86 – Eighty-Six Will Change How Anime is Made

86 was the best anime to come out last spring, and considering the caliber of its competition, that’s no easy feat. In a world that’s leaving mecha behind, 86 managed to not completely Darling in the Franxx itself. I say that, but the first season was only eleven episodes, so if I’m being honest, itContinue reading “86 – Eighty-Six Will Change How Anime is Made”

How Oregairu Fails to Deliver (And Then How It Does)

Oregairu, or My Youth Romantic Comedy is Wrong, as I Expected, is one of the biggest franchises in recent romcom anime and light novels. It made waves with its subversive take on the genre and its well-developed characters, and how they navigate treacherous social standing and interpersonal dynamics. Despite the near universal acclaim it hasContinue reading “How Oregairu Fails to Deliver (And Then How It Does)”