There's a youtuber who makes great analysis videos on a lot of anime I like on the channel Nearly On Red. Now, while I don't know the ins and outs of youtube, I found it strange that one of his videos was taken down only for him to personally explain it. So if you wanted … Continue reading Kvasir’s Recommendations: Copyright, Content ID, Fair Use, and Youtube
Cross-posting from other blog.
Bloodborne and I have a bit of a unique relationship, wherein I have become rather intrigued by the whole plot and the game refuses to give me straight answers without the song and dance of me lore-diving and trying to piece it together with critical thinking—which is akin to doing a jigsaw puzzle blindfolded while fending off an army of tentacles.
The gist of the plot of Bloodborne is that humans attempting to evolve to the level of the Great Ones have caused a level of ‘oh crap, we’re all going to die’ that you rarely see in a Victorian-era setting. So much that the good ending has you being under the care of a porcelain doll who is the closest thing to human comfort you’ll get as you splatter the street with blood and go mad. The latter is what I particularly want to touch on…
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Cross-posting my Dark Souls’ theory.
I’m a bit of an oddball and need to know how things work from a lore perspective when it comes to media I like, despite not being exceedingly scientific in nature. Like, in the case of Dark Souls, we have Pyromancies—a form of magic that uses an item called a Pyromancy Flame in order to conjure fire-based. But, while the game goes into details on the Witch of Izalith being the “Godmother of Pyromancy,” it never really explains where the pyromancy flames you can use come from.
I personally believe that the pyromancy flame is the internal fire that burns within Demons, a species within the series linked to Flame of Chaos, and that pyromancers have learned how to harness, channel, and split the flame so that they can wield it for themselves. I’ll be explaining why I think that and support that…
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In the world of One Piece there are people who can do amazing things through various methods. One of these is the ability to manipulate the weather through the use of use of a tool called the Clima-Tact, wielded by Nami of the Straw Hat pirates. I find this fascinating since her ability was obtained … Continue reading Dissecting Anime Science: How the Clima-Tact Works – Part 1
Another year has come and gone. It's hard to believe that I've been running a rather small review site for anime since late 2016 and haven't given up yet. But I'm grateful that I've managed to keep going this far and that every person who has read what I've written has found some reason to … Continue reading Happy New Year
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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Ohh…. this one. I had a love-hate relationship with this anime because I loved the concept and the characters. In fact, if not for the… unpleasantness with Shouko and Iori that summed up the last few episodes, I would have given it a pretty decent rating myself.
Here we are with the second season to Kakumeiki Valvrave. When I watched the first season to this anime I was so excited to watch the second season. Well let me tell you that it didn’t disappoint not one bit. This second season aired in 2013 and I stumbled upon this series a year later I think? It’s hard to keep track cause I’ve watched so much anime lol. Haruto and the gang are still fighting Dorssia force, and not to mention they have a lot of unanswered questions.
There still is L-Elf’s past along with his fellow soldiers’ past, and the mysterious girl Liselotte and her fate still seems to be unknown. Oh we also can’t forget the romance and all of Haruto’s relationships. Wait relationships? Why so surprised every story has to have a little romance. Especially if there is a love triangle. Or some anime can have there lovers…
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This was an old but good one. I think it was back on Toonami where I saw it, but the timeline between it and the other Zoids left me confused.
This is anime was released in 2001 and I think I watched it in sometime in 2002-2004. I know it was in that time frame because I was really young at the time. So this anime was probably my very first Mecha anime that I ever watched. Probably one of the reasons why I like Mecha anime’s so much to this day. I can remember buying the VHS of this series in the dollar store back in the day. In fact, I still have that very same VHS lol.
I also wanted to buy a figurine of LigerZero because he was my favorite from the show. Yes, I still liked some of the other mechas from this anime. Yet Liger was on the very top of that list lol. I think this anime triggered me into liking leopards and tigers and pretty much anything that was cat related lol. I…
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