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"It's not my fault." -Kumagawa Misogi

The Masculine Ideals of Shonen Jump: A Praxis for Masculinity

Artist Link: Why I Decided To Write This: Humankind has a bad habit of confusing a step forward with an acceptable end result. "A man who has committed a mistake and doesn't correct it, is committing another mistake." the great Confucius once said. Finish properly what you start. Did your words harm a friend? Don't just apologize see to it...

Soul Eater: “Malfeasance” Eibon’s 8th Sin (Youtube)

Now with visuals to pair with the text.

Soul Eater: “Malfeasance” Eibon’s 8th Sin

Did you know Halloween is my birthday? I'm 24. So much like many in the early anime community Soul Eater is one of my favorite first anime. It boasts an amazingly creative Halloween styled world, has a cast of well fleshed out and unforgettable characters, got one of the most absolutely banging soundtracks in anime and most importantly Soul Eater...

Shonen Trope Talk: Power and Strength Absolute

So far within this series, I've led into every entry with "Perhaps the most succinct word on BLANK comes to us from BLANK". However, today's subject of analysis has no succinct word that would truly encompass the scope of Power. Power, takes many forms, has many uses, dictates possibilities that aren't apparent at first. The question of how a...

Indie Review: Slay The Spire

Real quick, who exactly who do you think you are Mega Crit Games? I had already planned for Monster Hunter World to completely ruin my life. Then a certain Calliope (fully aware I am a weak and will pounce on good games) decides to get me addicted to another game, a CARD GAME no less. Could have at least got...

Shonen Trope Talk: Genius

Big Spoilers For: My Hero Academia's Most Recent Manga Arc, Medaka Box and mild spoilers for Kuroko's Basketball Perhaps the most succinct word on the Shonen Trope of Genius comes to us from After School: 7th Class. A manga written by NisiOisiN, published in the highly obscure, read as dead in the West, light novel magazine Faust. This manga would...

Shonen Trope Talk: Animal Insticts

Spoilers for Kuroko's Basketball, Hinomaru Zumou, and Kingdom Perhaps the most succinct word on "Animal Instincts" comes to us from the manga of Kuroko's Basketball. "Everyone is born with it and they lose it when they grow up. But there are those who haven't lost it, although maybe they didn't become that way because they wanted to. They're the guys who...

Shonen Ronin Cast 2: The Minus Arc (Medaka Box 55-90)