Author: Lucy Zhang

Thoughts on Devilman: Crybaby

SPOILER WARNING: DON’T READ IF YOU DID NOT SEE THE SHOW YET I’m not summarizing anything in the show. So you would likely not understand this if you haven’t watched the show anyway.   With its over the top and uncensored violence and sexual content, Netflix’s Devilman: Crybaby is not a show for everyone. Even of the more graphic of anime,… Read more →

Yuri On Ice Season 2 to Cover Viktor’s Arm Amputation From A practice-gone-wrong

Studio MAPPA recently announced a Yuri!!! On Ice season 2 to continue the figure skating drama that gripped the world in Fall 2016. Yuri!!! On Ice achieved wide popularity for its detailed attention to figure skating, entertaining depictions of the sport and its subtleties, and most of all, the homosexual relationship between main character Yuri Katsuki and Viktor Nikiforov. The… Read more →

Review: Kimi no Na Wa

There are certain things that you can only pull off in the anime. Imagine if you saw a live action actor or actress attempt some cheesy romantic line or some impassioned speech exaggerated to epic proportions—the audience would have a hard time taking any of that seriously. Anime, on the other hand, is able to illustrate its characters to go… Read more →

Review: Shelter

Shelter, a music video, animation piece and original song, is a collaboration between American music artists Porter Robinson and French songwriter Madeon and the Japanese animation studio A-1 pictures. It is a six minute long video that captures the story of a young girl, Rin, who lives in a virtual reality simulation created by her engineer father in an effort… Read more →