Featured Articles tagged as "Analysis"
Is Mob Psycho 100 Better than One Punch Man?
Mob Psycho 100's first (but hopefully not only) season has just come to an end, while One Punch Man's second season has just been announced. Which of the two ONE adaptations is ultimately the better show? Read on for the possibly surprising, almost certainly controversial answer!
Re:Zero and the Anxiety of Choice
In this article I will explore one of the most watched and talked about anime of the season, Re:Zero, through the lens of existential philosophy.
How Cute High Earth Defense Club LOVE's 2nd Season Struck Comedy Gold
Adolescence is silly. It also matters more than anything. If you can capture that contrast, you’ve pretty much nailed what it’s like to be in high school. And in its second season, "Cute High Earth Defense Club LOVE!" has done exactly that, and become a hilariously stupid gem along the way.
Why Bill Murray is The Best Anime Character
This article is not actually about Bill Murray being the best anime character. But an awful lot of popular anime and manga have been reminding us of a certain Bill Murray movie...
How Berserk is Influenced by Nietzsche
An article exploring the relationship between Berserk; focusing primarily on the Conviction Arc and the philosophical ideas of Friedrich Nietzsche, mostly pertaining to his book "On the Genealogy of Morality" written in 1887.
Concrete Revolutio and the Phantasmagoria of Heroism and Justice
This BONES project directed by Shou Aikawa that initially left viewers dazed and confused has recently come to a thundering conclusion. Behind the barrage of sparkly colors and references to mid 20th-century history and pop culture, what was the point of it all?
Why Did People Hate the Second Half of Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress?
Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress was *the* supremely hyped anime of the spring season, bolstered by its reputation as being the hot new project from the creators of AoT. It was doing great during the first half of its run, but people had given up on the series by its conclusion. What the hell happened?
How a 1961 Ep. of The Twilight Zone May Have Inspired Death Billiards
A 1961 episode of The Twilight Zone entitled, "A Game Of Pool" features two men playing a life or death game of pool under supernatural circumstances. The 2013 anime short film Death Billiards also features two men in a life and death game of billiards; but just how similar are the two?
Most Disappointing Anime of All Time: Writer's Corner
Anime that was supremely hyped up then didn't deliver; had an ending which ruined the whole thing; was really good then suddenly became really bad. Our writers bring you their pick for the most disappointing anime of all time.