“Shoya is a bully. When Shoko, a girl who can’t hear, enters his elementary school class, she becomes their favorite target, and Shoya and his friends goad each other into devising new tortures for her. But the children’s cruelty goes too far.”
Note: I will be reffering to the movie by the japanese name because that is how the movie was promoted for me, while the Manga had the title translated.
I recommend reading my review of the first volume before reading this. There are no major spoilers. The original review can be read here.
When I first talked about the manga “A Silent Voice”, I described it as pretty good when dealing with the topic of bullying, but as for Shoko, the deaf girl who was so important to what was going on, I felt it fell short and she wasn’t given the focus she should have.
I eventually read beyond the first volume and, as I had hoped, we got much more focus on her and her own struggles.
When I got the chance to see this movie, I wondered what would the movie consider to focus on. I am relieved to say they focused on what was important.
Continue reading Review: “Koe no Katachi” The animated movie
Last year, the game studio Bethesda released the remastered edition of their popular Open-world Game “The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim”, which many fans welcomed even though more than a few jokingly pointed out that there were Mods that greatly improved the game graphics better than a remastering could.
When Nintendo finally revealed their new game console the “Switch” the game they decided to showcase was… Skyrim.
Now, during this year’s E3, and as part of their support of their VR System, Sony announced Skyrim VR. Classic skyrim, but being able to play it with a VR set.
Why is a 6 year old game still getting so much support?
Continue reading Opinion: Mods, Skyrim and GTA V
“The Masters of the Universe” is a little curious franchise to talk about.
If you were to describe it, it sounds like every toyline meant to appeal to boys ever: Strong Heroes have to fight evil villains (Granted, there is more to it than that, but you get the idea)
Talking about Filmation’s animated series “He-Man and the Masters of the Universe” from a modern perspective is… a little more interesting
Continue reading Analysis: Queen Marlena is a Knight
Blizzard, as part of their attempt to bring new life to their addition to the MOBA genre Heroes of the Storm, has launched what they call “Nexus Challenge 2.0”, an event that gives players rewards for playing the game with friends.
Said rewards also unlocks content for Overwatch, which includes a legendary skin for the character of D.Va
Continue reading Opinion: Let’s talk about D.Va’s police skin
Iron Fist has been out for a while and now that people are beginning to sit down and deciding how they feel about the series, it is probably a good time to begin to discuss the elephant in the room that is having a white man fighting evil East-Asian people using Kung-Fu. Continue reading Analysis: What Iron First Lost with White Danny Rand
When it comes to american comics, there are two big publishers: DC Entertainment and Marvel Comic, more commonly reffered as “The Big Two”. Continue reading Opinion: The Comics Pendulum
This article will be a little different. Rather than me trying to make a critical analysis of a particular topic or character, I am merely trying to spread the word and repeat what other people have said about one particular topic: That Marco of “Star Versus the Forces of Evil” is a Transgirl.
At the end of this article, I will link my sources for you to check for yourselves, for they are the ones who have been talking and championing this.
Bellow this point, spoilers for Star Versus the Forces of Evil and a straight Cis Guy talking about trans issues. you have been warned
Continue reading Analysis: I Believe In Princess Marco
It is official. Blizzard actually followed-up on their word from one year ago and confirmed one of the characters of the highly popular Overwatch was indeed part of the LGBTQ+ spectrum.
That character is Lena Oxon also known as Tracer. And this is a pretty big deal.
Continue reading Opinion: Why Tracer Matters
OVerwatch’s Sombra has finally been revealed after months of teasing from Blizzard and she is now available on Overwatch’s PTR (Overwatch’s testing ground for players to test coming updates before being released in the main servers) alongside a new map and new modes.
Here are my first impressions of them all:
Continue reading First Impressions: Overwatch Sombra PTR