(This review was originally published in March 2022. ) Growing up, my fictional resources featuring girls dealing with puberty and growing up, consisted solely of Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret…a book published in 1970. Needless to say, I couldn’t really identify with the main character or her experiences as a 13-year old in… Continue reading “Turning Red” Celebrates Red Pandas, Puberty, Periods and Most Importantly Girls.
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The final season of “Aggretsuko” filled me with rage
Is there anything more disappointing in a TV show than a lackluster final season? Because -- damn, did Season 5 of Aggretsuko just didn’t do it for me. It was better than Season 4, but that’s such a low bar to clear. I honestly remember very little about what happened last season. None of it… Continue reading The final season of “Aggretsuko” filled me with rage
Don’t Hate Me For My Thoughts on “Howl’s Moving Castle.”
This review was originally posted on November 22, 2021. I had a busy week and didn't want to leave you with nothing, so I figured bringing back an oldie would suffice. I was originally planning on reviewing Castle in the Sky this week, as a way to celebrate its 35th anniversary. And while I do… Continue reading Don’t Hate Me For My Thoughts on “Howl’s Moving Castle.”
“My Father’s Dragon” is kind of a drag
As studios get bigger, it always seems like they lose their identity. Their stories become more watered down and basic in an attempt to appeal to a larger demographic, and it loses what made it special in the first place. I’m worried that that is going to happen with Cartoon Saloon. Their Irish Mythology trilogy… Continue reading “My Father’s Dragon” is kind of a drag
“Chainsaw Man” is exactly what you think it is and somehow better
I didn’t think I would like Chainsaw Man. I expected it to be one of those hyper-masculine, toxic shounen shows that consistently sexualized and disrespected women. And while that may apply to the fanbase - it doesn’t apply to the show.
“Zombie Land Saga: Revenge” shows a second season is best served cold
Remember Zombie Land Saga? You know, that series that had a crazy resurrect dead girls to create an idol group? Did you know it had a second season? I did. And I waited forever to see it. I didn’t have a Crunchyroll subscription, so I had to wait until the DVD came out last year].… Continue reading “Zombie Land Saga: Revenge” shows a second season is best served cold