BOFURI: I Don’t Want to Get Hurt, so I’ll Max Out My Defense is a generic anime. It’s about a cute, ditzy girl who plays a virtual-reality MMORPG, runs an all-defense build, and goofs her way into becoming a ludicrously powerful god of destruction. There’s nothing in it that hasn’t been done in Sword Art... Continue Reading →
My 5 Favorite (and Least Favorite) Clichés in Anime
Anime is, in my opinion, one of the most creative and unique artistic mediums out there. But after you watch enough of it, you start seeing a lot of the same clichés over and over. Some of them are groan-inducing, but some of them are fucking rad and I love them. So I wanted to talk about some of my favorites and least favorites, because all my posts are super analytical and I just want to write a pure fluff piece for once!
Trope Overload: Why Is There So Much Isekai (Another World) Anime?
Sword Art Online If you have watched any anime in the past 10 years, you're undoubtedly familiar with the genre of isekai (meaning "another world") fantasy. Ever since Sword Art Online became a hit back in 2012, there's been a cavalcade of shows about ordinary Japanese guys who get transported to a fantasy world with... Continue Reading →