Recommendations: Action (12)

[Description]:  Action shows are all about high-intensity, fast-pacing, and big, epic, payoff moments. They always feature tons of fights, battles, and dramatic exchanges in order to conjure up excitement and passion in the viewer. Their stories are often more simplistic and straightforward but there are still plenty of action shows that manage to be just as thematic,…

Review: Berserk (2016)

[Synopsis]: Picking up around 2 years after the events of the original 1997 series, Berserk (2016) follows the story of Guts on his quest for vengeance after being betrayed and branded as a sacrifice. Haunted by spirits everywhere he goes and driven nearly mad by his rage and pain, he seeks out the demonic Apostles of the God Hand in…

Character Analysis: Guts (Berserk) (Spoilers!)

[Description]: A comprehensive examination of Berserk’s protagonist: Guts and how his varying traits, conflicts, and developments shape him into such an engaging and remarkable character. A warning to prospective readers, I will be discussing his characterization in full which will involve directly speaking to the subject matter of each of the animated adaptations and very lightly to one or two…

Review: Berserk

[Synopsis]: Berserk is the story of Guts (Canna, Nobutoshi), a mercenary warrior possessing immense strength, who joins the Band of the Hawk under the leadership of Griffith (Morikawa, Toshiyuki), a charistmatic tactician and deadly warrior in his own right. Together along with Casca (Miyamura, Yuko) and the rest of the Band of the Hawk, the two men set…