The second season of Sword Art Online is well underway, so its time to take a look at what has happened and what new characters like Sinon and Death Gun has added to the show.
For more than a decade, a passive character without much drive or ambition has become the main character of numerous romantic animes. Why is this stereotype so popular, and is there any value to him?
A new anime this winter, Witch Craft Works seems like a very standard fantasy show. Does it manage to surprise and dare to think new?
Sakura Haruno, the third person on the main team of Naruto, is definitely also the third wheel. I would say she never managed to evolve as a character the way Naruto and Sasuke did, and now...
Loki, the Norse God. A demon, a trickster, a helper and a pain. I here sum up Loki's life through the lense of one particular theory about who Loki really was.
Reading "The Final Problem" I was left with a strange feeling that Sherlock Holmes had been lying to us about Moriarty the entire case. Here, an argument against Moriarty's existence.
In 1912 there was a race to be the first man on the South Pole. Norwegian Roald Amundsen versus British Robert Scott. Amundsen won with 34 days, but why did he do so much better?
A woman who was never taken seriously, even the show called for it, Asuna is hardly worth more than a sigh. She sadly is never the character the writers claim she is.
The villains in Sword Art Online are less than perfect, especially because the writers of this anime tried to make us view them as something they are not.
Detective Conan/Case Closed by Aoyama has become world famous. Here you get a summation of the story, some praise and criticism, and whether I would recommend it or not.
A short introduction with examples of the five elementary methods of proving mathematical truths: directly, contrapositively, ad absurdum, by construction and by induction.
From the importance of proper clues to the discouragement of contrived and illogical solutions, the Knox Decalogue is still a guiding light for mystery authors today, as it was in 1929.
Looking at Liar Game, a manga about gaming the system and cheating each other. Or about joining together and trusting each other.
The Bleach manga has been going on for 12 years now, and I still think that out of all the story arcs it has done, the Soul Society arc is my favourite. Question is: why?