Dororo: First Impressions – A Breathtaking Homage to Classical Japanese Artistry (Winter 2019)

Dororo (どろろ) is a historical, dark fantasy, supernatural anime adaptation of the original manga series written by Osamu Tezuka, who was such a brilliant legend. It’s being produced by MAPPA and Tezuka Productions and is scheduled for 24-total episodes. When the anime first began airing, I wasn’t planning on picking it up since I had…

Brave 10 by Kairi Shimotsuki – Manga Review (Seinen)

Brave 10 (ブレイブ・テン) is a seinen, historical fiction, fantasy manga series authored and illustrated by Kairi Shimotsuki. My first encounter with the series was back in 2014, when I watched the anime as it was simulcasting. I didn’t find it mind-blowingly brilliant but entertaining enough to read the first volume of the original source material.…

January & February Anime Watching Wrap-Up! (2019)

Welcome to my first ever bimonthly anime wrap-up! My watchlist has been multiplying like tribbles, so my goal is to take a more proactive approach towards watching anime in 2019. Doing wrap-ups should be a good motivator for me, at least that is what I have been telling myself. I hope it shall work to…

Solomon’s Perjury: First Impressions – Solidly Suspenseful with Superb Exploration of Fucked-Up Family Dynamics

Solomon’s Perjury (솔로몬의 위증) is a 2016 South Korean, suspense, mystery series that I originally stumbled onto on Netflix. The premise described immediately caught my interest as thrillers and mysteries are some of my favourite sorts of narratives. A couple of nights ago, I finally sat down and watched the pilot episode. After finishing it,…

January & February Reading Wrap-Up! (2019)

Happy Friday evening, chums. While this post is getting published, I am spending my Friday in one of two ways. The first would be playing video games on the PC, probably Crusader Kings II because Sir Betrothed got me addicted to it (thanks, buddy, #sarcasm). If that’s not happening, then I am most definitely napping…