My Top Ten Stories of All Time: 7-6

Moving down the list, we’ve got my 7th and 6th favorite stories of all time!  Displaying some of the most thematically powerful storytelling I’ve experienced in my life, we’ve got some stories that, in my mind, have very undeniable quality, yet aren’t quite the things that have touched me on a personal level.  They’re wonderfulContinue reading “My Top Ten Stories of All Time: 7-6”

Full Metal Alchemist Brotherhood: A Theological Analysis of The Homunculus, Alchemy, and The Truth

Now, now, now, I know what you’re thinking.  Symbolism?  You mean like those cool tattoos the homunculi have?  The seven deadly sins?  Father’s Jesus symbolism?  We’ve seen that before! No way, that’s simple stuff.  Here on Reading Between, we got bigger fish to fry. Full Metal Alchemist Brotherhood has received critical acclaim from many sources,Continue reading “Full Metal Alchemist Brotherhood: A Theological Analysis of The Homunculus, Alchemy, and The Truth”

Some of My Favorites: Five Great Anime Antagonists

In any anime, any genre, a good antagonist almost always steals the show. Although not always, they often provide the driving force, and are a huge part of what make the anime something notable.  As great as a protagonist may be, part of that greatness is certainly derived, from the extent to which the antagonistsContinue reading “Some of My Favorites: Five Great Anime Antagonists”