Since the live action Fullmetal Alchemist hit theaters in Japan recently, it’s a good time to look at a little linguistic pun that exists in the series (either on purpose or purely by coincidence). Continue reading “The Unbearable Lightness of Being “Aru””
A few days ago marked the 14th anniversary of the release of Final Fantasy X-2 in the US and it got me thinking back to those days. I have to admit that I wasn’t a big fan of Final Fantasy X-2 when it came out and I played it, but I came to realize that before its release it played a big part in how I ended up in my profession (I work with cinematics/cutscenes in the game industry).
Persona 5 is a massive narrative behemoth with an ample collection of twists and turns – the greatest of which is easily missed by the majority of players, I reckon. So, without further ado, let’s talk about the elephant in The Velvet Room. Continue reading “The Eluding Great Plot Twist of Persona 5”
Another, an anime that came out in 2012, is best when watched again. This is not because it is a masterpiece in horror anime (though, for me personally, it is one of the best I have seen), but rather, because it is a master class in foreshadowing. Continue reading “Another: A Lesson in Foreshadowing”