A Tour Bus to Disappointment – A “Mayoiga” In-Depth Review

As an anime reviewer, I really try to keep a level head about things. I try to remain unbiased…but then an anime like Mayoiga happens to me. Read More…

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The Melancholic Melody – A “Your Lie in April” in Depth Review

I’ve found that with anything overly popular, I’m always late to the party. Read More…

Being Overpowered – Is it Good, or is it Bad?

One of the biggest complaints I hear about Kirito as a main character, other than he has less personality than a brick wall, is that he’s overpowered. This takes away a lot of the tension or suspense in a fight during Sword Art Online, as everyone knows that Kirito is going to easily prevail in the end. Kirito is literally the John Cena of anime. Read More…

Main Character Mumblings- Kirito/Kazuto Kirigaya

There are 3 things that form the foundation of any coherent story: Setting, plot, and characters. Out of those three, the most important one has to be characters, and more specifically the main protagonist. Without a great main protagonist, it becomes almost impossible to enjoy a stellar setting or get engrossed in a well written plot. Essentially, a main character is the gateway into a great story.

Anime is no exception, able to produce exceptionally great and equally terrible main protagonists. Read More…

Snipping Away the Ending – The Severing Crime Edge In-Depth Review

Anime has given us a host of very interesting weapons, such as scythes made of other human beings, swords made from the fang of your dead father, and the list continues on. However, as of late, I’ve met a show with a more interesting approach on the concept of anime and weapons, especially since the main character’s weapon of choice is a pair of scissors. The anime in question is ‘The Severing Crime Edge,’ which is an anime based on a seinin manga of the same title. Read More…

Why the First Episode is Never the Sign of a Great Anime

Recently, I watched the first two episodes of an anime titled ‘Seraph of the End,’ which had an amazing first episode. Read More…

Top 50 Favorite Openings – 10-1

We’re here! What was meant as a few weeks has turned into a few months crusade! Read More…

Top 50 Favorite Openings – 20-11

Welcome back! Now that I’ve figured out an official schedule to work with all my infinite amounts of blogging and free time, I think I’m ready to consistently post every other week! This might fall through horribly, as is the trend of prior scheduling techniques, but hopefully it something. Read More…

Top 50 Favorite Anime Openings – 30-21

I did mention that I was mostly going to cut lists from my regular programming, as stated in my blog update. If you haven’t seen it, I’d suggest checking it out to see what changes I’m making to my blog. However, even though lists are no longer going to be in my schedule for the Anime Analyst, I will continue and finish my top 50 Openings list, as I made an obligation to finish. Read More…