Category Archives: Animation

Otome Youkai Zakuro

Cliches, stereotypes, formulas, and other such mass production “tools” that are involved in the creation of “original” anime  are a common part of the industry these days. One only has to look at  the shows released over the previous season, never mind the previous  year,

Amagami SS

If you don’t know where you’re from, then you don’t know where you are, and you don’t know where you’re going. It’s a fairly trite adage, but like most old sayings there’s an element of truth to it. When it comes to visual media though,

Gintama

Over the years there have been a multitude of comedy shows that have graced our TV screens, from the surreal stylings of Monty Python and sarcastic wit of Blackadder, to the sci-fi tomfoolery of Red Dwarf and the strange antics of The Fast Show. There