Madoka Magica is well known for being not only an excellent and memorable anime, but also one that made religious symbolism look easy. Thus, it’s fairly intimidating to write anything about this anime, despite its massive potential for commentary. Even more intimidating is that BtT’s original founder, Charles (TWWK) also wrote a very well worded… Read More Holy Week: Kaname Madoka as a Christ Figure
I love Christmas. It has always been a magical time of the year for me and somehow, I always ended up cheery just because its the Christmas season. Though, this year was the first for me where not only does it not feel like Christmas, I also haven’t been very cheery at all. I could… Read More 12 Days of Christmas Anime, Day 11: Shugo Chara and Hope
In our Untangled feature, we answer questions posed to us from our readers. For today’s post, an anonymous reader sent the following: The question that I wanted to ask concerns the series Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure. I know that several people have given it positive reviews here, but I can’t help feel that I’m sinning by… Read More Untangled: Christianity Forbids Jojo Part 3’s Tarot Cards?
The anime movie Hal, a lovely piece from Wit Studio and Production IG, aired just one year ago in June 2013. Thus, it was a pleasant and refreshing surprise when I learned that Funimation had picked up the rights to dub and will be releasing the film in the US! Especially since I don’t believe… Read More Anime Movie Review: Hal
The second season (and part 3) of Jojo is upon us and going strong! And my spirits have been renewed by the news that Crunchyroll is streaming all the episodes of Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure! Now everyone can watch it with no fear or guilt! Check it out here: Watch JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure at Crunchyroll Since I’m… Read More Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure: Finding Strength in Your Flaws
Digging deep (but not too deep!) into my past, I remember wanting to be like someone else constantly. Because to me, I was dorky, not pretty, and not interesting at all. It was not that I wanted to be like a particular someone, but more like “popular like this person”, “friendly like that person”, or… Read More Inari Konkon Koi Iroha and Accepting Who You Are
Stop; take a breath. We’re just past the halfway mark of the winter anime season. I can feel the warm breezes of spring coming (along with Jojo part 3! \o.o/). With the crazy snowstorms behind us and the feeling a bit of a chilly winter still nipping at our noses (or not, if you’re living… Read More Mid-season review: The winter anime is not as terrible as the weather has been.