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.
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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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.
Continue reading “Mid-Week Review: Attack on Titan – Episode 44: “Wish””
You know what I’m getting tired of seeing in media: People whose fate and abilities are tied to their bloodlines. It’s one of the things I enjoyed about the new Star Wars trilogy so far, that they’ve turned way from these old cliches. Anime, apparently, still can’t get enough of it.
Continue reading “Mid-Week Review: Attack on Titan – Episode 43: “Sin””