Category Archives: Editorial

Food Guilt: An Analysis of Food and Eating in the Works of Ryuji Masuda

The first and most exciting thing I learned from the special features on my Mr. Stain on Junk Alley DVDs is that “Popee the Performer is the famous pop-culture hit that took Japan by storm in January of 2000.” The … Continue reading

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Kicking Heart and Taking Names – A Kickstart For the Anime Industry

If there’s anything that anime director Masaaki Yuasa is known for, it’s crazy ideas. His works thrive on his bizarre premises and an equally free-flowing animation style, and artistically, they succeed quite handily. Where they do not succeed is financially … Continue reading

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Humanity Has Declined: The Fairies’ Chronology

About three-quarters of the way through the series, I realized that I rather liked Humanity Has Declined. The show is a good satire with a great setup that does an excellent job commenting on many of mankind’s most inherently human … Continue reading

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