Emma: A Victorian Romance, Season 2 (BD Boxset Review)

Elephants! Germans! Love Triangles! Oh my! That’s right folks, it’s time for Emma: A Victorian Romance Season 2! Buckle your elephant-riding seatbelts, prepare your mechanical bathing machines, and get your ship building tools ready to hand because we’re in for another great adventure circumnavigating the choppy waters of Victorian England and no less than two Bermuda… Read More Emma: A Victorian Romance, Season 2 (BD Boxset Review)

The Small Things that Save the Worlds—or Christian Imagery in The Wonderland’s Isekai

We don’t always need an epic character arc. Not in anime, and not in real life. Sometimes, it’s the smallest of steps that transforms a life. At its heart, despite all the fantastical creatures, stunning scenery and heroic destinies of an isekai adventure, this is what The Wonderland is about: the minor, muted act of… Read More The Small Things that Save the Worlds—or Christian Imagery in The Wonderland’s Isekai

Hope for the Abused & Traumatized: is Kageki Shojo!! the new Wonder Egg Priority?

This week, Kageki Shojo!! surprised me more than the two exclamation marks in its title convey: it went far deeper than I ever expected of a series about an all-girls theatre training school. In fact, it may just have set itself up as a spiritual heir to Wonder Egg Priority, only engaging with its troubling… Read More Hope for the Abused & Traumatized: is Kageki Shojo!! the new Wonder Egg Priority?