The Work Place In Anime- Answers About The Authenticity of New Game!

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!

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Flip Flappers Episode 7- Why Were There So Many Papikas? An analysis of Cocona’s identity.

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.

Half Way Through Fall 2016- What To Watch, Drop, and Give A Second Chance

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

Who Was Iro In Flip Flappers Episode 6? An Analysis and Explanation

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

My Anime Fall 2016 Watch List- Cute Girls, Magical Girls, and Yuri Girls

Hello everyone! I have officially begun all of the anime I plan to watch for this season. Sometimes I will start watching more anime if I hear good things about them and become interested, but these are the shows I am watching as of right now. It should be pretty obvious from the art, genres, … Continue reading My Anime Fall 2016 Watch List- Cute Girls, Magical Girls, and Yuri Girls

The Work Place In Anime- Positive and Negative Experiences in New Game and Re: Life.

Many anime- if not the majority- take place in high schools. We get to see the everyday lives of students attending class, participating in clubs, and the drama of first loves, dates and kisses. Even if an anime does not take place at a traditional school setting, they usually involve characters that are teenagers. There … Continue reading The Work Place In Anime- Positive and Negative Experiences in New Game and Re: Life.

Similar Shonen Characters: Okumura Rin (Blue Exorcist) and Hyakuya Yuuichiro (Seraph of The End)

As I was watching Seraph Of The End, I was bothered by the fact that Hyakuya Yuu, the main character, had a personality that reminded me of another character from anime I had watched a while back. And then I realized the other character was Okumura Rin. In this piece, I am going to compare … Continue reading Similar Shonen Characters: Okumura Rin (Blue Exorcist) and Hyakuya Yuuichiro (Seraph of The End)