All posts by Archaeon

Dantalian no Shoka

These days we take the written word for granted, but for the majority of human history this has not been the case. Over the millennia, those with the ability to communicate using these strange markings have been viewed with awe and suspicion in almost equal

Fate/Zero

Type-Moon have made a habit of finding success with their dark blend of magic and supernatural elements in modern day settings, but with the release of the Fate/Stay Night visual novel on the PC in 2004, the developer seemed to have found its flagship title.

Top Ten Anime 2011

2011 was fairly sparse in terms of quality entertainment, and while there were plenty of shows that were watchable, very few were memorable. That said, the year did have some saving graces, but sadly that only goes to show that the industry is capable of

The Anime Awards 2011

It’s a sad fact that the only creatures the anime industry have been concerned with lately are cows, and like every other business in the world, the goal is to get more milk for their moo. Unfortunately, all they’ve been making is lots of cheese.

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Ikoku Meiro no Croisée

  There has long been a mutual fascination between Eastern and Western cultures, and although modern technology and tourism have made it easier to explore the mysteries of other lands, things were very different during the latter part of the 19th century. At that time,

Ikoku Meiro no Croisée

There has long been a mutual fascination between Eastern and Western cultures, and although modern technology and tourism have made it easier to explore the mysteries of other lands, things were very different during the latter part of the 19th century. At that time, travel

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Hoshi wo Ou Kodomo

  Stories about the dead coming back to life are a dime a dozen these days, mainly because of the current fascination with zombies and vampires, but rarely do we see a tale that’s more akin to the legends of old, where mighty heroes brave

Hoshi wo Ou Kodomo

Stories about the dead coming back to life are a dime a dozen these days, mainly because of the current fascination with zombies and vampires, but rarely do we see a tale that’s more akin to the legends of old, where mighty heroes brave the

Kamisama Dolls

Since time immemorial the worship of higher powers has been a cornerstone of human civilization, but as mankind’s understanding of the universe grew, so did his technology, and many ancient beliefs were gradually replaced or discarded by one means or another. Not all of them

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Kamisama Dolls

  Since time immemorial the worship of higher powers has been a cornerstone of human civilization, but as mankind’s understanding of the universe grew, so did his technology, and many ancient beliefs were gradually replaced or discarded by one means or another. Not all of