Castlevania – An Adaptation done right

Netflix is doing what it wants when it comes to it’s content. While this isn’t necessarily a bad thing, it’s animations have been surprisingly strong. One in particular is Castlevania. When word came around in 2017 that there was going to be an adaptation of the popular videogame series I immediately hoped that it wouldn’t…

Review – Batman Ninja (2018)

Beautifully Insane I’m glad I was wrong. At first glance, I assumed that Batman Ninja would be a dark, overly serious DC animated film set in Feudal Japan. When in reality, this is a fun, beautifully animated film that doesn’t take itself too seriously and just happens to feature Batman and his rogues gallery. The…

Revisiting Sword of the Stranger (2007)

When it comes to anime studios, studio Bones in my mind is one of the most consistent in regards to quality.  Their catalog is filled to the brim with standout work, from the brilliant Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood to My Hero Academia, you can peruse their catalog and find it difficult to find anything that was…

The insanity of B The Beginning

Netflix has been steadily pushing new anime what seems like every week. But B The Beginning may be the only one that has captured my attention because of its combination of incredible animation and batshit crazy story telling.  It feels like the viewer is never truly in the know and just as soon as a…