Eva’s Fall 2016 Anime Thoughts

It is time, once again, to take a look at the latest offerings in anime! Coming in with a crisp, cool breeze, the fall 2016 anime season contains a mix of continuations of previous shows, new entries in old franchises, and a few totally original shows. I’ll be focusing on a few that caught my fancy and elaborating on what I did or did not like about them. Starting with:

Flip Flappers

FF18

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Uncharted and Violence in Video Games

One of the very first things I ever heard about Uncharted, before I even knew what kind of game it was or what it involved, was people calling out main protagonist Nathan Drake on the number of people he killed. Some called him a monster jokingly, but others were far more serious in their criticisms. This idea, this reputation, has followed Nathan Drake through multiple entries in the series and inspired numerous derivative works riffing on the subject.

The question that I have, is whether this is truly unusual.

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