Kvasir’s Recommendations: Shield Hero – The Worst Hero and Runt of Isekai

A Youtuber named Masumi has done a video on some of the issues plaguing Shield Hero, bringing up some of the points that I had when I watched it. Despite the clickbait title, however, he goes to great pains to try and not come out offensive to any fans of the series while pointing out … Continue reading Kvasir’s Recommendations: Shield Hero – The Worst Hero and Runt of Isekai

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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

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)

Kvasir’s Recommendations: Fan Service in Darling in the Franxx Analysis – Just Nerds

Darling in the Franxx continues to be a series that I enjoy, so its a pleasant surprise to see a new analysis that approaches the subject matter from a more mature light beyond the fact that T & A are on display. A channel named Just Nerds, has done one on how relevant the fanservice … Continue reading Kvasir’s Recommendations: Fan Service in Darling in the Franxx Analysis – Just Nerds

Kvasir’s Recommendations: The Genius of Eren Jeager’s Character – Soul

I can't claim to be an Attack on Titan fan. Nothing against it, I just never got on the hype train, even though I have found the latest chapters to be decent. I'll probably never watch the anime, but I do have respect for the characters of the story and their circumstances. This respect came … Continue reading Kvasir’s Recommendations: The Genius of Eren Jeager’s Character – Soul