The Summer of Love III continues! This week we are discussing the music of the series! Fate/Illya has always had good tunes, and while nothing compared to the mega-hits of the Ufotable works, it has always gotten the job done. There are some catch songs here and great visuals to boot. Let’s get into it after the cut!Read More »
The Summer of Love III begins! I’ve been wanting to get started on this series for a long time, and thankfully it hasn’t let me down. Now sadly Fate/Ilya’s story arcs don’t fit in as nicely as our previous outing so there might be some cross over, but hopefully we can keep that to a minimum. Either way it is time to crack open this infamous series, so after the cut let’s take a look at the Introduction Arc!Read More »
For the last two years, I have undergone a summer project. I dive into a series, going into every aspect of its seasons, main characters and give my thoughts on the journey from start to finish. The first time I revisited one of my favorite series of all time: High School DxD, and next year I took a look at the remarkably solid Date A Live.
For the third year, I am once again looking into another series, one that I’ve been planning to do since probably the first year. With that I am proud to reveal The Summer of Love III, which will be about a series that all Fate fans know, love, or at least tolerate.
Fate/Kaleid Liner Prisma IllyaRead More »
2020 has been a good year for anime. With many different shows that have tickled the fancies of several different genres. There has been some greats, some really greats, and some clunkers. However there wasn’t been a show much like the one we are discussing today. A show that in many ways people made out to be something it wasn’t, but is also something pretty damn special. After the cut, let’s take a dive into the 2020 Winter series: Wandering Witch: The Journey of Elaina
Throughout my time on WordPress, readers might have seen me bring up the words “Great Work” several times, across several different blog posts. I’ve mentioned how some series are either a great work of it’s genre, or close to becoming it. What I haven’t mentioned though is what exactly do I mean by a “Great Work”
Well since this coming June I’ll be starting a three month long blogging project investigating whether a certain series is worth of being called the “great work” of its genre, I wanted to take some time to lay out my thoughts on the idea of a “great work” in the realm of Anime. So after the cut let’s take a dive into my thoughts.
I love Isekai anime, but I’ve made it clear on this blog and elsewhere that I feel that the Isekai genre is pissing away it’s vast potential by chasing the same plot points over and over again. Simply put, every Isekai seems to be more than happy telling the same story about a shut in NEET who becomes a god figure with his own harem, every time.
That has led to some great shows, but I feel Isekai could do more, and if they don’t try to do more with their blank check of a premise they have, then fans are going to get turned off.
In preparation for watching this seasons’ Isekai Quartet, a comedy series featuring the four most popular Isekai shows, I realized I had watched only three of them, so I quickly loaded up the fourth show in order to understand their relevance to the rest of the cast, and I am glad I did, because the show I watched is everything I needed from this genre. After the cut let’s take a dive into Saga of Tanya the Evil.
Little late on this one, but I’ve been quite busy. Nevertheless I wanted to make sure I got my thoughts on the last show that made it through the Spring 2019 season.
The Magical Girl Genre is one of the great pillars of anime and manga. Whatever your opinions on it, you cannot deny that the magical girl concept has been as tied to the industry as things like battle series, fanservice and mecha have been. However the idea of the “dark magical girl” is something that feels quite unknown, especially to me. So when something like this came along, it just caught my interest. After the cut let’s get into our look at Magical Girl Spec-Ops Asuka
Girls, Girls, Girls!
That really seems to be all that’s on the docket for Winter 2019, the first anime season of the new year. I don’t think there will be as much on my list compared to last season, but that could all change! Let’s take a look at a few of the shows on my radar after the cut!
This is an updated post from my previous one, I’ve added a few new shows and posted my thoughts on what I’ve seen so far!
Fatvember wraps up tomorrow! It’s been a wild ride, but all things must end. Before all is said and done though, I want to share with you some of my bests and worsts of everything that is Fate related, because I heard you liked lists.
So join me after the cut as we take a gander at my best of Fate…and my worst.
Hah! You thought I was done with Fate/Illya!
Honestly? I thought I was too. I have looked for an English subtitled of this movie for a while now, but it was only until yesterday that I was able to track one down, and considering the importance of this movie to the overall plot, I just had to watch it.
And watch it I did, so after the cut let’s take a dive back into the world of Fate/Illya with the 2018 anime film: Fate/kalied liner Prisma Illya: Oath Under Snow.