Blue Exorcist Manga Analysis | GITM Podcast Ep. 66: The Terror Of The Kraken Arc

Blue Exorcist's Terror of the Kraken Arc was a part that I previously overlooked, due to its length. However, now that I've had time to reflect on it, I think there is a reasonable amount of value one can extract from these three chapters. In this episode, I return to analysing the Blue Exorcist manga … Continue reading Blue Exorcist Manga Analysis | GITM Podcast Ep. 66: The Terror Of The Kraken Arc

One Piece Manga Analysis | GITM Podcast Ep. 59: Another One Piece Discussion

If it wasn't clear enough in my last One Piece episode, I've officially started the One Piece manga journey! Ever since starting, I've had my head buried within the books and now I think I'm ready to have another discussion on what I've been reading as I near the conclusion of the Skypiea Saga. In … Continue reading One Piece Manga Analysis | GITM Podcast Ep. 59: Another One Piece Discussion

Boruto Arc Analysis | GITM Podcast Ep. 54: The Ao Arc

Previously, we discussed the Momoshiki Arc and it's impact on the Naruto series; in this episode, I look at how these concepts are taken further. Boruto is often criticized for lacking the 'substance' & 'character' that it's predecessor apparently had, however I think there are many positive things to be said about this arc (and … Continue reading Boruto Arc Analysis | GITM Podcast Ep. 54: The Ao Arc

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