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Thoughts on Nationalism in Anime (Inspired by Seikaisuru Kado)

As many of my readers know, I enjoy watching shows with strong nationalistic leanings. The main reason being that I think nationalism is:

A. One of the most destructive ideologies in human history;
B. Fascinating, as are all human belief systems;
C. Something I once fell for; and
D. Fucking stupid.

Some of the anime I enjoyed watching the most include such nationalistic classics as Gasaraki, Gigantic Formula, Gunbuster, and even shows as subtle with their nationalist messaging as Gate and Mahouka. The other day I was discussing the nationalism in Seikaisuru Kado with Marina, and she encouraged me to write a blog post. So here we are. Continue reading Thoughts on Nationalism in Anime (Inspired by Seikaisuru Kado)

Sword Art Online 09 — Kirito Reviews Sword Art Origin

This is part 49 of my SAO summary / fanfiction, and you can start from the beginning here.

“Hey, Silica, what do you think of this game?” Liz asked Imouto as they strolled through town with Silica.

“I’m not sure,” Imouto replied. “I need to ask Kirito what I think.”

“Of course! This is a perfect opportunity. Who better to ask than {CHR_PC_NAME) himself.” Continue reading Sword Art Online 09 — Kirito Reviews Sword Art Origin

Spring 2017 — First Impressions

Ongoing Series / SequelsBerserkBoku no Hero Academia 2, Little Witch Academia, Kyoukai no Rinne S3, Natsume Yuujinchou S6, Saenai S2, Shingeki no Bahamut: Virgin Soul, Shingeki no Kyojin 2, Star-Mu 2, Uchouten Kazoku S2, Yowamushi Pedal

ShortsKenka Banchou Otome: Girl Beats Boys, Don’t Know, Don’t Care

28. Gin no Guardian
That was impressively bad.

27. Granblue Fantasy The Animation
This was also impressively bad. But at least they can draw. Sort of. Continue reading Spring 2017 — First Impressions