Examining Old School Anime: Magical Card Decks

Watching episode eight of Lupin III, “Everyone Meets Again, the Trump Plan,” reminded me of the ill-effects of superstition.  Lupin, Fujiko, Jigen, and Goemon all participate in stealing a millionaire’s playing card set, which used to be owned by Napoleon.  You see, Napoleon’s victories came about through him having the cards, and he lost them… Read More Examining Old School Anime: Magical Card Decks

Guest Post – Contra Divitias: Kill la Kill’s Opprobrium of Wealth

Medieval Otaku is run by a bookworm inflamed with a desire for learning and for God.  The study of foreign cultures, literature, and history eventually led to him discovering anime, which hooked him with the remarkable richness and beauty of its stories and is likely to remain a strong hobby of his for decades to… Read More Guest Post – Contra Divitias: Kill la Kill’s Opprobrium of Wealth