The Lines that Define Me GN 1 – Review

Although The Lines that Define Me is about suiboku-ga, or traditional Japanese ink painting, that’s really only the vehicle through which the characters express themselves. Aoyama, the protagonist, is clearly not doing well from the moment we meet him setting up for an art exhibit – he’s worryingly lightheaded as he heads for the door … Read more

Reddit Anime Awards 2021 Crown Sonny Boy, Mushoku Tensei – Interest

The /r/anime community revealed the winners of its annual anime awards ceremony via a Twitch livestream on Sunday. This year, the jury winner for overall best anime was Sonny Boywhile the community voted for Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation. Reddit’s Anime Awards includes a panel of jury members for each award who are asked to view … Read more

Episodes 6-7 – Slow Loop

How would you rate episode 6 ofSlow Loop ? Community score: 3.9 How would you rate episode 7 ofSlow Loop ? Community score: 4.4 Episode 6, “Difficult Is Fun” may not immediately feel fresh, but as the middle of this cour, it hits just right. We’re soundly in summer with Hiyori and Koharu, which means … Read more

Episode 7 – World’s End Harem

Ah, World’s End Harem, perhaps I was too harsh on you last week. Sometimes, I forget this series exists for the ultimate goal of inscribing unfettered anime areolae onto a plastic wafer that it can then sell to you at a premium. Thankfully, the show is there to help, reminding me of its baser prayers … Read more

Up Against the Wall: Why There’s No Defeating Amanda Waller

Amanda Waller is not angry. She is not cold. She is not a hero, or a villain, or even a bureaucrat. Amanda Waller is tired. Tired of a system where regular people must suffer daily as a matter of course. Tired of being powerless to protect her family. Tired of a world of supermen who … Read more

Atelier Sophie 2: Alchemist of the Mysterious Dream – Game Review

There are three things I’ve come to expect from the Atelier series: cozy atmosphere, charming character writing, and breezy combat. The series is content to dwell within that realm, and I’m content to enjoy that. Atelier Sophie 2: The Alchemist of the Mysterious Dreamsequel to Atelier Sophie: The Alchemist of the Mysterious Booksatisfies on those … Read more

Comixology announces some updates to features on their new UX

Farewell forever, old Comixology code base – and all the info you gave us After a few weeks of being pummeled on social media – including by typical digital comics readers like Patton Oswalt – the Comixology team has tweeted acknowledgment of some of the issues that users are experiencing – and given some idea … Read more

Episode 7 – Tokyo 24th Ward

We all enjoyed that week off from Tokyo 24th Ward, right? Really, given the track record of several of their productions, to say nothing of how well things have been going for this one from the start, CloverWorks should probably be allowed to take all the time they want with this project. It even ends … Read more