What a treat episode 11 was. At this point, I have to say I think this anime is as good an adaptation as fans of The Promised Neverland could have hoped for. It’s the best kind of escapism: I lost myself watching this episode, it flew by so fast, and I can hardly stomach that… Continue reading You cannot save the world on your own: The Promised Neverland episode 11
I could end up watching a lot of anime come April.
There are some early visual cues that all is not right for the orphans in The Promised Neverland.
Watching anime, I go through peaks and troughs. The start of the year was a peak, but throughout February, I’ve been in a bit of a trough trying to find something new to watch and fall in love with. At some point, I remembered that there’s a whole bunch of Shonen Jump anime that I… Continue reading Rediscovering Shonen Jump anime
To compare Naruto now to the naive kid he was when this series began tells us of how much he’s grown since. He’s now the person he always dreamed of becoming, and it’s a joy to behold.
Does Masashi Kishimoto think about how children are depicted in Naruto? Ninja are tools of war, after all, and Konoha trains its children to become ninja; isn’t that wrong? On a base, moral level? Of course, Naruto is intended as entertainment and, as such, there’s a certain amount of distance one feels between it and… Continue reading Naruto & child soldiers / The thrilling tragedy of Kakashi Gaiden
After all these years, I still love watching Naruto. I’ll place it on hiatus every now and then, but it still is, and always will be, one of my biggest favourites. This past weekend marked the end of my latest break from Shippuuden, but already, here I am again; writing away. I couldn’t let this… Continue reading Naruto Shippuuden episode 82 is a masterpiece
Brook: “He may think that we’ve betrayed him, but if he’s waiting even now, how miserable must he be? […] I can’t help but think that he’s believed in us all this time.“ Luffy: “Your nakama may be dead, but from now on I’m your rival!“ I love One Piece. I love how it can… Continue reading One Piece and why a man is only as good as his word
If you mess with Tsubaki’s stageÃ¢â‚¬Â¦ I’ll kill you!