The Monster Hunter franchise was always destined to jump on the monster-catching bandwagon - with so many unique and iconic monsters to tame, it was only a matter of time. I mean, who hasn't wanted to ride a Rathalos, right? I wasn't able to get my hands on Monster Hunter Stories 1 upon release as... Continue Reading →
Darling in the Franxx: 576 minutes of mechs, sex and the enduring need to love.
What is Darling in the Franxx? Boy oh boy. I have a lot to say about Darling in the Franxx. On the surface, Darling in the Franxx looks like just another generic 'mecha' anime - which wouldn't be a bad thing necessarily since who doesn't like mechs? - after all it's got all the necessary... Continue Reading →
Horimiya – a wholesome AF rom-com
What is Horimiya? Horimiya (Horisan to Miyamurakun in Japanese, really inventive name there) is a slice-of-life rom-com that aired in early 2021. It is a short, self-contained anime with 1 season and 13 episodes. It was based off of a pretty niche self-published manga series which is probably why it took more than a decade... Continue Reading →
Fire Force’s protagonist is not only a snack, but he also comes with a healthy side of positive representation for trauma survivors
Let's be honest. A lot of people start watching Fire Force because they think there's going to be lots of hot firefighters to oggle at. If that's you, then let me save you some time. Fire Force is about fighting fires in much the same way that Attack on Titan is about attacking titans -... Continue Reading →