SSSS: Dynazenon and the Gridman Shared Universe Review

SSSS: Gridman was one of my surprise favourite anime back in 2018. Studio Trigger is one of those creators who are always worth keeping an eye on, and their anime original series give me the unique experience of watching a new anime without knowing full well there is a bit of source material out there that could spoilt everything for me.

The result of this was that I came into SSSS: Dynazenon with a set of pretty specific expectations of the series based on both my knowledge of Trigger and the direction Gridman ended up going. A piece of hypocrisy that really ended up biting me in the backside once this series was over.

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The Power Rangers Movie looks Bad

I used to be Power Rangers super fan #1 back when I was a kid. I was obsessed with them. I had the videos, I had mountains of toys and as much memorabilia as I could get my hands on. I used to pretend to be a Power Ranger. Before I really fell down the video games and anime well, Power Rangers was my life. So now a brand new Power Rangers movie, based on the original “Mighty Morphin” series of the show, is coming to theatres. How do I feel about it?

Well, strangely enough, up until yesterday I was totally indifferent. A fact that surprised even me. I’d seen the promotional stills floating around the internet, I’d caught bits of teasers before skipping them on Youtube. It wasn’t that I was disguised, or “triggered” that my childhood was being interfered with. I just didn’t care. Nothing about it interested me. It all just seemed so derivative, especially in this period of superhero overload in cinemas. Continue reading “The Power Rangers Movie looks Bad”