Category Archives: showing a bit of character

Monkeying Around in Tokyo Hotel Rooms: Bakemogatari Style

I went on a Plamo run in Tokyo, the ‘wackiest’ city in Asia. I know this because I watch a lot of anime and read a lot of manga. I also read a lot of related blogs written by people … Continue reading

Posted in Bakemonogatari, Dialogues, showing a bit of character | Tagged , , | 3 Comments

Char, I am Disappoint: Revelations of a 3rd Viewing of Char’s Counterattack

I think Mobile Suit Gundam: Char’s Counterattack is an exceedingly important movie in that every time I view it, my opinion of something I had thought to be fundamental to the Gundam franchise changes. The first time I watched it … Continue reading

Posted in analysis, Gundam, showing a bit of character | Tagged , , | 66 Comments

“I’m Not a Monster, You Are!” Self-loathing and a Wolf Guy

You should read Wolf Guy – Ookami no Monsho, it’s awesome, in a grisly, manly, action-filled display of ferocity. This post is not an endorsement of the manga, for that you had better read this badass post by Omisyth. But … Continue reading

Posted in analysis, first impressions, showing a bit of character | Tagged , , | 19 Comments

Acknowledging Our Guilt for Our Choice of Heroes: Code Geass’ Lelouch Lamperouge

I visit my cross with conviction a fourth time: the concept of the guilty pleasure. For those unaware of my previous writing on it, allow me to distinguish my idea of the guilty pleasure from that commonly held one, that … Continue reading

Posted in Guilty Pleasures, showing a bit of character | Tagged , | 101 Comments

Bakemonogatari 11: You Are (Not) a Man

In the conclusion of Nadeko Snake, we learn more about Araragi than Nadeko herself. More and more Bakemonogatari shifts its narrative focus to tell the story of Araragi. Luckily for me, he is very interesting on a number of levels. … Continue reading

Posted in Bakemonogatari, showing a bit of character | Tagged , , , | 37 Comments