The Traditional Catholic Weeb Speaks: Anime North 2022 – Return Of The Hype

Summer's just about to reach its peak, schools are out for the year (except for folks like me, who are working), and it's both Canada Day and the Feast of the Precious Blood here according to the Catholic calendar. It's the perfect opportunity to go out and enjoy the heat while it lasts. Do you … Continue reading The Traditional Catholic Weeb Speaks: Anime North 2022 – Return Of The Hype

St. Pius V Corner: An Unbloody Sacrifice Without A Divine Redeemer

Hence it is that Christ is not only God, but very God indeed - very God of very God, insomuch that He Himself is the Truth, If, then, we enquire His Name, it is "the Truth;" if we seek to know His natural rank and dignity, He is so truly the very Son of God, … Continue reading St. Pius V Corner: An Unbloody Sacrifice Without A Divine Redeemer

Anime Review #83: K-On! The Movie

So yeah... it appears there's some unfinished business regarding K-On! that I must attend to. About a year ago I thought I had finally finished analyzing the intricacies of KyoAni's high school musical slice-of-life - that of the characters, music, and the numerous comfy hijinks they put themselves through. But, it turns out, even after … Continue reading Anime Review #83: K-On! The Movie

East Meets West #18: Your Lie In April .vs. Amadeus

I was only a few months into high school when I first watched the 1984 film adaptation of the Peter Schaefer's biopic Amadeus, which chronicles the career of famed composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart from the lens of his so-called rival, Antonio Salieri. Needless to say, it left a profound impact on me. While most of … Continue reading East Meets West #18: Your Lie In April .vs. Amadeus

Anime Review #82: From Up On Poppy Hill

When most people think of stories that strictly involve romance, introspective and thought-provoking journeys or school scenarios, Studio Ghibli movies aren't usually their initial choice. Understandable, since when watching these flicks, you'll also likely get the presence of interesting fantasy lands and creatures straight out of the Miyazaki mindset - No-Face from Spirited Away, Ponyo … Continue reading Anime Review #82: From Up On Poppy Hill

East Meets West #17: 5 Centimeters Per Second .vs. The Great Gatsby

Many of us are familiar with the works of Makoto Shinkai, the famous Japanese director of modern hits like Your Name or Weathering With You. Throughout parts of 2020-2021 I've looked through a bunch of his works and have noticed that they all hinge on one specific theme: getting a boy and girl together. With … Continue reading East Meets West #17: 5 Centimeters Per Second .vs. The Great Gatsby