I Am Writing a Thesis

So this is something that I have thought about doing for over a year now and I am finally able to do it. The great thing about this particular thesis is that it is based around something close to my heart: anime. Anime, in general, is an underdeveloped section in film theory so you could…

My Experience With The Resident Evil 7 Demo

Originally posted on Suitably Bored:
Resident Evil has often been credited as one of the original pioneers of the Survival Horror genre, apart from Silent Hill. Those familiar with earlier Resident Evil games remember the dog jumping through the window giving them one of many memorable jump scares. The series, however, has gone through some rough patches over the years, especially…

Is Old School Cool Again?

Originally posted on Suitably Bored:
When one mentions the term “old school” you would usually think of music back in the day. You know; the Bee Gees, Phil Collins, Dire Straits and the list goes on. I know some people, such as myself, have an appreciation for old school music and sometimes prefer listening to…

What is the Appeal of Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure?

Originally posted on Suitably Bored:
You thought this was going to be a typical blog post, BUT IT WAS ME, DIO! (props to you if you got that joke) The Jojo series is…well, bizarre really – hell, it’s even in the name. Jojo can mean many things to different people; for some it can be seen…

It’s a (Wo)man’s World: Looking at Higurashi From a Feminist Perspective

The fictional town of Hinamizawa is not new to those familiar with the Higurashi series. Fans will know that this town is filled with many mysteries: from its storied past to the mysterious deaths and disappearances that happen during the Watanagashi Festival. What makes Higurashi an intriguing series is that it raises more questions than answers. As the title suggests,…

The Baka’s Guide to Surviving Your First Convention

Comic Book Conventions, such as San Diego Comic Con, are one of the many highlights on the geek calendar. This is where you would usually spend your hard earned money on comics, figurines, special drawings and video games, usually at a discounted rate. While this is just one aspect of attending conventions, others attend for the…

Why Choices Matter

We all have to make choices in our lives. Maybe you only have time to watch one episode of any anime and you need to decide which one to watch, or maybe you need to decide whether you want to study for that test the next day or go out clubbing with your friends. In…

How can I make this blog better?

Hello Everyone! Recently I’ve been feeling that this blog needs a bit of an upgrade in terms of content, topics and how I go about giving you this content. I almost feel as though this blog doesn’t stand out much compared to the other countless anime blogs on the internet. That is where you come in,…

Update on My Life

Osu, everyone! Been a while since I last posted something. I’ve been bogged down with lots of work at university lately so that’s why I’ve been a bit quiet. Anyway, I currently have some breathing space right now so I want to use this time to let you know on some exciting things I could potentially…

Danchigai – First Impressions

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Shimoneta – First Impressions

Imagine a world where the concept of dirty jokes is considered a crime in society. Imagine a world where the government tracks everything you do in order to prevent indecency. That is the world Shimoneta shows us and it does it in a very clever, yet humourous way.