Candidate For A New God – Platinum End Ep 1 Review

On the brink of suicide, a guardian angel named Nasse is sent to bring Mirai Kakehashi hope in a bleak world. This is a review for Platinum End Episode 1.

Hmm, I’m not really sure what to say about this show. 

On the one hand, I enjoyed the series premiere. I thought it was a bit rushed during some scenes, but overall left a good impression. 

On the other hand…I remember reading a few chapters of this manga when it first came out…and being bored as hell.

I decided to give the adaptation a go to see if maybe I was mis-remembering things. 

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The Goddess of Art – Blue Period Ep 2 Review 

Summer break comes to pass, and Mori-senpai graduates. Is the adaptation moving too fast? This is a review and discussion for Blue Period Episode 2 on Netflix.

Check out our previous episode review here.

Oh, and here comes the self-doubt and comparison to another artist. 

Man, this show is so good. 

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Will Attack on Titan Have An Anime Original Ending? 

Will AoT have an anime original ending due to the anime taking place in a timeline different than the manga series? This is my last cope regarding this story.

So I initially wrote this article after reading the second part of AOTNR – and then completely forgot about it.  

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Let’s Talk About AoT no Requiem Part 1 – Fanfiction Review

This is a review and reaction for the fan project AoT no Requiem: Part 1. The project is a work of fanfiction, based around the anime and manga series Attack on Titan.

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Let’s Talk About Those Extra Pages – SnK 139 Discussion

The extra pages Isayama Hajime added to the final chapter of Attack on Titan (leaks) are out. And I’ve got to say – I really love them!

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Stop Idolizing These People

Just a friendly reminder that criticism is healthy for a fandom, and to stop idolizing these people you do not know.

So as usual, I was going to write this a few days ago. But then stopped myself because I felt that I was being too harsh. 

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Learning Japanese through Manga

Can reading the Japanese versions of manga comics be good for language learners and students alike? We explore methods and useful textbooks for further study.

Whether you’ve been neglecting your studies or have yet begun, this is a post for anyone who would like to study and improve their Japanese using manga.

This post takes into account that you have already taken formal classes while learning grammatical rules, the three Japanese writing systems of hiragana, katakana and kanji, and have the ability to formulate basic sentences.

These are the basic requirements to read simple manga, comics, and understand Japanese vocabulary.

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The Dogs of Marley – Shingeki no Kyojin Chapter 138 Review

This is a review of the Shingeki no Kyojin monthly manga, Chapter 138: A Long Dream.

Check out my review of SnK Chapter 137 here. 

I’m calling it now. The final chapter for the Attack on Titan series will either be called “waking up” or “a return to reality”.  

Something along those lines.

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Hallucigenia – the Primordial Spinal Creature from Attack on Titan – Anime Anthology Extra

These are just a few merged images I had lying around of both the Hallucigenia spinal creature and panels from the Attack on Titan manga series after creating the initial Anime Anthology entry.

Please beware major plot spoilers.

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Hallucigenia – the Primordial Spinal Creature from Attack on Titan – Anime Anthology

My crazy and unceremonious intro to the Anime Anthology series on this blog. Let’s start with the primordial spinal creature that started in all in the Attack on Titan series – Hallucigenia.

Please beware of general end game manga spoilers and the Ymir Fritz Founding Titan origin story.

So, let me tell you a little story real quick before I begin what may end up being the anthology series of a lifetime. 

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