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

Mario (2013) – Beyond Konoha Part 2 | GITM Podcast Ep. 44

This episode is the second part of the Beyond Konoha mini series; in this mini-sode, I look at another one of Masashi Kishimoto's terminated serializations, (which was published as a one-shot manga in May 2013 in Jump Square Magazine) Mario. Within this episode, I focus on how Kishimoto's work managed to evolve (post-Karakuri), how Mario … Continue reading Mario (2013) – Beyond Konoha Part 2 | GITM Podcast Ep. 44

2010-2019 Anime Analysis & Review | GITM Ep. 22: The Decade Review

The 2010’s are coming to a close, so it is the perfect time to do an analysis of my highlights across the years 2010-2019. From beautiful tales of life to wacky, trend-setting isekai, in this episode I take a ride through what stood out to me this decade and what the future for anime looks … Continue reading 2010-2019 Anime Analysis & Review | GITM Ep. 22: The Decade Review

2019 Anime Opening Analysis & Review | GITM Podcast Ep. 21: Unskippable Openings

As 2019 is coming to a close, I thought it would be appropriate to take a journey through some of my favourite openings from this year in anime. In this episode, I take a step back from deep analysis and flick through some of my favourites, what makes them stand out and how the audio … Continue reading 2019 Anime Opening Analysis & Review | GITM Podcast Ep. 21: Unskippable Openings

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

Dark Days: The Casting Analysis & Review | GITM Podcast Ep. 15: The Great Conspiracy

Dark Days: The Casting is the second and final part of the Metal prelude, which will be the focus of this episode. The Casting questions the path that Batman is so adamant to go down and gives us doubts as to whether or not it was a good idea to continue pursuing the 'darkness'. In … Continue reading Dark Days: The Casting Analysis & Review | GITM Podcast Ep. 15: The Great Conspiracy

Harem Anime Analysis | GITM Podcast Ep. 13: Why Harem Isn’t Dead

Harem anime is a guilty pleasure of mine. Whether I watch it ironically or not is another episode for another day, but in this week's episode I'll be taking a dive into the origins of harem anime and a few shows that have altered my understanding of the genre for the better recently. In this … Continue reading Harem Anime Analysis | GITM Podcast Ep. 13: Why Harem Isn’t Dead