I realize this post will probably reek of BS and seem completely obvious, but I feel I should qualify my judgments when I say “such and such sucks” and “such and such owns.” Hopefully this post will give you a look into how I break things down. — While watching Lock Stock and Two Smoking
It’s coming up on two years since I left Japan. Between going through a number of personal changes since my return to the States and not having written at any great length about my time over there, I figure now’s a good time for reflection. But rather than go headfirst into what could possibly turn
It doesn’t take an expert to tell you that moe has been the driving force behind anime for the past 10 years. But moe comes in all shapes and sizes, and the shapes and sizes that I particularly like tend to manifest in shows animated by studio SHAFT, and directed by anime vet Shinbou Akiyuki.