Author: "Self"

Well That got Weird Fast (Darling in the FranXX Retrospective)

Well That got Weird Fast (Darling in the FranXX Retrospective)

Fuck the Nines! Seriously: I don't even feel bad for you pricks!

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New Year, New Look, New Format (Kinda)

Okay, so: things have been a little busy for me over the past couple months with preparations for several big event deadlines that were coming up. Being in charge of managing the Social Media for the Medieval Festival I volunteer with didn't leave an abundance of time for my writing, or few other pursuits for … Continue reading New Year, New Look, New Format (Kinda)

(K)Cthulu for Kids?!

Last year, over the summer, I had finished listening to an audiobook I had downloaded on Medieval History. It was a series of University level lectures on not only the progression of history through what is oft coined as the “Medieval Period”, including elements of the Classical Era and early Rennaissance. Long story short, it … Continue reading (K)Cthulu for Kids?!

Character Profile: Jillian Caesar, Healer

In the interest of ensuring I have a more solid argument and better research on the subject I touched upon last blog, I’ll be postponing the upload of the second part of the Records of Grancrest War Analysis until next week Tuesday. So, in today’s blog, I’m going to give you a backstory. A backstory … Continue reading Character Profile: Jillian Caesar, Healer

It’s the Train-Wreck That Just Keeps on Giving (Record of Grancrest War – Analysis and Dissection)

I’m starting to develop a general theory that no anime that possesses the words “Record of...” or even just “Records” in general will be very good. Twice now I’ve been treated to anime possessing that word in the title and have been either overwhelmingly nauseated or underwhelmingly disappointed by what I’ve been subjected to (I … Continue reading It’s the Train-Wreck That Just Keeps on Giving (Record of Grancrest War – Analysis and Dissection)

Robots, Sex and Adolescence (Darling in the FranXX: Light Thoughts on Sex and Sexual Repression)

Robots, Sex and Adolescence (Darling in the FranXX: Light Thoughts on Sex and Sexual Repression)

Mecha anime and I have a tenuous relationship with one another: I love the ideas, concepts and designs behind the mech suits, the technological infusions into more mundane aspects of coming of age stories and sometimes bleak social commentaries about the constraints that the modern world places on the youth to not only magically solve … Continue reading Robots, Sex and Adolescence (Darling in the FranXX: Light Thoughts on Sex and Sexual Repression)