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  • The Unique Wish Fulfillment Fantasy of The Owl House

    The Unique Wish Fulfillment Fantasy of The Owl House

    Spoilers for Season 1 of The Owl House. It’s not hard to see the appeal of The Owl House. With a unique and creative art style, gorgeous animation, well-drawn (in more ways than one) characters brimming with personality, and top-notch […]

     
  • Top Fifteen “Hey Adora” Moments

    Top Fifteen “Hey Adora” Moments

    [Spoilers for all of She-Ra and the Princesses of Power] Welcome back, around about Fall of last year I decided to push the limits on the power of ranking things and listicles in order to fully quantify the power of […]

     
  • Top Ten RWBY Hugs – Volume 7 Edition

    Top Ten RWBY Hugs – Volume 7 Edition

    Welcome back to the most important RWBY article on the internet: another season has come and gone, sometimes for better, often for worse, but regardless it is once again time to rank even more hugs. If you want to just […]

     
  • Our Top 11 Animated Shows of the Year

    Our Top 11 Animated Shows of the Year

    2019 has been such an amazing year for animation and in particular has felt so ripe with a large number of truly great animated show. This inspired us to come up with a consensus ranking for our top animated shows […]

     
  • My Top 10 Western Animated Shows of the Decade

    My Top 10 Western Animated Shows of the Decade

    The 2010s were the best decade ever for animation, featuring an increasingly diverse array of excellent shows in different genres and aimed at different types of audiences. That diversity looks to be only increasing, which makes me very optimistic for […]

     
  • Nausicaä and Frozen II: Courage and Peace in the Valley and the Fjord

    Nausicaä and Frozen II: Courage and Peace in the Valley and the Fjord

    “Some were disappointed by the film’s ‘miracle’ ending. […] Perhaps [Miyazaki’s] reason was that he simply needed to ‘tie up the [carryall]’ and deliver a completed movie to an awaiting audience.” -Susan Napier, Miyazakiworld: A Life in Art Moral courage […]

     
  • Top Ten “Hey Adora” Moments

    Top Ten “Hey Adora” Moments

    One of the more endearing traits of the re-imagined version of Catra in She-Ra and the Princesses of Power is her propensity to begin any interaction with our main heroine with a sometimes genuine, sometimes sardonic, sometimes sinister "Hey Adora". Nevertheless these moments are always appreciated.

     
  • Top 30 Star Butterfly Outfits

    Top 30 Star Butterfly Outfits

    A year ago after the Season 3 finale, I ranked the top 25 Star Butterfly outfits. Now after the series finale I thought it might be time to revisit that article. Maybe see if I changed my mind on some […]

     
  • OVAnime: Spring 2019 Recommendations and Overview

    OVAnime: Spring 2019 Recommendations and Overview

    Spring has come at last and with it a new season of anime is in bloom. I mean you could spend time outside but what with all the pollen and the seemingly random changes in weather patterns who could bother? […]

     
  • OVAnime: Winter 2019 Wrap-Up and Retrospective

    OVAnime: Winter 2019 Wrap-Up and Retrospective

    This article is a follow-up to my original piece on the Winter 2019 Anime Season, in which I gave a brief (sometimes long) review of more or less every anime airing as well as my recommendations. If you were looking […]