Shonen is a staple part of any anime fan’s diet, whether you’re super invested in the genre or not. It’s impossible to avoid the larger than life characters, their larger than life adventures and all the pure hype and insane action that comes with these stories of nobodies becoming THEbodies.
But no matter how great the protagonist and their story, no great shonen has been anything without a great supporting cast. And more often than not, these casts: they’re biiiiiig.
Continue reading “Shonen’s Double Edged Sword – The Great Cast Colander”
This week’s episode picks up right were last week’s left off. Which, for some reason, comes to a surprise to me. I just assumed we’d just straight to the festival, but we get to see the aftermath of the fight between Gentle and Deku instead as some of the things I said about the characters last week come to some kind of fruition here.
Continue reading “My Hero Academia – Episode 86: Let It Flow! School Festival!”
This Gentle Criminal fella is a real card. A self styled Robin Hood/Anonymous figure who commits crimes against those he deems “ungentlemanly”. I like him a lot, although I’m not really sure what his beef with U.A. is. But that’s not the only thing going on in these two episodes, nu huh, we have a show to put on.
Continue reading “My Hero Academia – Episodes 82 and 83: Festivities and chaos Approacheth”