One Piece: Romance Dawn to Alabasta

One Piece

While I do think it is safe to say that while Dragon Ball is the most significant series to come out of Shonen Jump, it is One Piece that is its greatest. While it has not finished yet, I think we can say as we approach the final arc that the series is shaping up to be Jump’s Magnum Opus. I have full confidence that Oda can stick the series landing, because if he does, then hoo boy, is that going to be something.

Of course with a series this popular there are hundreds of people wanting to discuss, pick apart and analyze the series. It’s a cottage industry and while I have no interest in doing the same thing, I do think I can talk about my thoughts regarding the series. So in Shallow Dives fashion, here is a to the point, direct, and easy to digest post on the first third of the series: Romance Dawn to Alabasta!

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Don’t @ Me: Six of my Anime Opinions: The First Cut is the Deepest Edition

It’s Monday, which means it is time for this! Welcome back to Don’t @ Me! The place where, like a certain rubber boy. I ascent to the top of the pirate food chain as I give you my thoughts, views and opinions on the anime industry. This week I got the title’s song fucking stuck in my head and I’m also going to talk about other shit! Let’s get into it.

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Shallower Dives: Ten Series in Three Sentences or Less: Shonen Edition

Don’t worry guys, I got some classic stuff coming your way. We’ll be looking at Babylon and possibly the long awaited blog post on Yosuga no Sora this week. For now though, I want to take another crack at our new subtopic.

This is Shallower Dives, were I give you a review of a series in three sentences or less. No long ass essays, no stretching ideas or ideology around a plot. Just a straight and to the point review. Today we are looking at those classic shonen series and shonen like shows. Let’s get into it after the cut.

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Sorry, no MHA. Haven’t watched it yet.

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I Heard you Like Lists: My Favorite Anime and Manga Lines

Do you like lists? I like lists, and I heard you like lists too. So today we have, as list! Anime and Manga have no shortage of great moments, characters and scenes, but they also have some wonderful pieces of dialogue. This post today is going to highlight just some of my favorite lines from a variety of different anime and manga series. Some are serious, some are funny, some are dubbed, others are subbed, others are strange. Let’s get into it after the cut!

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This is not one of those lines, but Magical Sempai is too funny.

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Don’t @ Me: Ten of My Anime Opinions: One Piece Edition

Not even standby hell can stop me from this post! Welcome back to Don’t @ Me where, like the people bitching about how Fire Force is “sexist” I rise from the dark corners of the net to  give you opinions no one ever asked for. This week we bring home the Shonen “big three” with ten of my opinions on One Piece. Let’s set sail and check it out after the cut.

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A Pirate Life for Thee

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