Crunchyroll Feature-From Bebop to Champloo: Shinichiro Watanabe’s Legacy of Cultural Mashups

To celebrate Shinichiro Watanabe's birthday today, I took a look at the genre mixing he did in Cowboy Bebop and Samurai Champloo (which also gave me a chance to revisit Samurai Champloo after so many years). Read the full article on Crunchyroll

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Overlord: The Pros and Cons of Mindless Entertainment

Spoiler warning for both seasons of Overlord. Overlord is far more entertaining than it has any right to be. Its "trapped in a videogame-like fantasy world" premise has been done more times than I can count, the execution doesn't particularly stand out, and the characters are mostly very one-note. At the same time, it's also … Continue reading Overlord: The Pros and Cons of Mindless Entertainment