Just two episodes in and the slice-of-life time travel series, Remake Our Life!, is already falling flat. There are a number of reasons for the disappointing start, but the greatest is perhaps that the vehicle for the protagonist’s life change is too extravagant. While I feel bad for Kyouka making the “wrong” choice in career… Read More Remake Our Life! (No Time Travel Needed)
Eniale & Dewiela, Vol. 1 Eniale is an angel. Dewiela is a demon. But the two of them are buddies. It’s an Odd Couple situation with two celestial ladies who love fashion, babies, and being over the top to cause the world to spiral. The humor of this series lies in the absurdity of it’s… Read More Otaku Reader’s Corner: KH3, Eniale & Dewiela, and Reset!
In this episode of the TangleCast, David, Peter, and Holly jump back in time to review a time traveling classic, The Girl Who Leapt Through Time. The image of Makoto leaping to the past has become iconic, but has this movie held up? And what can it teach us about the choices we make and… Read More TangleCast 77: The Podcast Who Leapt Through Time
Orange has thus far been a sad but sweet anime with a fairly simple plot, and I assumed the most complicated aspect, time travel, would be left untouched. Instead, the effects of the letter have been well used and explored, and in this episode, the possibilities of time travel mechanics were finally discussed. I was… Read More Orange Episode 5: Would You Rather
At this point in Orange, we’ve seen a number of times when events occur differently from those described in Naho’s letter. In this episode, Naho repeatedly flees from Kakeru, her feelings a mess of discouragement and fear after failing to follow the letter. She very nearly gave up completely, in which case nothing would have… Read More Orange Episode 4: The Future Is Changing