"I talk about the gods, I am an atheist. But I am an artist too, and therefore a liar. Distrust everything I say. I am telling the truth."

--Ursula K. Leguin

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Posts Tagged: 'anime-manga:+eyeshield+21'

Jun. 24th, 2008

Weekly Manga Roundup (a bit late)

Bleach: *fans self* Oh my. Aizen has met his match for top contender in the “badness is hot like fire” sweepstakes. Who knew Urahara could be sexy as hell?

Naruto: *slaps desk* There, now that is a fine issue! Why can’t you write like that more often, Kishimoto? Just the right balance of heart-rending and hopeful, with good, stark shading to complement it. Ditch all these fights with characters who take ten freaking issues to die after being gut-stabbed and write like this more.

Eyeshiled 21: … InaMura, you want to kill us, don’t you? What was that? Three reverses in one issue? My heart won’t take another three months of this!

All in all, a darn good week.

Jan. 27th, 2008

Two week manga roundup

Well, the break seems to have made for some nice turning points.

Bleach 206 and 7 )

Eyeshield 21 265 and 6 )

Prince of Tennis 373 and 4 )

And as for Tsubasa... *makes disgusted hand-waving gestures* Yeah, whatever.

Dec. 27th, 2007

Variable geometry

Once more, because it seems to bear repeating, we cannot gauge the strength of shounen sports characters by comparing their performance in matches if there has been any time at all between the matches in question. The name of the game, whatever game it may be, is “evolution”.

ES21 and PoT manga spoilers ensue )

A big part of keeping shounen from being deathly boring depends on that passionate motivation of the characters to advance over the course of the story (and, in extreme cases, over the course of days or hours) and keep the balance of power uncertain.

Sep. 13th, 2007

ES21: Standalone: Waiting for Dragonflies

Standalone. Hiruma reflects on his team.

Introspective with Romance, I-2

( Waiting for Dragonflies )