The ending of an anime is what separates “great” from “legendary.” An ending is the last hurrah, the thematic synopsis, the final moments in which an anime can distinguish itself from the rest. These are some of my personal favorites, not the greatest literary, thematically satisfying, most powerful of all time. So, other endings thatContinue reading “Some of My Favorites: Five of the Best Endings in Anime”
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Reading Between Reviews: Clannad!
I’ve wanted to review this one for a while now. Clannad is one of those series that is near and dear to many people’s hearts. I talked about it recently, as my second favorite story of all time, and from what I know, it was an emotional trip for almost everyone that’s watched it. ButContinue reading “Reading Between Reviews: Clannad!”
Orange: Kakeru’s Depression, and an Application to Real Life
Warning: With this topic, I write rather honestly and personally on thoughts involving Depression, and as such, makes for a longer, more emotion-driven post. It shouldn’t be anything too heavy, but if that’s not your thing, just wanted to give you a heads up! Okay, so, Orange. Kakeru, the central focus of Orange’s plot, spokeContinue reading “Orange: Kakeru’s Depression, and an Application to Real Life”
A Review of: Orange (2016)
What does it mean to have depression? What does it look like? And how can we help stop it? Orange is one of those feely anime. You know the ones- through some way or another, they aim to make you cry, convey a message, and make some meaningful, powerful statement that makes you think aboutContinue reading “A Review of: Orange (2016)”
Plastic Memories: Giftia Lifespans and Alzheimer’s Disease
JUST A WARNING- this post will talk about a topic I realize is sensitive to many- Alzheimer’s Disease. I try to remain academic about it all, but if you think it may be distasteful, feel free to skip the post. If you guys have read my post on five of the most emotional anime outContinue reading “Plastic Memories: Giftia Lifespans and Alzheimer’s Disease”
Some of My Favorites: Five Emotional Anime!
Anime is a great thing. And I don’t mean that purely as a memetic statement, I think it’s great that Japan embraces animation as a means of expression. Cartoons in America are exemplified by Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon, with a mainstream focus on kids, rather than adults. Even the animation geared towards adults in America areContinue reading “Some of My Favorites: Five Emotional Anime!”