I Need a Hiro (Actually, I Need a Better Partner Than Hiro)

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Have you ever had to complete a group project with a really terrible partner? You fight and try and work as hard as you can, and often end up earning the same grade or evaluation as your collaborator. It's the worst. Hiro has been that kind of partner—an awful one. He has all the talent… Continue reading I Need a Hiro (Actually, I Need a Better Partner Than Hiro)

Tweeting (and Empathizing) in the Franxx

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Episode one of Darling in the Franxx was a whirlwind, but in the midst of all the action, fanservice, funky mechas, and mysterious storylines, I was left with one question: what about Naomi? As Hiro's original partner, Naomi is forced to leave the training facility after his failure and return "home," where she's likely to… Continue reading Tweeting (and Empathizing) in the Franxx

First Impressions: Darling in the Franxx

In a world under threat by a vicious enemy, pairs of pilots—usually adolescents—use special abilities to fight back while operation living mecha. One such pilot, Zero Two, is quite unusual: sporting a pair of horns and a reputation as a partner killer, she exasperates her keepers, more interested in tasting people's skin and going skinny-dipping… Continue reading First Impressions: Darling in the Franxx