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

Anime Review #81: Sword Art Online II, Part 2

NOTE TO READERS: Just as I had finished the first draft of my seventeenth East Meets West article, unfortunately I had to delay it once again to next week; the reason being that this particular Friday commemorates Our Lady of Fatima, who exactly 105 years ago appeared to three Portuguese children and encouraged them to pray … Continue reading Anime Review #81: Sword Art Online II, Part 2

Anime Review #80: Sword Art Online II, Part 1

In recent months Sword Art Online (SAO) has found a resurgence in mention throughout the anime community for many reasons: 6 November of this year, in the story, marks the start of the first episode's events: the eponymous game was released, trapping 10,000 users, kicking off a mass nationwide panic and a fervent race against … Continue reading Anime Review #80: Sword Art Online II, Part 1

East Meets West #16: Anime Sanjushi .vs. The Three Musketeers

Wishing everyone a blessed and happy Easter on this fine Easter Monday. Christ indeed has risen from the grave, and conquered death at the same time, giving us all a chance at eternal life with Him. His story is numbered amongst the classics not just of Christianity, but of history as well. However, in today's … Continue reading East Meets West #16: Anime Sanjushi .vs. The Three Musketeers

The Traditional Catholic Weeb Speaks: Sonic X Revisited

NOTE TO READERS: Effective after my post on Easter Monday (18 April 2022), I will be returning to my original roots and releasing posts on Friday for the first time in almost two years! Because of this logistic change, I have pushed my sixteenth instance of the East Meets West series to the following week … Continue reading The Traditional Catholic Weeb Speaks: Sonic X Revisited