Bench (2010) – Beyond Konoha Part 3 | GITM Podcast Ep. 45

This episode is the second part of the Beyond Konoha mini series; in this mini-sode I take a look at Masashi Kishimoto's baseball one-shot manga, Bench. Within this episode, I look at how Kishimoto is able to maintain consistency within his artwork, while also being experimental, how he manages to maintain an uplifting mood throughout … Continue reading Bench (2010) – Beyond Konoha Part 3 | GITM Podcast Ep. 45

Karakuri (1995) – Beyond Konoha Part 1 | GITM Podcast Ep. 43

This episode is the beginning of a three-part mini-series, looking at three one-shot manga (Karakuri, Mario & Bench) by none other than the legendary mangaka, Masashi Kishimoto. Throughout the series, I will be trying to uncover what these manga demonstrate about Kishimoto's development as a writer and artist, as well as the value that comes … Continue reading Karakuri (1995) – Beyond Konoha Part 1 | GITM Podcast Ep. 43

Blue Exorcist Analysis | GITM Podcast Ep. 42: The Illuminati Arc

It's been a hot minute since we I last discussed Blue Exorcist! Similarly to the Festival Arc, the Illuminati Arc demonstrates a massive shift in the narrative, with comrades taking up new positions and the stakes rising for the ExWires of the True Cross Academy Cram School. In this episode, I analyse how the arc … Continue reading Blue Exorcist Analysis | GITM Podcast Ep. 42: The Illuminati Arc

Downfall By Inio Asano – My Favourite Manga | GITM Podcast Ep. 41

Downfall by Inio Asano (Goodnight Punpun) was a short 8 chapter manga I managed to read a few weeks ago and it managed to touch me in many ways. After reading Asano's work, I have since learnt and been reminded about many things regarding art, creativity and more, which I share within this analysis session. … Continue reading Downfall By Inio Asano – My Favourite Manga | GITM Podcast Ep. 41

Attack on Titan Arc Analysis | GITM Ep. 36: The Uprising Arc

After several episodes, I have reached the final arc in the Attack on Titan arc analysis series, The Uprising Arc. This arc is a standout arc in how it is able to shift the position of the Survey Corps, putting them into many difficult situations. Alongside this, more of the truth about the Eldian Empire … Continue reading Attack on Titan Arc Analysis | GITM Ep. 36: The Uprising Arc

Boruto Arc Analysis | GITM Podcast Ep. 34: The Momoshiki Arc

Boruto: Naruto Next Generations (2017) may not have been recieved well by many, but (at least earlier on) there are definitely parts of its narrative that are worthy of merit, one of them being The Momoshiki Arc. In this episode I look at arc thematically, structurally and technically in order to answer the question of … Continue reading Boruto Arc Analysis | GITM Podcast Ep. 34: The Momoshiki Arc

My Hero Academia Arc Analysis | GITM Podcast Ep. 28: The Overhaul Arc

The first arc of My Hero Academia’s 4th Season has concluded, which means analysis!  The Overhaul Arc looks closely at the attempted rise of the yakuza leader, Kai Chisaki, as he attempts to change the framework of society in a way that nobody has attempted to do before in an age of heroes.  In this … Continue reading My Hero Academia Arc Analysis | GITM Podcast Ep. 28: The Overhaul Arc

Naruto Arc Analysis | GITM Podcast Ep. 27: The Wave Country Arc

Throughout most of my anime-watching career, I've always been plagued by my Naruto nostalgia, the piece that got me involved in the diverse medium of anime. After reading The Wave Country Arc in slightly over a day around 5 years ago, I still haven't been able to forget this part of the story, since it … Continue reading Naruto Arc Analysis | GITM Podcast Ep. 27: The Wave Country Arc

Blue Exorcist Arc Analysis | GITM Podcast Ep. 16: The Festival Arc

The 3rd installment of my Blue Exorcist Arc analysis is here; the balance between good and bad as well as Assaih and Gehenna will be explored, challenged and tested! With the ExWires back at True Cross, things will only get more intense from here. In this installment, I will be looking at: 'The Grey Area' … Continue reading Blue Exorcist Arc Analysis | GITM Podcast Ep. 16: The Festival Arc