Don’t @ Me: Six of my Anime Opinions: Almost Summer Edition

It’s Monday, which means it is time for this! Welcome back to Don’t @ Me! The place where, like the creeping feeling that summer is coming, I get amped up to give you my thoughts, opinions and views on everything in the anime and manga world. This week, power has been restored and I’ve been celebrating cause fuck, it’s almost summer! Let’s get into it after the cut.

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Don’t @ Me: Thirteen of my Anime Opinions: Netflix’s Cowboy Bebop Edition

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.

Look at it!
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Yasuke: Live by the Sword, Die by the Sword

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.

Right, let’s do this…
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High-Rise Invasion: Movie Night in the Eighties

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 EncoreMirai 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.

Netflix Unleashes Masked Slashers and Bloody Madness in "High-Rise  Invasion" Anime Series [Trailer] - Bloody Disgusting
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Don’t @ Me: Ten of my Anime Opinions: Neon Genesis Evangelion Edition

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.

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I don’t care about your hot-take on Shinji’s relationship with his dad. This is still fucking funny.

 

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