Kvasir’s Recommendations: Everything GREAT about Oath Under Snow

A Youtuber named BlueDrakmaVA has done a video about how great the Oath Under Snow movie is. For the most part, it's easily what I consider to be the best entry in the Kaleid Liner franchise which I basically hate since I'm not into Lolis and the last magical girl anime I was fond was … Continue reading Kvasir’s Recommendations: Everything GREAT about Oath Under Snow

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

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: The Difference Between Good and Bad Isekai – An Analysis

Right, so the new season of anime is out and I don't see anything worth reviewing, so I thought instead I would post videos on the topic of anime, light novels, and manga that deserve more views. Since Shield Hero is out I figured we'd start with Isekai. Now, while I still have a ton … Continue reading Kvasir’s Recommendations: The Difference Between Good and Bad Isekai – An Analysis