The Rolling Girls Analysis & Review | GITM Podcast Ep. 51 – A Messy Moe Adventure!

The Rolling Girls (2015) is an anime that I have mixed feelings about, mostly because it performs very well in some areas but (in my opinion) poorly in others. This made me think quite strongly about the idea of 'premises' and whether a 'good' one genuinely exists. In this episode I discuss what I dislike … Continue reading The Rolling Girls Analysis & Review | GITM Podcast Ep. 51 – A Messy Moe Adventure!

Neon Genesis Evangelion (1995) Analysis | GITM Podcast Ep. 50: The Bitter End

Neon Genesis Evangelion is currently my favourite anime of all-time, partially due to the way that Anno is able to take apart his own story, reducing it to the fundamental question, 'Who is Shinji Ikari?' Although there are various other reasons for why I love the series, this is the main focus of 'The Bitter … Continue reading Neon Genesis Evangelion (1995) Analysis | GITM Podcast Ep. 50: The Bitter End

Vinland Saga Analysis | GITM Podcast Ep. 47: What is Beauty? (Part 2)

In the previous part of my look through the philosophy of Vinland Saga's War Arc, I looked at Askeladd's connection to Stoicism, autonomy, etc.; in this second part, I will be looking at Canute's commentary on 'beauty'. In this episode, I discuss how Canute's speech & dialogue with the priest relates to idealism, the objectivity … Continue reading Vinland Saga Analysis | GITM Podcast Ep. 47: What is Beauty? (Part 2)

Vinland Saga Analysis | GITM Podcast Ep. 46: What is Beauty? (Part 1)

Vinland Saga's War Arc took me by surprise, as it managed to layer many themes and discourses intricately across it's episodes; it is for that reason that I have decided to try and answer the question, 'What is Beauty?' according to the anime.  In this 2-part series I will be looking into Vinland Saga's commentary … Continue reading Vinland Saga Analysis | GITM Podcast Ep. 46: What is Beauty? (Part 1)

Neon Genesis Evangelion Analysis | GITM Podcast Ep. 40: Absurdism & Meaning

With my second watch of Neon Genesis Evangelion (1995) nearing completion, I thought that I could confidently say that I had a 'decent' understanding of the series... until I began to research the Absurdist philosophy behind it. Albert Camus' extensive discourse on The Absurd has definitely challenged what I understand of the series, potentially my … Continue reading Neon Genesis Evangelion Analysis | GITM Podcast Ep. 40: Absurdism & Meaning

Animation & Cinematography Analysis | GITM Podcast Ep. 39: The Art of Fighting Sakuga

Recently, there have been many anime with some extraordinary animated fight sequences and with all the time on my hands, I decided to break down a few of them. Fight scenes are highly complex ways of portraying antagonisms, hence animators work really hard to represent this when showcasing battles between sides. In this episode I … Continue reading Animation & Cinematography Analysis | GITM Podcast Ep. 39: The Art of Fighting Sakuga