First Impression: Miss Shachiku and the Little Baby Ghost

The lights of an office building keep shining well into the night. Horror movie angles here and there lead us to an, ahem, “differently horrific” scene. Fushihara Shachiku is, yet again, trying to meet an impossible deadline by pulling an all-nighter. You know the type. She is young, she has perpetual dark circles under her… Read More First Impression: Miss Shachiku and the Little Baby Ghost

First Impression: The Greatest Demon Lord is Reborn as a Typical Nobody

Well, the title says it all, doesn’t it? The boy now called Art was once the all-powerful Varvatos, Lord of the Darkness, conqueror of nations, wizard without peer, triumphant over heroes and gods. And…it all got boring. He wished someone would come and defeat him already, but nobody ever did. He couldn’t connect with his… Read More First Impression: The Greatest Demon Lord is Reborn as a Typical Nobody

Haruhi’s Five Ways, Way I: The Motion of Itsuki Koizumi

It’s not necessary to wax philosophical about Haruhi Suzumiya’s SOS Brigade to enjoy the clever, absurdist humor of the franchise. Yet, as the Brigade searches out the mysteries of the Universe, how could I resist joining them? Thus, in these coming weeks, I’ll be engaging with some of Koizumi’s philosophical theories from my own Thomistic tradition. How,… Read More Haruhi’s Five Ways, Way I: The Motion of Itsuki Koizumi