Nostalgias a funny thing. You get this feeling of longing that makes you wish you could relive certain events that have long since passed. You miss those days that youve ever so slightly edited in your mind to appear to be far more enjoyable than they were at the time. Rationally speaking, you know they werent nearly as good as you remember them to be, but you dont give a damn. Sure, being a teenager again may mean having little more than a ten-dollar bill in your pocket and no car to get you... Read More

Moe, Slice of Life, Westerns, and Rob Liefeld

In the thrilling conclusion: How westerns and slice of life anime series are nostalgic for time periods that never occurred.

The western as we know it didnt come into existence until The Virginian was published in 1902. While stories about The West and various historical figures existed before that time, The Virginian is the first novel that follows many of the stereotypes that people have come to expect from the genre. It has the outsider coming into a small western town and getting... Read More

2009 A Year Where Anime Didn t Suck

Really. Lets just call it The Year Where the Villains were the Heroes. Because most of the peeps in these series arent nice people, even when theyre doing The Right Thing.

Also: Hamyuts Meseta is the most moe anime girl ever. If ones moequotient was measured by body counts. And it is.

Trapeze is a matter of style as substance. The actual gist of the series is kinda mediocre: exploring and solving peoples anxieties. If this were done in... Read More