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Anime Review #64: Rebuild Of Evangelion 1.0/2.0

In 1995, Hideaki Anno, a struggling animator at Gainax who was going through a bout of severe depression, released Neon Genesis Evangelion, a show which, while on the…

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Uniformity With God’s Will In Anime #2: Konno Yuuki

No facet of human life is contemplated upon as much as the question of, “Why does suffering exist?” Philosophers have attempted to find a suitable answer to this…

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East Meets West #9: Lucky Star .vs. Spongebob Squarepants

This week I continue my next batch of posts for the East Meets West series, dedicated to comparing/contrasting anime and Western media of similar premises, and, based on a specific…

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The Traditional Catholic Weeb Speaks: Three-Year Anniversary Special

It was only three years ago on this day, the feast of St. Nicholas of Tolentino, that I started what would become an anime blog viewed from a…

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Anime Review #63: Summer Wars

Summer Wars is quite interesting. Essentially, it’s the final product of a combination of factors, such as the director of Digimon Adventure: Bokura No War Game, and a…

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Convention Tales #14: Short Stories From Anime North

It’s hard to believe that this week marks about two years since the last time I officially travelled to a convention – I do not consider my short…

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Anime Review #62: The Garden Of Words

You know, at some point there comes a time when one needs to look at an anime, realize how much wrong there is with it, and simply turn…

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Anime Review #61: Digimon Adventure – Last Evolution Kizuna

It’s quite fitting that I write this post today, the day after the Feast of the Assumption of Our Lady, when Catholics commemorate the event in which the…

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East Meets West #8: Konosuba .vs. South Park

This week I continue my next batch of posts for the East Meets West series, dedicated to comparing/contrasting anime and Western media of similar premises, and, based on a specific…

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Uniformity With God’s Will In Anime #1: Sakura Kinomoto

Today is the feast day of St. Alphonsus Liguori, the famous Catholic bishop of Sant’Agata de’Goti, moral theologian and founder of the Redemptorist congregation of priests. I find…

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St. Pius V Corner: Little Custodians Of Tradition

What earlier generations held as sacred, remains sacred and great for us too, and it cannot be all of a sudden entirely forbidden or even considered harmful. It…

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Anime Review #60: The Super Mario Anime Movie

Nintendo’s famous mustachioed video game plumber, Super Mario, has been long considered an icon of the video gaming world. Ever since his debut in Donkey Kong in 1981,…

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East Meets West #7: One Punch Man .vs. League Of Super Evil

This week I continue my next batch of posts for the East Meets West series, dedicated to comparing/contrasting anime and Western media of similar premises, and, based on a specific…

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St. Pius V Corner: The Spiritual Warfare Of Shinji Ikari

Now, the more dearly a thing is loved according to nature, the more perfect it is to despise it, for the sake of Christ. Nothing is dearer to…

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The Traditional Catholic Weeb Speaks: 7 Favorite/Disliked Anime EDs

Apart from consuming hours upon hours of Stanley Cup playoff hockey action, namely those involving the upstart New York Islanders, I also find myself trawling across several other…

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Anime Review #59: Fireworks – Should We Watch It From The Side Or The Bottom?

There exist two classes of romance stories: on one side, there are the timeless, heartwarming stories which continue to captivate readers and enthrall them with the life, struggles…

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East Meets West #6: Digimon Adventure .vs. The Last Airbender

This week I continue my next batch of posts for the East Meets West series, dedicated to comparing/contrasting anime and Western media of similar premises, and, based on a specific…

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Anime Review #58: Konosuba – Legend Of Crimson

For a while now, fans of the popular isekai series Konosuba: God’s Blessing On This Wonderful World have been clamoring for a third season to follow up after…

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St. Pius V Corner: Freedom Of Insanity At Anime North

…a very bitter and fearsome war against the whole Catholic commonwealth is being stirred up by men bound together in a lawless alliance. These men do not preserve…

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Anime Review #56: Love Live: The School Idol Movie

Following the success of my venture into Love Live: School Idol Project, featuring the exploits of best girl Honoka Kousaka and the rest of μ’s as they sing…

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Anime Review #56: Laputa – Castle In The Sky

Almost 36 years ago, on 15 June 1985 (the feast of Sts. Vitus, Modesto and Crescentia) Studio Ghibli, one of the most well-renowned anime studios in the world,…

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East Meets West #5: Vatican Kiseki Chousakan .vs. Father Ted

This week I continue my next batch of posts for the East Meets West series, dedicated to comparing/contrasting anime and Western media of similar premises, and, based on a specific…

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The Traditional Catholic Weeb Speaks: Close Encounter With A Rukia Fangirl

Logistical reasons aside, the reason why, to this day, I refuse to watch Bleach is because I have a forlorn hate for Rukia Kuchiki, the show’s female protagonist;…

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St. Pius V Corner: Akko Contra Mundum

We conjure all Christians throughout the world to strive all they can to know their Redeemer as He really is… You must look upon it as a chief…

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Anime Review #55: Digimon Adventure 02 – Revenge Of Diablomon

Last November, I reviewed Hurricane Touchdown / The Golden Digimentals, the first flick from the Digimon Adventure 02 series which saw Daisuke and friends travel across America to…

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East Meets West #4: Super Mario Bros. Super Show .vs. Sonic X

This week I continue my next batch of posts for the East Meets West series, dedicated to comparing/contrasting anime and Western media of similar premises, and, based on a specific…

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Anime Review #54: Angel’s Egg (Or, WTH IS THIS: The Movie)

A most blessed Easter to my regular readers and followers! Once again we commemorate the resurrection of Our Lord Jesus Christ and his triumph over death. Through him,…

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The Traditional Catholic Weeb Speaks: Lucky Star Revisited

It’s not often that I write posts like this. But the fact of the matter is that last month I decided to revisit Kyoto Animation’s famous slice-of-life show,…

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Anime Review #53: Children Who Chase Lost Voices (From Deep Below)

Back in my university days, I remember watching a South Park episode called A Ladder To Heaven, where main characters Stan, Kyle and Eric build a “ladder” consisting…

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The Traditional Catholic Weeb Speaks: Con-troversies

I really don’t like to get involved with controversies related to anime conventions. Better things could be done like working on my technical skills or focusing on the…

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East Meets West #3: Boku No Hero Academia .vs. The Karate Kid

This week I continue my next batch of posts for the East Meets West series, dedicated to comparing/contrasting anime and Western media of similar premises, and, based on a specific…

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St. Pius V Corner: Amakusa Shiro, The Martyr?

It is quite true that the enemy has never, and never will, prevail against the Church. He has, however, succeeded in wresting from her bosom many of her…

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Anime Review #52: The Place Promised In Our Early Days

In my last three Anime Review posts, I looked at works created by acclaimed director Makoto Shinkai, known by some as the second Hayao Miyazaki for his charmingly…

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St. Pius V Corner: Kissing KissAnime Goodbye

Theft, as we have seen, is the secret taking away of what belongs to another, against their reasonable wish… The use of any unlawful dealing with the property…

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East Meets West #2: Steins;Gate .vs. Back To The Future

This week I continue my next batch of posts for the East Meets West series, dedicated to comparing/contrasting anime and Western media of similar premises, and, based on…

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Anime Review #51: Weathering With You

One has to wonder what goes through the mind of Makoto Shinkai these days. Following the success of Your Name in 2016, he decided to continue his line…

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St. Pius V Corner: In Defense Of The Anime Avi

Now what can be more monstrous than to maintain that by losing all good they have become better? If, then, they are deprived of all good, they will…

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Anime Review #50: Your Name

Sometimes life surprises you in the wildest of ways. Up until last Thanksgiving, I had no idea what Makoto Shinkai’s Your Name was all about. Granted, I had…

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East Meets West #1: Dragon League .vs. The Mighty Ducks

In professional hockey and basketball leagues like the NHL and NBA, two conferences exist: the Eastern Conference and the Western Conference, each with their own set of teams…

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Anime Review #49: 5 Centimeters Per Second

Today is the 4th of January, in the year of Our Lord 2021; I would like to take this time to wish all of you a Happy New…

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The Traditional Catholic Weeb Speaks: My Top Christmas Episodes

As I write this post, we are currently in the midst of celebrating the Christmas season; so I would like to wish all my followers on my blog…

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The Traditional Catholic Weeb Speaks: Nichijou Revisited

As the year grinds to a close, I can’t help but appreciate how much my blog has improved throughout the past few months. I believe part of it…

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Anime Review #48: Little Witch Academia – The Enchanted Parade

I’m sure many of you remember Little Witch Academia. I certainly don’t – after all, it’s only been several months since I both watched, and reviewed this anime…

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St. Pius V Corner: A Light Of Faith Against Modernism

The Catholic Church produces holy members in its saints and martyrs. In every age and country the Church is the Mother of saints, martyrs, confessors, and holy men and women who…

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Anime Review #47: Porco Rosso

Porco Rosso is one of Hayao Miyazaki’s lesser known titles, especially when you put it side by side with other greats like Castle In The Sky, Spirited Away…

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Convention Tales #13: Con No Baka

This coming 26 November marks 15 years since Con No Baka, a short-lived anime convention that operated out of Toronto, kicked the bucket. It is to this city…

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Anime Review #46: Digimon Adventure 02 – Hurricane Touchdown / The Golden Digimentals

Back in September I reviewed Bokura No War Game, which was the second installment of movies in the Digimon Adventure franchise (the first being a 1999 prequel movie…

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The Traditional Catholic Weeb Speaks: A Reply To Torch’s Anime List

Sometimes, the best place for inspiration when it comes to my blog posts is Twitter. Although the site has become a political cesspool in the wake of the…

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St. Pius V Corner: Fumino And The Catholic Stars

The holy council commands… that in accordance with the usage of the Catholic and Apostolic Church, received from the primitive times of the Christian religion, and with the…

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Anime Review #45: Little Nemo’s Adventures In Slumberland

To be honest, as a child I enjoyed Little Nemo’s Adventures In Slumberland. It was effectively the first anime movie I watched as a kid, which would soon…

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