My favourite musical moments in video games

I’m not all that musically inclined. I can’t sing that well, and I’d rather spend my quiet times listening to podcasts than music on my headphones. But even I am not deaf to how important and impactful music can be when contributing towards a moment in a movie or a video game. A well executed moment with the appropriate piece of music can make a good moment great and a great moment stick in your mind for years to come.

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3 Episode Rule – Ascendance of a Bookworm

As a rule, I’m not really that big a fan of the isekai genre. Bad luck me eh, considering that it’s the big thing right now, us getting more than a couple shows in the genre per season. I like a story about characters overcoming adversity, and growing in the process. Not just that, I also like shows with well defined and understandable power systems. Isekai often lacks both these in favour of putting a character into a position of ultimate power and then chronicling their inevitable rise to the top.

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3 Episode Rule – Days of Urashimasakatasen

I’m making a conscious effort to watch as much as I can this season, within reason. And a bitesized anime with a five minute run length might seem perfect for my case here. Getting a whole article out of just 15 minutes investment. But sometimes, even those 15 minutes are time I could be using to do something else. Like waiting in a game queue…

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