As many of you guys are probably aware, I have a long-running love-hate relationship with the idea of meta-ness. And, as you probably can guess, it’s time to revisit that relationship yet […]
For the longest time, I’ve been trying to work out what some of the more symbolic elements in KLK were supposed to symbolize. I mean, more academically-oriented/”high-brow” fans have known about […]
At first glance, there doesn’t seem to be much in common between Chu2koi Ren and Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex. Or at second glance. While there might not be much in the […]
Samurai Flamenco is a strange show. But it is nothing if not entertaining.
Bathrooms (or similar places, like onsens) come up in a ton of anime, so I thought I might as well talk about their possible significance beyond the fact that they’re […]
Like everyone else cool on the anisphere (look at that peer pressure), I’m watching Kill la Kill this season. So I thought I’d chip in my two cents on some […]
Makoto Shinkai is well-known in the anime world for creating visually stunning pieces of art head and shoulders above any of the competition. However, the meaning of his works is […]
I’ve been listening to a lot of jazz renditions of anime songs recently, and so I got around to thinking about some of the relationships between the two genres.
Light novel adaptations are interesting things.