Quick Review: Rising of the Shield Hero

Okay, let's not beat around the bush. I was going to do a series review of the anime but in the end I decided against it because I'd just list every problem I have with the seriesĀ  (several of which I've already done posts on before) and give it a 5 or 6 if I … Continue reading Quick Review: Rising of the Shield Hero

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Rising of the Shield Hero: The Villain Problem

Okay, Episode 22 is out and if you've seen any of my previous posts, you know where this is going. So let's skip the pleasantries and start with a simple question: Why is Myne not dead or in a prison cell? You see, in today's episode our disgraced villain decided that she was going to … Continue reading Rising of the Shield Hero: The Villain Problem

Kvasir’s Recommendations: The Capitalist Hero – The Individual and the Collective in Rising of the Shield

Explanation Point has done a video on Capitalism in Rising of the Shield Hero, in which he believes that trickle down economics is in play. It's a good perspective, though I personally think the author of the story just accidentally walked into that trope more than anything and ran with it. I personally never minded … Continue reading Kvasir’s Recommendations: The Capitalist Hero – The Individual and the Collective in Rising of the Shield