Examining Old School Anime: Honey Catches More Flies than Vinegar

In a recent episode of The Rose of Versailles, Oscar’s coldness towards the now Queen Marie Antoinette struck me as too severe.  Since her rescue of Marie Antoinette, the queen has always held Oscar in esteem, and she uses her new authority to pour favors onto Oscar’s lap: she raises Oscar to the post of regimental… Read More Examining Old School Anime: Honey Catches More Flies than Vinegar

Examining Old School Anime: What Profiteth a Man to Gain the Whole World and Lose His Own Soul?

Let me take a break from Space Pirate Captain Harlock this week.  Thanks to the enthusiastic recommendation of iblessall, I have picked up an awesome new anime titled The Rose of Versailles.  You might have never heard of this gem from 1979, but I can assure you that every fan of exciting swordplay and historical fiction… Read More Examining Old School Anime: What Profiteth a Man to Gain the Whole World and Lose His Own Soul?