St. Pius V Corner: Freedom Of Insanity At Anime North

...a very bitter and fearsome war against the whole Catholic commonwealth is being stirred up by men bound together in a lawless alliance. These men do not preserve sound doctrine, but turn their hearing from the truth. They eagerly attempt to produce from their darkness all sorts of prodigious beliefs, and then to magnify them … Continue reading St. Pius V Corner: Freedom Of Insanity At Anime North

Anime Review #57: Love Live: The School Idol Movie

Following the success of my venture into Love Live: School Idol Project, featuring the exploits of best girl Honoka Kousaka and the rest of μ's as they sing their way to the salvation of their doomed high school, I was delighted to learn that the end of the two-season anime was not the definitive end … Continue reading Anime Review #57: Love Live: The School Idol Movie

Anime Review #56: Laputa – Castle In The Sky

Almost 36 years ago, on 15 June 1985 (the feast of Sts. Vitus, Modesto and Crescentia) Studio Ghibli, one of the most well-renowned anime studios in the world, was founded by three men: Hayao Miyazaki, Isao Takahata and Toshio Suzuki. These men were longtime co-workers, having collaborated on previous projects over the past 17 years, … Continue reading Anime Review #56: Laputa – Castle In The Sky

East Meets West #5: Vatican Kiseki Chousakan .vs. Father Ted

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. It's no secret that Japan's knowledge of Catholicism has been, at … Continue reading East Meets West #5: Vatican Kiseki Chousakan .vs. Father Ted

The Traditional Catholic Weeb Speaks: Close Encounter With A Rukia Fangirl

Logistical reasons aside, the reason why, to this day, I refuse to watch Bleach is because I have a forlorn hate for Rukia Kuchiki, the show's female protagonist; despite the fact that I have never been able to stomach a single full episode or season. You might wonder why this might be the case. Well: … Continue reading The Traditional Catholic Weeb Speaks: Close Encounter With A Rukia Fangirl