2018 is almost done, and boy has it been a year. Both world events and my personal life have been chaotic with tons of ups and downs, but that's not what this post is about; this post is about anime! As is tradition, I'll be listing my top 10 anime out of everything I've seen … Continue reading The Top 10 Anime of 2018
Originally published on The Fandom Post This year’s Crunchyroll Expo had quite a few special guests, including the creative staff behind Darling in the Franxx. Director Atsushi Nishigori, character designer Masayoshi Tanaka, and producer Yuichi Fukushima did a press conference to answer questions from journalists from a variety of outlets. Here’s the report (my questions … Continue reading Interview: The Staff Behind Darling in the Franxx
Synopsis In a distant future, humanity lives in mobile cities on a wasteland threatened by massive semi-mechanical creatures called klaxosaurs. Specially-chosen children are given code numbers rather than names and prepped to become Parasites, members of a male-female team (the boy is the stamen, the girl is the pistil) which will pilot mecha called FRANXX to … Continue reading Darling in the Franxx Review
This week on Crunchyroll, I indulge in a bit of speculation about where Darling in the Franxx is heading with all of its ongoing mysteries. I still have some concerns about what kind of themes it's going for, but I'm still in it for the long haul. It helps that the narrative itself has plenty … Continue reading Crunchyroll Feature-Dr. Franxx’s Past and Squad 13’s Breaking Point: What’s Next for DARLING in the FRANXX
After such a strong episode last week, I had a lot of thoughts on what Hiro and Zero Two's relationship means for them and why it's so compelling in spite of Franxx's other flaws. Read the full article on Crunchyroll.
Synopsis In the distant future the land is ruined and humanity establishes the mobile fort city Plantation. Pilots produced inside Plantation live in Mistilteinn, also know as the "birdcage." Children live there knowing nothing of the outside world or the freedom of the sky. Their lives consist of battling to carry out missions. Their enemies … Continue reading Darling in the Franxx First Impressions