Rising of the Shield Hero: Naofumi Doesn’t Always Need To Be Right

Okay, Episode 19 is out and I'm about to get controversial: To save a long story short, the heroes need to work together to stop the Pope from killing each other. So the four heroes decide to present a united front and defeat the bad guy right? WRONG. Instead, they have to spend a good … Continue reading Rising of the Shield Hero: Naofumi Doesn’t Always Need To Be Right

Rising of the Shield Hero: In Defense of the Sword Hero

Okay, Episode 10 is out and if you've watched it then you'll know what I'm talking about, so I won't waste time getting to the point: Ren did nothing wrong. As much as it pains me to come to the defense of what is basically Kirito, I have to do this because people are getting … Continue reading Rising of the Shield Hero: In Defense of the Sword Hero

Rising of the Shield Hero: In Defense of the Three Heroes (First Wave Arc Spoilers)

Oh boy, this is going to be controversial. Especially when you consider what's coming on Episode 4 of the anime. But I'm going to do it anyway because I feel that bringing this point up is worth doing as a thought exercise. So... let's talk about Rising of the Shield Hero for a bit, with … Continue reading Rising of the Shield Hero: In Defense of the Three Heroes (First Wave Arc Spoilers)