Kvasir’s Recommendations: In Defense of the Isekai Story

Right, so here's the jist of this post and future ones with the same title. I watch a lot of videos and read reviews on stuff I like, but I notice that some of these guys don't have a large fanbase. Now, I don't have a big one myself, but the least I can do … Continue reading Kvasir’s Recommendations: In Defense of the Isekai Story

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Fate Apocrypha – Episode 20 Review

That's Hell you're walking into. The twentieth episode of Fate Apocrypha opens with Caules, Fiore, Sieg, Jeanne, and Astolfo heading off to fight. Gordes has apparently softened up to the point where the other  homunculi don't feel bothered staying with him, so he's holding down the fort. But Seig states that win or lose he … Continue reading Fate Apocrypha – Episode 20 Review

Mahou Tsukai No Yome (The Ancient Magus’ Bride) Episode 8 Review

Anger doesn't suit her at all. The eighth episode of  Mahou Tsukai No Yome  (The Ancient Magus' Bride)  has aired and I will bring you the recap and review of the episode as we see  Elias' rage being unleashed, shedding his human guise. Will he be able to return to it? Will Chise be able to … Continue reading Mahou Tsukai No Yome (The Ancient Magus’ Bride) Episode 8 Review

Spectacle and Service — Little Witch Academia and the purpose of magic

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How useful is floating a teapot in the air to serve hot tea?

Although both tea and wine have tannins — in varying amounts depending on steep time and prior to separating grape juice from the stems and skins in the case of wine — the former hardly needs to be aerated. Height is not necessary in the pour. And even if it was, a human could do the same with an equal amount of training.

What is the exact purpose of Diana Cavendish floating her teapot over to her teacher other than to pass her exam? Does she offer a service that couldn’t be provided by human hands?

No, she does not. The action is essentially useless.

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Mahou Tsukai No Yome (The Ancient Magus’ Bride) Episode 7 Review

Surprisingly, the biggest monster was the thing masquerading as a boy. The seventh episode of  Mahou Tsukai No Yome  (The Ancient Magus' Bride)  has aired and I will bring you the recap and review of the episode as we come into contact with the main antagonist of the series. What changes will his presence bring? Only one … Continue reading Mahou Tsukai No Yome (The Ancient Magus’ Bride) Episode 7 Review

Mahou Tsukai No Yome (The Ancient Magus’ Bride) Episode 6 Review

Everyone ships them. Everyone. The sixth episode of  Mahou Tsukai No Yome  (The Ancient Magus' Bride)  has aired and I will bring you the recap and review of the episode as we wind down from the Cats of Uthar arc. What secrets hidden until now will be revealed? Only one way to find out. Recap The … Continue reading Mahou Tsukai No Yome (The Ancient Magus’ Bride) Episode 6 Review