どろろ [Dororo]: Half Season Review

Set in feudal Japan, Dororo (どろろ) follows Hyakkimaru, on his journey literally to find himself. Though only half of the slated 24 episodes have been released, the smoothly animated fighting scenes and engaging storyline has left me craving for more. Lets start from the beginning, I like how the anime starts with a complete background…

Movie Review: Ghost in the Shell

*No spoilers* Ghost in the Shell? Ok, but just don’t dwell on the details. This movie, with its stunning visuals and philosophical musings ultimately left me feeling satisfied, but a little wary about the kind of world its creators were painting for the audience. In this review, I will be highlighting the areas in which…

Kimi No Nawa: an existential crisis

With an intriguing plot (few spoilers here) and impeccable pacing, Kimi No Nawa (Your Name) is a one-way ticket to an existential crisis. The movie starts slowly, patiently building anticipation, like being cranked up the first and steepest slope, then releasing into an exhilarating roller coaster ride full of sharp ups and downs, and unexpected turns. It…