Kimi no Na wa (meaning: Your Name) seems to have come out of nowhere. While a bunch of us have been preoccupied with Koe no Katachi (A Silent Voice), another bunch have been waiting with anticipation for Kimi no Na wa. Is there a trend for releasing movies that tug at the heart strings? If there wasn’t before, someone is definitely trying to start one. Now in the latest string of awesome anime films, we have a tale of body-swapping, magical fun, but also a tale of two teenagers who just want a different life. Continue reading
2012 was the peak of a transition into a new style of anime, art styles were evolving, animation was skyrocketing in quality and slowly the industry had moved towards the mainstream. With studios churning out animes as demand was increasing Inu X Boku Secret Service seemed like just another 1-season wonder with a moe protagonist, but fans of the manga and fans of the show itself will most definitely disagree. Continue reading
It’s like with books and films; there’s always that person in the group who will constantly say ‘the book was better’ regardless of whether it’s actually true. In the anime and manga world, there is a constant divide between which medium is the ‘better’ one to enjoy out of the two. This shouldn’t even be an argument… Continue reading