Is Another the Perfect Horror Anime for October?

Anotheris a Japanese animated horror television series twelve episodes. Based on the same titled novel by Yukito Ayatsuji, the series is set in 1998 and focuses on a boy named Kōichi Sakakibara who, upon transferring into Yomiyama Middle School and meeting classmate Mei Misaki, finds himself in a mystery revolving around students and people related to his class facing gruesome and senseless deaths.  The curse trope is common in Japanese folklore and this is no exception.      Due to his father working overseas, he moves in with his grandparents. Kōichi has a condition called  pneumothorax (air trapped between lung and chest wall) so he spends the first month in the hospital. He is visited by 3 of his classmates. They… Continue reading Is Another the Perfect Horror Anime for October?

Cowboy Bebop Session 2 Stray Dog Strut Lvl 1 Anime Viewer

I am in the process of “Leveling Up” my credentials when it comes to Anime. I got my fine followers and friends on Twitter to help me out in this process. Right now, I’m still “Lvl 1” and we are beginning the recap of Episode 2 of Cowboy Bebop. Cowboy Bebop Session 2 – “Stray Dog Strut” Recap from Lvl 1 Anime Viewer’s Eyes First we cut to a scene in a men’s restroom where a mugging and a robbery of sort occurs. I assume this is our fugitive for the episode! The show opens on the Bebop with our protagonist watching Big Shot. And uhhh… The Japanese do not mess around with gratuitous flesh at all. Like every bits… Continue reading Cowboy Bebop Session 2 Stray Dog Strut Lvl 1 Anime Viewer

Cowboy Bebop Episode 1 Through an Anime Lvl 1 Viewer’s Eyes

When it comes to experience with Anime, I am essentially what you would call in gaming, “Lvl 1.” Basically, I am just starting out with no knowledge or experience whatsoever. It is not that I hate Anime. It just kind of passed me by my whole life. I know “of anime.” There are certainly some quirks and cliches to go along with it that I am aware of. I know that certain series exist. and that they are beloved all over the world. Other than that, I really don’t know anything. So today, I am going to try to Lvl Up with my first anime. Watching episode 1 of one that I know is loved by all, Cowboy Bebop. Cowboy… Continue reading Cowboy Bebop Episode 1 Through an Anime Lvl 1 Viewer’s Eyes

Anime & Manga Without Context

I recently taken a small interest in Anime & Manga which I plan on nurturing with all of your help. You might call me an “Anime Virgin” or “Anime Greenhorn.” I plan on going on this journey with you all very soon. However, for now, I am taking on some “Anime & Manga Without Context” as the internet likes to call it. Here are a few of my favorites I’ve run across on the web. An accomplice to…. MURRRDDEERRR…. Eating the Baconator at Wendy’s…. No Roosters Allowed Hey, who died and made you rooster police? A Shield How to get me to leave the situation immediately… Cake Trauma When trying the gluten free version of your favorite foods… I like… Continue reading Anime & Manga Without Context

Anime With No Context is the Best

I’ve recently subscribed to VRV which has Crunchyroll and Funimation. Taking in anime is fun. I’m really digging it. However, there are moments where you can take a screenshot of the action and present it to someone, who will probably have a lot of follow up questions. This is “Anime Without Context” as the internet likes to call it all over. Honestly, at times, it can really be the best kind of anime.. Here are a few of my favorites I’ve run across on the web. The Truth Shall Set You Free 10 out of 10, one of the most relatable lines ever spoken in entertainment history. GLORIOUS A question often asked when confronted with dessert… Pulling it Out Why… Continue reading Anime With No Context is the Best

Anime Without Context

I recently taken a small interest in Anime & Manga. Sometimes though, there are scenes that if you just walk in on that moment, you’ll have lots of follow up questions. Basically, it is “Anime Without Context” as the internet likes to call it all over. Here are a few of my favorites I’ve run across on the web. Just Wait Till They Get a Load of Me (from Hajimete no Gal) Basically describes me during my adolescent years. He’s Getting Crunk Up In This! (from Black Lagoon) Hey, I once accidentally mixed Vicodin and Xanax and had the same thing basically happen to me. No worries, broseph… Sometimes you just have to have goals… Hey, as I always say… Continue reading Anime Without Context

There is Some Star Wars Manga, and It is Pretty Cool…

I asked myself this question, “I wonder if there is Star Wars Manga?” Well, I went and scoured the internet and found there is a very small selection of Manga that is adapted from the screenplay of the first 4 Star Wars movies that were released. (Episodes 4 to 6, and Episode 1). Today, I take a look at Volume 1 of Episode 4 – A New Hope. Now this article assumes a few things: You’ve seen all Star Wars movies up till Rogue One. If not, you probably don’t want to start with Manga. You’ve seen A New Hope at least 10 times as I will not recap the story but also not avoid spoilers either. This is arranged… Continue reading There is Some Star Wars Manga, and It is Pretty Cool…