Guest Writer: Samurai Champloo

A review by Nick Moran Listen, everyone likes a good samurai story. You want space samurai? You got it. Pirate samurai? Yup, there’s a show for that. But what about normal samurai? Samurai Champloo is grounded, historic, and pushes the boundaries of historical fiction in a way that feels like it sits in a uniqueContinue reading “Guest Writer: Samurai Champloo”

My Next Life as a Villainess: All Routes Lead to Doom!

“My Next Life as a Villainess: All Routes Lead to Doom!” is a comedy where the main character dies in the first episode. You read correctly, the first episode. She had to. If she wasn’t, how would she be reincarnated as the villainess of her favorite dating simulation, Catarina?

Liz and the Blue Bird

This movie is not really about Liz or a blue bird. In fact, both Liz and the blue bird are characters in a book, inside this story. Their roles are largely to act as metaphors for our two main characters, Mizore and Nozomi and their relationship as they struggle with feelings of impending distance forming between them as they move to college life.