What Makes a Story Good?

We all have preferences and opinions on our favorite films, TV shows, anime, books and more. However, oftentimes, we will come across a divide. There are times when we will love a story that others despise, while other times, we may wonder why people seem to love a show that just doesn’t seem that good.Continue reading “What Makes a Story Good?”

My Thoughts on Shirobako Episode 8: I Have a Dream

Dreams.  We all have’em, don’t we? Shirobako’s eighth episode is full of them too–or rather, talk of dreams.  And, as is so often the case with such a topic, the episode gets simultaneously deep, and relatable, very quickly.

First Impressions: Prince of Stride Alternative Episodes 1-3

Sports anime usually aren’t my thing. They’re, from my experiences, normally very predictable.  They don’t create new sports or new worlds, and are far too often defined solely by their character’s experiences of the sport, which simply doesn’t appeal much to me.  It’s just, altogether, not my cup of tea. But I’m also a suckerContinue reading “First Impressions: Prince of Stride Alternative Episodes 1-3”

Thoughts on Shirobako Episode 7: Real Advice For Real Problems

Man, poor Ema. If I had to describe this episode in one word, it would be “real.”  Shirobako has already shown it is not adverse to getting down to the meaningful content very quickly, but this episode really hit that home. And as much as I want to be a critic in some way, I’veContinue reading “Thoughts on Shirobako Episode 7: Real Advice For Real Problems”