Why can’t I cry for you?: A look at Clannad, AnoHana and Plastic Memories

I have never once cried whilst watching an Anime, nor at any piece of media since I was in my early teens. And that’s a damn shame, it’s odd but in the three shows above I was really hoping that they would do that, “come just make me cry, I want to feel your characters pain”. That’s what I was thinking towards the end of these series, but none of them ever managed to actually elicit the tears I wanted. Continue reading Why can’t I cry for you?: A look at Clannad, AnoHana and Plastic Memories

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Puella Magi Madoka Magica: Who’s the ‘bad guy’? (Or why there isn’t one)

If I were to ask you which character in Madoka was the ‘bad guy’ I wouldn’t expect to get many different answers, in fact I pretty much expect to get two: Continue reading Puella Magi Madoka Magica: Who’s the ‘bad guy’? (Or why there isn’t one)

Shogo Makishima: So much more evil than you thought (an in depth look at Anime’s greatest villain)

Psycho-Pass is a series very close to my heart, one of the first I watched when I started viewing Anime and one of the few from that period that still holds up on repeat viewings Continue reading Shogo Makishima: So much more evil than you thought (an in depth look at Anime’s greatest villain)