit halfway through. besides, it's been pretty fun so far, so I can bear a little pain to get my posts …

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