Lupin III

My Love/Hate Relationship with “Woman Called Fujiko Mine”

My introduction to the Lupin III franchise. In most respects, it’s a good show. However, like many things Lupin III it is 80% the best thing ever and 20% totally engaging bullshit. Firstly, the art is incredible. At times the animation can be a bit static, but it’s nothing too bad overall. The characters have… Continue reading My Love/Hate Relationship with “Woman Called Fujiko Mine”

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The Difference Between Unlikable and Uninteresting: What a Bad Character Is

To put it most simply, an unlikable character can be a good thing, and is definitely encouraged for certain antagonists and even some protagonists, but an uninteresting character is every reader and writer’s nightmare. There seems to be a terrible problem of people who do character analysis and top 10 worst lists who really don’t… Continue reading The Difference Between Unlikable and Uninteresting: What a Bad Character Is

Lupin III

Why I’m Pessimistic About the New Zeni spin-off

I’ve wanted Zenigata to have his own spin-off ever since I started watching the show. My entrance into the franchise was from Woman Called Fujiko Mine¬†which itself is a character spin-off. And as excited as I was when the new spin-off was announced just a few weeks ago, it is far from what I would… Continue reading Why I’m Pessimistic About the New Zeni spin-off

Lupin III

Why Zenigata is an Amazing Character

When crafting the character, more important that their personality, backstory or appearance, are their motivations and dynamic with the people around them. And it is these two elements I too often find neglected in media. Either their motivations are too vague, like Rusty find a sense of belonging in the clan, or something that’s takes… Continue reading Why Zenigata is an Amazing Character