Category Archives: Discussion

Watching Things More Than Once

Note: “Watching” in this post will apply to reading, listening, playing, and every other means in which people consume media. We are flooded with a never ending, updating mountain of media to consume. It’s almost gotten to the point that people … Continue reading

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What is the Culture War?

Introduction: An Attempt to Understand  I’m honestly asking. I’ve heard the term being used so many times in the context of articles and youtube videos that I think I’m beginning to puzzle together what it might be. This essay is … Continue reading

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Why Sasuke Uchiha is a Terribly Written Character

Sasuke Uchiha is one of the most polarizing characters in shōnen anime. He had fan girls and emo boys ready to fight to the death to defend his honor and even now there are anime analyzing commentators willing to make entire videos … Continue reading

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Another Religious Post or: Hell, Why Not?

As I get older I find it harder and harder to not be bigoted or prejudiced towards beliefs that I disagree with. I like to think of myself as an idealist rather than a racist or sexist because I find … Continue reading

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Where is Your Anime Comfort Zone?

Where is your comfort zone on this anime continuum?I haven’t watched all of these anime but I’ve watched enough scenes from them to give me an idea of what kind of explicit content they consist of. Honestly, I wouldn’t be … Continue reading

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Religion, Sexuality & Artistic Snobbery – Anime Articles on The Artifice

After having 3 articles published on The Artifice, I have had the pleasure of getting some of my articles a wider audience and further commentary. However, I feel that spending more time contributing to this website has given me less … Continue reading

Posted in Anime, Bloggers, Contact Me, Discussion, Neon Genesis Evangelion, Philosophy, Religion | 2 Comments

The Problem with Sword Art Online (A Discussion with Silvachief from The Geek Clinic)

I have taken my Sword Art Online Retrospective down after I got into an in-depth discussion with Silvachief from The Geek Clinic. In it he pointed out that many of the problems I mentioned actually made sense in the context of the anime. If … Continue reading

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Cowboy Bebop Made Me Cry [Anime Retrospect]

2001 – I remember the year because it was my 1st year of Intimidate School when Neon Genesis Evangelion stopped airing on Cartoon Network’s Adultswim. Replacing it was 3 shows that I didn’t give the warmest welcome to because there … Continue reading

Posted in Anime, Cowboy Bebop, Discussion, First Law Trilogy, Joe Abercrombie, Novels, Retrospect | 5 Comments

Visual Novel-Styled Anime

Let’s make a few things clear. This will not be about anime adapted from visual novels or visual novels with anime cut-scenes in them. This will be about anime with styles very similar to visual novels. This can be seen … Continue reading

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