Nintendo's famous mustachioed video game plumber, Super Mario, has been long considered an icon of the video gaming world. Ever since his debut in Donkey Kong in 1981, which would be followed up by the Mario Bros. arcade in 1983 and most famously, the NES smash hit Super Mario Bros. of 1985, his adventures have … Continue reading Anime Review #60: The Super Mario Anime Movie
There exist two classes of romance stories: on one side, there are the timeless, heartwarming stories which continue to captivate readers and enthrall them with the life, struggles and successes of the couple. Nicholas Sparks' A Walk To Remember, which I remember reading in middle school, is one such example. On the flip side, you … Continue reading Anime Review #59: Fireworks – Should We Watch It From The Side Or The Bottom?
For a while now, fans of the popular isekai series Konosuba: God's Blessing On This Wonderful World have been clamoring for a third season to follow up after the most recent episode aired in March of 2017. Though the quartet made an appearance in the crossover series Isekai Quartet alongside characters from Re:Zero, The Saga … Continue reading Anime Review #58: Konosuba – Legend Of Crimson
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
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