The Obsession with Originality and the Dominance of Reductionist Criticism

There’s a widespread sickness within the anime community.

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Can We Stop Overusing the Word “Dark” to Describe Anime Series?

The anime blogger and critic community have always had a soft spot for buzzwords. However, this post will be focusing on a very specific word that I consider to be overused to the point of basically being meaningless. I’m talking about the word, “dark.” Continue reading “Can We Stop Overusing the Word “Dark” to Describe Anime Series?”

Mahou Shoujo Ikusei Keikaku Episode 1 Review – “Welcome to a World of Dreams and Magic!”

First impressions: the artstyle really reminds me of Puella Magi Madoka Magica and Hidamari Sketch. I know some people can’t stomach that kind of artstyle, so I just wanted to give a heads-up.

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