Japan And Superhero ...

Dean Talks Anime: Japan And Superhero Comics By Christopher Kinsey   There have been a lot, and I do mean a lot, of great superhero style shows coming out of Japan recently.  It makes sense that there would be some mega trends leaning some anime and manga to go with superhero stories. ...

The Rising of the Shield Hero Mar30

The Rising of the Sh...

The Rising of the Shield Hero By Christopher Kinsey So here we are, yet another isekai story. There have certainly been a lot of these cropping up, probably due to the proliferation of MMORPGs over the last 15 years or so and the rise of web novels in Japan giving young writers a chance to be...

Why We Can’t H...

Dean Talks Anime(?): Why We Can’t Have Nice Things Part Two: Television By Christopher Kinsey   So, last time we looked at why animation has been a medium shunned by people trying to tell a story aimed at adults, but television has had a rich history of adult animation ultimately...

Why We Can’t H...

Dean Talks Anime(?): Why We Can’t Have Nice Things Part One: Animated Films By Christopher Kinsey Recent events in the animation industry serve to remind me of the constant rut animation in the USA has been continuously in since the turn of the century. Kids’ animation has always...

Goblin Slayer Oct14

Goblin Slayer

Goblin Slayer By Christopher Kinsey Fantasy tropes, ah, fantasy tropes. Where would we be without you? Decades upon decades have been spent taking the torch lit by Tolkien and borne by the basement dwelling Dungeons and Dragons enthusiasts to harvest some pretty great entertainment. And one...