Anime Review #78: A Silent Voice

I got a question for you guys. Has anyone heard of A Walk To Remember? It was a 1999 novel written by American bestselling author Nicholas Sparks. It chronicled the blossoming romance between a high school jock and a terminally ill female classmate of his. It was adapted into a film three years later, which … Continue reading Anime Review #78: A Silent Voice

Anime Review #77: Chuunibyou – Take On Me!

Ah, good old Chuunibyou demo Koi ga Shitai (Love, Chuunibyou, And Other Delusions). After Clannad came out some six years prior, this was Kyoto Animation's second throw at the high school romance subgenre. Needless to say, when I watched it, I was less than enthralled. Expectations ended up lower than initially anticipated, as schizophrenic characters … Continue reading Anime Review #77: Chuunibyou – Take On Me!

St. Pius V Corner: Kissing KissAnime Goodbye, Again

One must try to form a practically certain conscience, since it is never lawful to act with a practical doubt about the lawfulness of an action. A direct solution to doubts of conscience in matters of frequent occurrence and lesser importance can usually be obtained by reflection, by investigation and by asking counsel. Such a … Continue reading St. Pius V Corner: Kissing KissAnime Goodbye, Again

East Meets West #15: Boku No Hero Academia (Reprise) .vs. The Avengers Quintology

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. First of all: yes, you read that right; to me, there … Continue reading East Meets West #15: Boku No Hero Academia (Reprise) .vs. The Avengers Quintology

Uniformity With God’s Will In Anime #7: Yamato Ishida

Having reached the final chapter of St. Alphonsus Liguori's Uniformity With God's Will with this post, I will be closing off this series and recommence the St. Pius V Corner column that was temporarily halted last July. While in previous chapters the author discussed the basics of perfect uniformity of the soul to what God … Continue reading Uniformity With God’s Will In Anime #7: Yamato Ishida