I don’t think I’ve seen a show from this year go as far south from what I initially wanted from it more than Yatterman Night. Continue reading
The term “emotional manipulation” isn’t quite on the level of the word “pretentious” when it comes to canned, overused, and empty criticism. However, it is down there. Continue reading
Shiki originally came out during a time which vampire related media was on somewhat of an upswing content as a result of a certain novel/film series that was maligned by pretty much everyone who wasn’t a female aged 13 or under. It received much praise for going against the trend set by the accursed franchise by presenting a more classic take on vampire lore with an attempt to weave in some questions regarding the ethics of taking lives. That means premise-wise you can safely rest assured knowing at least what Shiki has to offer is more Salem’s Lot with Higurashi vibes and less Vampire Knight or Twilight.
Recently had the time to make my way through the 1st season of Durarara!! and I have a few ideas as to how to make the new seasons an improvement over it. The list starts with the most important of matters and grows more inconsequential as it goes. Continue reading