Posts tagged: adaptation

Animecast: Goods and Bads of Adaptations

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Nearly all series or movies are second form of an original source. Manga, Light Novels, Visual Novels, and other mediums of stories are given a new life regularly by an animated or live action form. In this Animecast, we dive into the goods and bads of adaptations and confront the unwarranted criticism behind it. Read more »

Noragami: A Journey From Manga To Anime

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The battles between source material and adaptations has always been a heated one throughout the generations of cross media pollinating. While I’ve never been a fan of manga in the past, my love for the anime Noragami pushed me to dive head first into its source material. Simply put, I can’t seem to get enough of the world it crafted for me. As I journeyed in, I’ve noticed several differences that some may find surprising. Read more »

Rant: Akame ga Kill! General & Adaptational Flaws

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Akame ga Kill! was never an amazing anime. It never boasted exceptional characterization or good storytelling. But I always felt it knew what its own strengths were: action and fan service. It was enough for me to label it “a casual watch” and just enjoy the ride. But all the fun came to an abrupt end because of killed expectations. The only appropriate title for the last two episodes would be: “Kill the Anticipation”. Read more »