Scattered Thoughts on Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid

A sentiment I see expressed increasingly often in discussions on "slice-of-life" anime is a general disdain for the tropes and trends that have become commonplace for the genre, and it's one that I can hardly judge. Before delving into the anime medium, my misconception of it as being full of obnoxious tropes was one of … Continue reading Scattered Thoughts on Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid

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Brief Blog/Life Update

First off, it's good to be back to regular posting after that brief period of inactivity! So here's a few quick updates on what I'm working on right now and hope to accomplish in the next couple weeks. First off, I'm currently working my way through Winter 2017 anime which has been an....interesting experience thus … Continue reading Brief Blog/Life Update

Flip Flappers: Magical Girls and Thematic Presentation

Flip Flappers is one of the most well constructed shows in its thematic presentation that I’ve seen recently. Everything about it’s conception and structure are brilliantly designed to communicate its ideas and messages. Even the most fundamental element of its complex infrastructure is in service of one of its core themes. If you strip away … Continue reading Flip Flappers: Magical Girls and Thematic Presentation