Category Archives: Tropes and Such

That’s Enough of That!

We’ve all seen it before. The tired, overused, please-God-not-another-cliche-story. It uses the same old trope as the last 400 anime and mangas, and there’s only 30 or 40 of them this season alone. Or it seems like you can’t swing … Continue reading

Posted in Art and Craft, Tropes and Such | Tagged | 7 Comments

Linebarrels of Silliness

Oh well, it was Gonzo, I wasn’t exactly expecting Shakespeare. Continue reading

Posted in Snap Reviews, Tropes and Such, Webcast Review | Tagged , | 1 Comment

Princess Lover Notes

Strictly as a matter of evaluating haremettes, Sylvie was top tier, with Charlotte failing simply on the simple-minded score…I don’t think she was really dumb, but she came across as an airhead, which I find annoying in more than small doses. Seika was the violent tsundere, which automatically DQ’d her, although in terms of business leadership, she was Teppei’s best match. As for Yuu… I just never warmed to her. Continue reading

Posted in Anime Industry, Fansubs, Tropes and Such, Upcoming Releases | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Where’s the Desire? (Survey time!)

I just haven’t been feeling like blogging for some time now. I’ve got something like seven partially written articles & reviews, and couldn’t even work up interest in my usual “Worst of” posts this last January. About all I can … Continue reading

Posted in Gaming, Random Nonsense, Tropes and Such | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

Revolutionary Girl Utena, part 2

Ok, I hit the TV Tropes site entry on this series, and it’s a lock, I’m not bothering any more with it… How bad? Mind Screw (Everything in the series can qualify if you think about it.) Um… Show ▼ … Continue reading

Posted in All Reviews, Fansub Review, Tropes and Such | 3 Comments

Some Thoughts on Men, Women, and Animé

In response to Steven’s comment, I posted some information on Saito’s connection to Louise, which abruptly terminates in season 3. I think it’s because he kissed Louise (for real this time, not as a part of the familiar-bonding ceremony) but … Continue reading

Posted in Bitching, Fansubs, Life, etc., Tropes and Such | 7 Comments

Everything I needed to know I learned from animé

No matter how powerful you and your enemy are, you can always decide the issue by hitting each other over the head.

Posted in Random Nonsense, Tropes and Such | Tagged | Leave a comment