Ugh, Tsukishima is such a great character. Re-watching season 3 of Haikyuu really reminded me about why I love him so much. His redemption takes 3 seasons to build up and execute, which is probably why it’s so damn good. … Continue reading Tsukishima & The Fear of Discovering your Limits | Haikyuu
Before we start, it has to be said – This isn’t going to be a piece dictating the way female characters should or shouldn’t be written. Instead, I wrote this as a celebration of femininity and feminine characters. Like all … Continue reading Fruits Basket | Tohru & The Strength of Femininity
Ocean Waves is a particularity in Ghibli’s filmography. It’s an everyday, slice of life story, quite different from Ghibli’s other whimsical tales and was made for television instead of theatres. The story follows Taku, a college boy returning to his … Continue reading Ranting about Ghibli’s Worst Heroine – Ocean Waves (Anime)
When enjoying a work of fiction, people seem to be more willing to accept morally reprehensible acts and support evil characters even though they would not do so for a real-life counterpart. This is evident in works of fiction where … Continue reading Why we Love Evil Characters (in Anime!)
Japan’s long history of animation and cute mascots has led to its charming characters not only being iconic within Japan, but widely recognisable all around the world. But which of these characters is the most iconic? In 2018, the Japanese … Continue reading Japan Ranks its 10 Most Iconic Characters – Can you guess who’s number 1?