It’s Monday which means it is time for this! Welcome back to Don’t @ Me! The place where, like the live action Faye Valentine, I call people dickwads as I give you my thoughts and views on everything anime and manga related. This week can only be about that fucking show. So let’s sit down, drink heavily and get it over with it.Read More »
I didn’t think I would be going down this path again. Like with Wonder Egg Priority, I finding myself faced with reviewing a series that is far more difficult to form an opinion on, while still being fair and objective. I value those views so dearly, even though blogging is always a hobby. Nevertheless, we have to press on. After the cut let’s take a dive into the Netflix original anime: Yasuke.Read More »
Yasuke is absolutely a show. That’s all I’ll say about it until I get into my blog post, but what I can say is that the music absolutely kills. The Tune of the Week is the opening theme to the series: Black Gold by Flying Lotus and Thundercat!
There has been some hubbub about this series, and while it wasn’t on my radar, I couldn’t help but check it out, and I am glad I did, because I binged the whole thing in one sitting. So after the cut, let’s take a dive into the anime series: The Way of the Househusband!Read More »
When I started anime blogging, having always been a bystander to much of the online discourse, I swore two things to myself.
1. Don’t be pretentious.
2. Don’t be negative.
That was my prime directive, and throughout the two and a half years of Shallow Dives, I think I’ve been pretty good at following those rules. That hasn’t meant I have been critical though. I have made my thoughts clear on things like the Bunny Girl Senpai Movie, Fate/Extra Last Encore, Mirai Nikki, and the last half of Babylon. I’ve also been fair to series I love where they fall short, Like the back half of High School DxD’s third season, the back half of Tensei Slime or the Date A Live’s animation in its third season. I live by the idea of fairness, and looking at things for what they are, not what I want them to be. So when it came to watching and writing a post up about his series, I looked back on my two rules and remembered why I am here. After the cut let’s take a dive into the Netflix ‘original’ anime series: High-Rise Invasion.Read More »
We all knew this was coming.
Neon Genesis Evangelion, one of the most influential anime series of all time has finally been put on Netflix. Regardless of your personal opinions on the series, finally being able to see it on a legal platform, after years of forcing to buy overpriced dvds, or bootleg versions, is a welcome sight. And what better way to celebrate it then with some opinions!
Welcome to Don’t @ Me, where like Shinji’s crippling depression. I rise up from the darkness to deliver some hard biting truths about anime. It’s raw, to the point and has more leg than Misato. Join me after the cut as I give you ten of my opinions, some snarky, some genuine, about this legendary series.
A bunch of anime related news has been dropping recently and I wanted to take a moment and give out my quick thoughts on a bunch of it. I have no relevant picture or GIF to show you, so here is a girl throwing her hair buns at people. My thoughts after the cut.