Why Evangelion is Optimistic (Legacy Post)

I wrote this over a year ago when I first got into analysis, and I'm surprised how much I like it despite how wordy it is. Eva really meant a lot to me and still informs a lot of my personal philosophy. I enjoyed rereading this and I hope you will too. I would write … Continue reading Why Evangelion is Optimistic (Legacy Post)

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Anime Challenge Day 2 – My Favorite Anime So Far: Neon Genesis Evangelion and End of Evangelion

Day 1                                                                                                            … Continue reading Anime Challenge Day 2 – My Favorite Anime So Far: Neon Genesis Evangelion and End of Evangelion

It’s Lonely at the Top: On the Woes of Having Perfect Taste

I have perfect taste. It’s perfect not because I’ve been trained in criticism under a master (I haven’t), or because I’ve seen 1000's of anime (I haven’t even broken 100), but because I’m me, and for nearly all intents and purposes my own taste is the only one I need to worry about. If you’re … Continue reading It’s Lonely at the Top: On the Woes of Having Perfect Taste

Why Your Favorite Anime Makes You Feel Like Trash

Video Version: https://youtu.be/-kGhyEIz2Kk Too often as consumers, we forget the scope of emotions that art can make us feel. It’s easy to see why watching someone like Yusuke Urameshi from Yu Yu Hakusho overcome his enemies and grow stronger with each victory and arc is so satisfying and addicting. By relating Yusuke’s obstacles with our … Continue reading Why Your Favorite Anime Makes You Feel Like Trash