TV show reviews

Tone in Puella Magi Madoka Magica 

Hello, dear readers! After re-watching Madoka Magica made me all fired up about wanting to do a proper review for the show. I’m focusing solely on the first While I’ve done a review for this show before, re-watching the anime made me want to examine the tone in this I know that I’ve done a… Continue reading Tone in Puella Magi Madoka Magica 

TV show reviews

The Walking Dead: Season 1

Hello, dear readers! Unlike my other TV reviews–which focus on the entire show after I’ve viewed it to completion–I’ve decided to write up my thoughts on each season of The Walking Dead. Please note that I’m using Netflix, which currently has only the first four seasons uploaded onto its site. Introduction I was urged by my… Continue reading The Walking Dead: Season 1

TV show reviews

Puella Magi Madoka Magica

Hello, dear readers! This anime surprised me. At first glance, I thought that the show was extremely pretty–artfully drawn–but very cutesy. The main characters are eighth and ninth graders, after all. In the beginning, the concept of becoming a magical girl seems fun and harmless. You get to fight some strange, scary witches. But nothing… Continue reading Puella Magi Madoka Magica

anime · Attack on Titan · TV show reviews

Attack on Titan

Opening: Falling in Love Again  I have a confession to make: I’m falling in love with anime again. In the past, I’d seen occasional pieces here and there–like Ponyo, Pokémon (which, to be fair, was a huge part of my ’90s childhood) and Avatar: The Last Airbender–but there were years in between where watching animated films or TV shows was non-existent.… Continue reading Attack on Titan

Doctor Who · TV show reviews

Twelve Reasons You Should Watch Doctor Who

If you’re all ready a Whovian, great! If you’re not a Whovian–or don’t know what that is–consider joining in! It’s really fun, I promise.    1. The theme.   2. The TARDIS: a spaceship unlike any other.   3. The show’s concept.   4. The catchphrases.   5. The companions* (friends’ of the Doctor who are… Continue reading Twelve Reasons You Should Watch Doctor Who

Doctor Who · Happy Holidays · TV show reviews

There’s Nothing like Watching Doctor Who on Christmas Day

In my last post, I mentioned that I was extremely happy to have gotten BBC America as one of my Christmas presents. Lately, I’ve been glued to the TV, eagerly devouring the images displaying the BBC logo. I’ve also been gleefully watching the past Doctor Who Christmas specials. While I’ve seen next to nothing of Peter… Continue reading There’s Nothing like Watching Doctor Who on Christmas Day