Summer 2015 Anime – Midseason Impressions

I think it’s clear. Summer is the hardest season for me to stay caught up in. What with bountiful hours of work, my time to reflect on my hobbies is pretty much cut into just time to enjoy my hobbies. However, the time has come for me to finally say what I’ve been wanting to say for weeks now on this season’s anime since their premieres. Some have lived up to the initial expectations, others have left me dumbfounded, and one had such a dramatic turn of events that it had the anime community on it’s feet in discussion. There have been some drops, however, there have also been some additions so this list will look different from the premiere line up! I’m only following what I enjoy at this point! So with my anime nearly caught up, Final Fantasy XIV playing in the background, and nice cup of hot tea…let’s get right into it. Continue reading

Final Fantasy XV: Hype and Hate

There’s an incessant, and unrelenting amount of expression, transitioning to an entirely negative state, being unleashed upon Final Fantasy XV right now. After a presentation, coupled with a trailer, left gamers with less content than they expected to be exposed to resulting in one of the most unprecedented backlashes against the game since before it’s reintroduction as Final Fantasy XV, I felt I needed to step into the conversational chaos as well. I think it’s safe to say that what we were shown was unexpected, but I think those clamoring that the ship has now sunk are speaking much to early, and most importantly, forgetting what we have lying in front of us as evidence to the contrary. Continue reading