Grave of the Fireflies: A Revision of WWII Japanese Revisionism

I explore Seita's allegorical role in the classic Studio Ghibli film Grave of the Fireflies.

Hal: Flipping the Script of the Android Death Narrative

I introduce a new, more brief series of postings for anime I write about in class by using Hal (2013 film) as a pilot.

A Death Note for Live-Action Anime Adaptations?

I evaluate the highly controversial live-action film adaptation of the highly acclaimed Death Note series.

An Extended Analysis of Persona 5

I cover the message Persona 5 conveys and the means by which it does so, as well as the individual aspects that make it a fantastic game.

A Live Example of Missed Opportunities and Severe Misinterpretations

I explain why the shortcomings of School-Live! and the clear superiority of its source material upset me so much.

A Breath of Fresh Air for Zelda

I cast away my previous hatred for Zelda games and look to a better future for the series with the release of Breath of the Wild.

The Tatami Galaxy: An Exploration of Infinite Possibilities

The Tatami Galaxy's social commentary on the world's endless wealth of life decisions receives a quick analysis.

An Extended Analysis of Goodnight Punpun

Inio Asano's thought-provoking manga Goodnight Punpun gets a thorough look as to what its purpose is and how it achieves that purpose.

An Extended Analysis of Persona 4 Golden

I delve into the specifics of how and why the JRPG/Social Sim Persona 4 Golden for the PS Vita is so well made.

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