Tag: summer 2013
WataMote 7: Voices
Tomoko wins. Sort of. And we laugh.
WataMote 6: Delusions of Grandeur
The saddest episode yet, because Tomoko doesn’t even realize it.
WataMote 5: Personae
The fifth episode of Watamote is calmer, perhaps, than the last one, but no less sad in some ways, as Tomoko constantly tries to be someone else.
Attack on Titan: “Why We Fight” For the Otaku Age?
gendomike talks Titan: about its deep appeal, which uses primary human fears and emotions to advance what is, fundamentally, a militaristic narrative that calls upon not only the characters, but the audience, to fight. But to fight what, or who?
WataMote 4: You Can (Not) Be Touched
The latest episode of WataMote adapts some of the raunchiest chapters of the manga to show how Tomoko, no matter how much she wants it, is literally untouchable. A troubling episode when you dig deeper into it.
WataMote 3: Avoidance
The episodic journey continues with the third episode of WataMote, which is all about the lengths which Tomoko will go to avoid awkward situations. Which is pretty much any situation involving anyone.