Review: Tokyo Ghoul S

Tokyo Ghoul S, a sequel to the Tokyo Ghoul (2017) live-action film, is a relatively faithful adaptation of the anime series, and ride that’s both thrilling and graphic. The first film introduced Ken Kaneki and featured his transition to part ghoul, along with his realization of the danger in being discovered. That film ended with… Read More Review: Tokyo Ghoul S

12 Days of Anime Christmas, Day 3: Orange and the “Christmas” That Wasn’t

The anime “Orange” has a rather interesting “Christmas” episode. There isn’t, in fact, much Christmas in it at all. While the episode starts with the hopes of a Christmas Eve date between two of the main characters —Naho and Kakeru—this ends up not happening. The reason behind this last-minute cancellation is saddening, with the dreams… Read More 12 Days of Anime Christmas, Day 3: Orange and the “Christmas” That Wasn’t

Revenge or Love

Two of the shows I’m watching this season are Blue Exorcist: Kyoto Saga and Masamune’s Revenge. While these two shows are vastly different, I noticed something that struck me as similar about a protagonist from each show. Yukio Okumura and Masamune Makabe are both driven by a similar want – to feel equal. Masamune’s desire… Read More Revenge or Love