It was said that one day long ago, MagicConan14 stumbled across an ancient series of spells known as "anime". Anime has captivated MagicConan14 for almost as long as they've lived, and now they are hoping to analyse what makes them work. Categories you may want to peruse: archive: for posts imported to the Spellbook from... Continue Reading →
Cowboy Bebop - a perennial anime classic which manages to span many moods, including horror. I've said before anime doesn't do a lot of horror and one of those reasons is because other genres of anime do it better. Cowboy Bebop nails this, particularly with Toys in the Attic but also with Black Dog Serenade.... Continue Reading →
...it's still the 29th of October where I am as I write this. It's the end of Ace Week, but depending on your definition of "where your week ends", you may still have more than enough time to read this. You were probably thinking, "Hey, no Halloween post this year?" There is one, if you... Continue Reading →
The main gripe I have about the series I Am a Cat Barista, based on its first volume, isn't its setup. (It's basically Rokuhoudou's with a giant cat-man, so don't fix what ain't broke, amirite?) It's the fact the chapters are too short, so they leave you wanting! Once the treat of the day is... Continue Reading →
...I swear, aside from Manga March posts, all I've done lately is blogging about blogging... (This series of thoughts started in Scott's comment section.) Meta note: This post was mostly written during the Fate/Stay Night AniTwitWatches, which ran in January of 2022. How ironic that it comes out at a time where I'm barely blogging... Continue Reading →
Since things are getting back to normal after the pandemic, what experiences do you want to do before you kick the bucket (and vice versa)?
Finally, some time to make more space for...stuff... As I head into what will inevitably be a very tumultous final few months of my schooling, ever...again...and with the Funimation cut having come and gone, there was no way I was ever going to be able to finish everything I ever watched on Funimation. I've been... Continue Reading →
Thanks to holding off on Hataraku Maou-sama!! and eventually Hoshi no Samidare, because of how big the backlog got (the AniList Watching Challenge people started a thing called the Hero's War which kinda stressed me out due to its time-sensitive nature), I only have these two anime from the summer. Tokyo Mew Mew New Pretty... Continue Reading →
For my first in-person con, I got some good stuff and some bad.
We all talk about getting non-anime fans into anime, but what about the opposite...? I've fallen behind on the new season again (because my Funimation subscription is running out in a few months) and that means I don't really want to blog anything else. So, the real topic here is: what are the problems which... Continue Reading →
Spoilers below, as always. Sk8 Wrapped itself up neatly. I'd dare to say it was maybe a bit too neat, but that doesn't stop it from being heartwarming anyway. I was also following Sk8: Chill Out!, the chibi manga which accompanies the series, on Young Ace Up and that put a bit more details on... Continue Reading →