Plot Twists, Character Designs, and Worldbuilding: Writing in Anime (and Other Media)

One of my favorite video game-centric YouTube channels, Extra Credits, recently put out a video about “The Three Pillars of Game Writing – Plot, Character, Lore“. I definitely recommend watching this video, especially if you love video games. It explains how “video game writing” is actually split into three “pillars”: plot, character, and lore or… Read More Plot Twists, Character Designs, and Worldbuilding: Writing in Anime (and Other Media)

BtT Light Novel Club Chapter 5: Infinite Dendrogram Vol. 1

Welcome to the next installment of Beneath the Tangles Light Novel Club! I will be leading the discussion this time around for a series that quickly caught my interest once I started reading it: Infinite Dendrogram! Available digitally from J-Novel Club, this is one of several light novel series about a VRMMO (a Virtual Reality Massive Multiplayer… Read More BtT Light Novel Club Chapter 5: Infinite Dendrogram Vol. 1

First Impression: The Master of Ragnarok & Blesser of Einherjar

Two years after Yuuto Suou was summoned to the Earth-like, Norse mythology-based world of Yggdrasil, he has managed to rise to the position of patriarch of the Wolf Clan. Using military and negotiation strategies from his original world stored on his smartphone, and with the help of the superhuman Einherjar Felicia and Sigrun by his… Read More First Impression: The Master of Ragnarok & Blesser of Einherjar