In Defense of Monkey D. Luffy

Many are of the opinion that Monkey D. Luffy is a one-dimensional character, or under the impression that he is just another generic stupid goofy shounen protagonist who turns serious when fighting for his friends. I believe this is a pretty narrow way of looking at what I consider a remarkably well-written character.

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10 Years Later… Haruhi: how was it?

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Do you ever feel that there are certain shows you could see yourself connecting with when you were younger? That had you watched them at a particular time, they would’ve probably meant the world to you, because you had such a different way of thinking about yourself and the world back then? Continue reading “10 Years Later… Haruhi: how was it?”

On the Topic of “Horror”

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There seems to be this common misconception that horror’s sole purpose is to terrify its audience, typically with the idea of making them jump in reaction to something startling. But horrors won’t scare everybody, and if you look back on a lot of classic horrors, they’re snore-fests for today’s audience (excluding Japanese movies, because what the fuck Japan? You’re too good at horror).

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