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Fireworks: Should We See It from the Side or the Bottom? Doesn’t Quite Charm Like the Original

Fireworks: Should We See It from the Side or the Bottom? Doesn’t Quite Charm Like the Original Fireworks: Should We See It from the Side or the Bottom? Doesn’t Quite Charm Like the Original

Fireworks: Should We See It from the Side or the Bottom? Doesn’t Quite Charm Like the Original

Live-action adaptations of manga and anime are common—the reverse, not so much. The live action-to-anime adaptation is a rare beast indeed, but one that seems to be of particular interest to popular indie director Shunji Iwai, who, in 2015, used animation to create a prequel …Read more  »

Grimgar: Ashes and Illusions Deluxe Edition Review – “Fatal Fantasies”

Grimgar: Ashes and Illusions Deluxe Edition Review – “Fatal Fantasies” Grimgar: Ashes and Illusions Deluxe Edition Review – “Fatal Fantasies”

Grimgar: Ashes and Illusions Deluxe Edition Review – “Fatal Fantasies”

Title, subtitle and premise all suggest that  Grimgar: Ashes and Illusions  is another negligible addition to the  isekai  fantasy subgenre so prominent in anime and light novels these last few years. “Grimgar” is exactly the kind of name a teenager obsessed with a particularly violent kind of power fantasy might ascribe to the …Read more  »