Essays and Misc

Essays on Classic Anime

1978… Two Words… Leiji Matsumoto
1985… Homeward Bound
1984… 35 Years (and counting) of Love / A Film Trifecta
80’s Anime Characters Who Know How to Wear a Pair of Sunglasses
Capturing the Wind: Hayao Miyazaki and Isao Takahata Before Studio Ghibli
He Ain’t Heavy, He’s My Brother
My 12 Favorite Anime Movies from the 1980s
Saint Seiya and the Myth of Ganymede: One’s Destiny Can Be a Lonely Road
The Shonen Jump Revolution of 1986
The Spirit of 1979

Anime Wisdom

…from Mark Twain… Let’s Talk About Lies.
…from Susumu Kodai… War is Bullshit.
…from Remy Shimada… Even at my darkest hour, I am never alone
…from Quattro Bajeena… I believe in a better tomorrow that is here today.
…from Tetsuo Shima… What have I done? The destructive power of anger as seen in Akira.

Ladies Who Define Mecha Excellence

80s Edition Part 1
80s Edition Part 2

Misc Posts

CAM at Anime St. Louis this May (April 10, 2018)
Thank you everyone! (May 1, 2018)
Recollections from Anime St. Louis 2018 (May 8, 2018)
For Marbles and Shadow… (November 13, 2018)
What’s in a name? (January 29, 2019)
CAM is back again at Anime St. Louis this May (April 2, 2019)
Here are 100 thanks for all you! (April 2, 2019)
See you at Anime St. Louis this weekend! (May 3, 2019)
Am I a writer, a blogger, or a word channel? (June 7, 2019)
Tag! I’m It: My ‘Geeky’ Past (December 5, 2019)
2020: What’s coming up? (December 31, 2019)
Long Title: Do I Have to Do This All Over Again? / Give it a Light Novel Title Challenge! (April 13, 2020)
Countdown to 200!… a little thank you! (May 6, 2020)