I did a guest appearance on the latest episode to talk about Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, one of my all time favorite anime. It's a long one, but we had a lot of fun chatting about it and getting perspectives from both long-time fans like me and new fans like Cain. Listen to it here
Major SPOILERS for The Last of Us Part 2 Vengeance is a hollow goal that only spreads more pain. It's a common theme in fiction of all kinds, and is the central focus of The Last of Us Part 2. There's nothing wrong with exploring a commonly used theme, but the key to making it … Continue reading Pointlessness is Not a Point: The Last of Us Part 2’s Greatest Weakness
For my latest CR feature, I took a look at Khun's role in Tower of God, and how the nature of the Tower's challenges makes having a schemer like him on your side a necessity. Tower of God has consistently impressed me with its understanding of how to write an engaging shonen, so I strongly … Continue reading Crunchyroll Feature-Khun is the Anti-Hero Bam Needs in Tower of God
Originally published on The Fandom Post The future of augmented reality What They Say: When Yuko “Yasako” Okonogi wears her digitally-augmented glasses to view e-space, she sees an amazing series of images, information and programs laid on top of the “real” world around her. But when her family moves to Daikoku City, Yasako discovers that … Continue reading Den-noh Coil Complete Collection Blu-ray Anime Review
For my latest CR feature, I returned to One Piece to write about Wano's significance in the broader story. Weird as it is to imagine, One Piece might just be ending soon(ish). We've still got a ways to go, of course, but with everything going on in Wano, it's hard to deny that the story's … Continue reading Crunchyroll Feature-With the Wano Arc, One Piece is Finally Nearing its Endgame
For my latest Crunchyroll feature (I know this post is two weeks late, blame forgetfulness and law school) I took a look at Tower of God's use of atmosphere to hook the audience in its first episode. I was a little hesitant about the show at first, but the mood and atmosphere it set was … Continue reading Crunchyroll Feature-How Tower of God’s Top-Notch Atmosphere Makes the Show
For my latest article on Crunchyroll, I use my experience as a law student to look at why Kotoko's skills as a goddess of wisdom would translate just as well into the practice of law. Kotoko's a fun character to write about, and the fact that she's actually going to law school is just icing … Continue reading Crunchyroll Feature-Why In/Spectre’s Kotoko Would Make A Perfect Lawyer
Originally published on The Fandom Post Creative Staff Story/Art: Tite Kubo What They Say: Noel Niihashi and Nini Spangle work as witches for Wing Bird, a group dedicated to protecting the population of London from dragons and keeping their existence secret from the normal population. From their base in Reverse London, the two are dispatched … Continue reading Burn the Witch One-Shot Manga Review
For my latest Crunchyroll feature, I took a look at why Konosuba's cast is actually a group of master adventurers (with a lot of tongue in cheek). It's a little different from what I usually write, and it was fun to practice something a little different. Read the full article on Crunchyroll!
My latest Crunchyroll feature is taking a look at this season's In/Spectre and how it shows what the right words at the right time can accomplish. In/Spectre has great dialogue, and it's a joy to write about how well the anime incorporates it into the plot. Read my words about In/Spectre's words on Crunchyroll!