Category Archives: Tropes and Such

Sunrider: Mask of Arcadius (the ending)

Sequel to this post. Well, I finished the game as published, but that’s not the whole thing. About the time I was discovering it, the game’s publishers were turning it into a franchise, complete with novelization and alternate retellings. If … Continue reading

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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

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Linebarrels of Silliness

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

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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

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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

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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… Not Blood … Continue reading

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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

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