Drama. A mode of function and fiction represented by performance through plays, ballet, opera and even miming. Drama can also be a genre of poetry and in this case…anime. Drama has been around since the Ancient Greeks, Romans, and the Middle Ages in which liturgical drama was used in annual celebrations. While many of us […]Read More Three Year Blogiversary Special: An Ode To The Dramatics
(WARNING: This post may contain small spoilers from Banana Fish. Read at your own discretion.) Revenge is often slow moving and slow burning. It may take years for a characters revenge plot to be fulfilled, but that doesn’t make the results any less sweeter. Most often than not characters design revenge schemes in order to […]Read More Sunday Spotlight: Revenge is a Dish Best Served Cold
When the cherry blossoms bloom in spring we all know winter is coming to an end. Watching cherry blossoms or cherry blossom petals falling from trees is a personal favorite motif that I love seeing in anime. To me, these small pink flowers are magical and special in their own way. Cherry blossom trees in […]Read More Symbolism in Anime: What a Strange Thing to Be Alive Beneath Cherry Blossoms.
Yesterday I was fortunate enough to see Maquia: When the Promised Flower Blooms (Sayonara no Asa ni Yakusoku no Hana wo Kazarou) in theaters. I didn’t think my local theater would receive a screening of this film, but low and behold it did! A big thank you to the heavens and universe above for listening to […]Read More Maquia: When the Promised Flower Blooms-An Emotional Film that Explores the Emotions of Love & Obsession
Hey guys. If you don’t already know (because you don’t follow me on Twitter) my great uncle passed away on Wednesday. I haven’t seen him since I was a kid but I do have some fond memories of him. It sucks when you have family in another state but don’t get to see them for […]Read More Violet Evergarden Episode 7: Play’s and Parasol’s