Wooderon’s Anime Pirate Crew

I don’t normally do this kind of thing. But I’ve seen enough of the bloggers I follow doing these kind of tag lists that I felt I wanted to give it ago, despite the fact that nobody actually nominated me directly, but why the hell should I let that stop me.

Wooderon's Anime Pirate Crew

I actually spotted this on Mechanical Anime Reviews, written by Scott, so I’ll link his blog, which is customary in these things. and I’ll thank him for the likes he’s been giving my posts these past few months. As posted in Scott’s post, here are the rules I’m working from:

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Wooderon Anime of the Year 2018: #6

You don’t see a huge amount of Christmas in anime, I mean, it’s not a widely celebrated holiday over in Japan, and yet it does exist to some extent. It just doesn’t feel like I can make a strong connection to Christmas when talking about an anime. I’m not going to pretend I know if there is any connection in the culture whatsoever. Instead I’m going to be off somewhere eating and drinking myself to bursting point and not thinking about this posting going live whatsoever.

Wooderon Anime of the Year 2018: #6

I thought long and hard about whether this entry should be swapped with Golden Kamuy that came before it. They both share a lot of my headspace, although not for reasons you might be expecting. It’ll probably become more apparent the more I talk about today’s entry though. Because on the surface they’re two totally different shows.

As per usual, here’s the list as it stands:

#10: Goblin Slayer

#9: Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure: Golden Wind

#8: The Ancient Magus’ Bride

#7: Golden Kamuy

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Mid-Week Review: Attack on Titan – Episode 44: “Wish”

I spoke last week about how I was frustrated by anime latching itself onto the tired trope of bloodlines being the all important factor in why things happen. Historia being the one who carries the Reiss bloodline, thus is capable of knowing the true history of the Titans. I liked that she turned her back on that.

Although I wouldn’t be too shocked if Erin end up accessing the memories and abilities anyway through some upcoming plot contrivance.

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