Polygon Doesn’t Know What It’s Talking About When It Calls Dr. Stone an Isekai

Not too long ago, Polygon came out with an article basically calling the first two episodes of the anime Dr. Stone lackadaisical. I haven't seen the anime, but I have read the manga at length and can agree on this front. I wasn't too taken with Dr. Stone to begin with, and I didn't commit … Continue reading Polygon Doesn’t Know What It’s Talking About When It Calls Dr. Stone an Isekai

Satisfy Your Audience By Giving Them Exactly What They Want Now

Imagine for a moment that it's a dull Sunday afternoon and you're perusing the fantasy section at your local library. One book in particular catches your eye because it has a badass black dragon on the cover and you think nothing in the known universe is more badass than a badass black dragon. Now, let … Continue reading Satisfy Your Audience By Giving Them Exactly What They Want Now

Tease Your Audience By Not Giving Them What They Want

Anyone who's knee-deep into the anime industry has undoubtedly spotted the name Reki Kawahara floating around. For those of you who are just getting your toes moist, he's the original creator of Sword Art Online, that one anime everyone and their parakeet loves to hate, and Accel World, that one anime no one remembers exists. … Continue reading Tease Your Audience By Not Giving Them What They Want