Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation Review: Your Typical Isekai, and That’s Alright

Studio: Studio Bind Director: Manobu Okamoto Streaming on: Funimation Update: This was written before the abhorrent episode six was broadcast, and while the body of the review has been left in tact, an author’s note was placed at the bottom, explaining my views and why I can no longer watch this series or recommend itContinue reading “Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation Review: Your Typical Isekai, and That’s Alright”

Re:Zero is a Modern Classic (Part Two)

Where I left last time, I was coming fresh off of watching the second episode of season two part two. It’s only fair that I write this second installment coming from the third episode, which somehow managed to be just as good as it’s nigh perfect predecessor. I’m irritating with the way I fawn overContinue reading “Re:Zero is a Modern Classic (Part Two)”

That Time I Got Reincarnated As A Slime: Popcorn Anime At Its Finest

I enjoy shonen, slice of life, romcoms, and more when it comes to anime. I really don’t like to box my interests into the confines of one genre, but my absolute favorite is the 7/10. To define a 7/10, I want to be clear that it is not a bad thing. The numbered reviews passedContinue reading “That Time I Got Reincarnated As A Slime: Popcorn Anime At Its Finest”

Re:Zero & Shield Hero: Why We Still Love Isekai

In the past couple of years, anime has been dominated by isekai. Isekai, if you’re blissfully unaware, is the Japanese word for another world, and refers to the genre that was previously known as portal fantasy. The common factors have been well known tropes: an otaku protagonist is transported or reincarnated into a fantasy worldContinue reading “Re:Zero & Shield Hero: Why We Still Love Isekai”

Konosuba: The “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” of Anime

Have you ever tried to recommend a series or movie to someone by mixing and matching elements of other series? “Yeah, you should watch My Hero Academia, it’s basically the anime Sky High.” or “Jujutsu Kaisen is great, it’s the best parts of Demon Slayer and Bleach.” It’s an effective cultural shorthand, and with manyContinue reading “Konosuba: The “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” of Anime”