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

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

East Meets West #4: Super Mario Bros. Super Show .vs. Sonic X

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. Our two shows this week are based on one of the … Continue reading East Meets West #4: Super Mario Bros. Super Show .vs. Sonic X