A while back, I wrote a piece comparing and contrasting how the work place was represented in New Game! and Re: Life. Although I greatly enjoyed New Game!, I found Aoba's experience to be a little unrealistic, and thought that Re: Life more accurately portrayed the negatives of working life. However, I live in North … Continue reading The Work Place In Anime- Answers About The Authenticity of New Game!
Because Episode 7 was just as strange and nebulous, and because my last Flip Flappers analysis was so well received (thank you!), I have decided to write another explanation for the latest episode. This episode explored Cocona's relationship with Papika because she begins to have doubts about it. The episode also hints at underlying issues … Continue reading Flip Flappers Episode 7- Why Were There So Many Papikas? An analysis of Cocona’s identity.
Most shows premiering this season have aired at least six episodes, striking the halfway mark. So far, this has been an incredible season in terms of anime (especially for yuri fans!) To navigate all of the possible shows for fans to choose from, I decided to make this list based on the shows I am … Continue reading Half Way Through Fall 2016- What To Watch, Drop, and Give A Second Chance
Flip Flappers has been confusing since the first episode. Its surreal and abstract storytelling can confuse those of us who think more concretely. Episode 6 was quite the same. However, its underlying message is powerful and so I wanted to explain this episode to those of us who may not have understood who "Iro" was. … Continue reading Who Was Iro In Flip Flappers Episode 6? An Analysis and Explanation
I have been watching anime since the days of daytime Toonami and Saturday mornings on WB Kids. I got my first Gameboy in 1st grade, adventured in Ocarina of Time with my mom as a child, and have played Pokemon as well as other games throughout the years. There have been times where I have taken … Continue reading I Just Turned 25 and I Am Still An Otaku- My Geeky Birthday Celebration