It's not often that I write posts like this. But the fact of the matter is that last month I decided to revisit Kyoto Animation's famous slice-of-life show, Lucky Star. Up until last Christmas, I had not seen a single episode of it in years, but given the circumstances folks like me could all use … Continue reading The Traditional Catholic Weeb Speaks: Lucky Star Revisited
Month: March 2021
Anime Review #53: Children Who Chase Lost Voices (From Deep Below)
Back in my university days, I remember watching a South Park episode called A Ladder To Heaven, where main characters Stan, Kyle and Eric build a "ladder" consisting of other people's junk to reach the sky, where they believe Heaven is located. Their reason? They want to see their friend, Kenny, who had died of … Continue reading Anime Review #53: Children Who Chase Lost Voices (From Deep Below)
The Traditional Catholic Weeb Speaks: Con-troversies
I really don't like to get involved with controversies related to anime conventions. Better things could be done like working on my technical skills or focusing on the Word of God or learning fundamentals of the Faith from excellent pre-Vatican II theologians' books, rather than arguing with someone online over their subjective take on a … Continue reading The Traditional Catholic Weeb Speaks: Con-troversies
East Meets West #3: Boku No Hero Academia .vs. The Karate Kid
This week I continue my next batch of posts for the East Meets West series, dedicated to comparing/contrasting anime and Western media of similar premises, and, based on a specific set of criteria, decide which of the two is, in my fallible opinion, the superior version. Most particularly, the sub-genre of anime that I will be exploring … Continue reading East Meets West #3: Boku No Hero Academia .vs. The Karate Kid
St. Pius V Corner: Amakusa Shiro, The Martyr?
It is quite true that the enemy has never, and never will, prevail against the Church. He has, however, succeeded in wresting from her bosom many of her children, and in some cases, even whole nations. These great losses were brought about in many instances by the wars which divided nations, by the enactment of … Continue reading St. Pius V Corner: Amakusa Shiro, The Martyr?