Recently, I read an interesting exchange between Daniel and Michael about Cowboy Bebop. And by recently, I mean about fifteen minutes ago. Now, I’ve said my piece about the quality of Cowboy Bebop as a show, but comparing it to Faulkner is a bit unfair – both to Faulkner and Cowboy Bebop. Faulkner’s biggest strength […]Read More Getting off the High Horse: Picking on Cowboy Bebop
A long time ago, I did a post about Galaxy Express 999, looking at its often confusing, occasionally silly, but still satisfying world. In short, Three Nine’s world rarely makes “sense” in any logical way. And it’s completely unapologetic about it and often flaunts it. I mean, why wouldn’t the space train run on coal? […]Read More Riding on the Space Train: A note on internal consistency
I was wrong. I’ll admit it. It has happened before, and it’ll happen again. Part of the reason I write in this blog is to present arguments that strike me at the time as valid, and see how well they fly. And to be honest, on the whole fansub ethical issue I ignored the third […]Read More In My View: I fail (Now with pictures!)
So there’s been a lot of drama around Scott’s post about Greg Ayres panel. And granted, I know I’m writing this pretty late in the game, but it’s taken me a while to get my thoughts into a coherent form on this subject. The problem with fansubs and the industry is not a simple one. […]Read More In My View: Fansubs? Again?
Now I’ll admit that I don’t really understand the nature of Internet journalism as omo has pointed out quite fairly. And the nature of journalism itself is changing. I mean take a look at CNN.com and you’ll see political blogs and “citizen” journalism by way of ireporter. I’ll admit that I’m torn. You see on […]Read More In this Nation of the Blind: On Anime Journalism in the age of blogging