Category Archives: Anime
Itami Youji, First Lieutenant in the Japan Self-Defense Forces (JSDF) and otaku extraordinaire, is heading to a special otaku event when a magical gateway appears in Ginza and a stream of medieval soldiers and inhuman monsters comes rushing out, slaying … Continue reading
Today on the Castalia House blog, I spotlight Deus Ex Magical Girl, an anime blog focused on the magical girl genre. That blog is worth looking at juse for the takedown of Cardcaptor Sakura, though it has other excellent content … Continue reading
At the Castalia House blog, I compare My Hero Academia with Iron Fist. I put forth the argument that MHA beat Iron Fist at its own premise.
Over at the Castalia House blog, I give a spoiler-free review of the anime My Hero Academia’s first season. It’s a good series that would leave the viewer quite excited for more.
As I’ve watched many a piece of media, I found out something rather interesting: I like witch characters quite a bit (though I’m not really a Harry Potter fan.) Most of this, of course, is due to the influence of … Continue reading
Over on the Castalia House blog, I discuss Mai-Otome and its treatment of heroism as a feminine role.
I’d say that Naruto is not the last great anime franchise. However, here’s why I’m asking this question. As many of you know, Japan’s birth rate is quite low. With a total fertility rate of only 1.4 children per woman, … Continue reading