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Late to the Show and Games

Late to the Show and Games

My commentary on things like video games, anime, manga, and other media.


Shaman King, Ep. 11 - Confronting The Past

12 Jun 2021 3 minute read 0 comments LateToTheParty

Introduction Last week's episode was a nice breather from all of the action from Yoh's 3 preliminary fights. It was nice seeing Ren gradually warming up to Yoh and his other friends. The episode also had a few surprises including two songs exclusive...

Is Kathleen Kennedy Really Out? Is Star Wars Really Saved? - A Reminder of Tempering Expectations

11 Jun 2021 2 minute read 1 comment LateToTheParty

Introduction Back in March, I discussed how the Star Wars franchise will remain stagnant until Disney makes fundamental changes to its own and Lucasfilm's leadership. While Dave Filoni and Jon Favreau have great track records and make compelling stor...

My All-Time Favorite Movie Scene - Agent J's Test in Men In Black

9 Jun 2021 2 minute read 2 comments LateToTheParty

There are many iconic movies. Some are known for their unique artstyles and fantastical concepts like the Studio Ghibli films. Others are known for their impressive action and effects. Others are famous for their storytelling. One of my all-time favo...

Shaman King, Ep. 10 - Slowing Things Down

4 Jun 2021 3 minute read 0 comments LateToTheParty

Introduction In Episode 9, Yoh and Ren had a very intense high stakes shaman fight. The battle ended in a draw, but the Great Spirit decided to advance both shamans. In my review, I commended the musical score and Romi Park's, Ren's voice actress, pe...

Sony PlayStation's Unconvincing Statement on the Japanese Market

4 Jun 2021 5 minute read 0 comments LateToTheParty

Introduction On June 2, Senior Director of Sony Interactive Entertainment Content Communications, Sid Shuman, gave an interview with Head of PlayStation Studios, Hermen Hulst. It's quite a lengthy interview, but what caught my eye was Hulst's respons...

My Thoughts on AMD's FidelityFX Super Resolution (FSR) - Hold Onto Your 1080Ti

1 Jun 2021 3 minute read 0 comments LateToTheParty

Introduction: FSR's Announcement & A Few Surprises On May 31, AMD held its press conference at Computex 2021. Some interesting announcements included AMD's discrete mobile GPUs in laptops, the desktop Zen 3 Cézanne APUs, and its 3D V-Cache chiplet de...

Shaman King, Ep. 9 - Be Water, My Friend

28 May 2021 4 minute read 0 comments LateToTheParty

Introduction Last week, I gave my opinions on Episode 8. It was a mostly solid episode that was carried by a well-organized structure, great voice acting, and compelling character development from Yoh and Manta. I also liked how Ryu has become sort o...

The Anime Man Interviews the Author of Redo of Healer - A Crossover I Never Knew I Wanted

23 May 2021 3 minute read 0 comments LateToTheParty

Introduction I never thought I would revisit Redo of Healer again and yet, here we are. Over a month ago, I did a full review of the anime adaptation and in my opinion, it was pretty mediocre. Even when you ignore the controversial aspects, from a st...

Shaman King, Ep. 8 Review - Evolving One's Spirit

21 May 2021 3 minute read 0 comments LateToTheParty

Introduction Previously, Yoh fought against Faust VIII for his second shaman match. However, Yoh unwisely wasted his furyoku after getting angry at Faust dissecting Manta open. I was a tad disappointed with how the episode left out some of the more g...

Shaman King, Ep. 7 Review - I'm... Absolutely Gutted

14 May 2021 4 minute read 0 comments LateToTheParty

Introduction Last week, Yoh and Horohoro faced off on their first shaman fight in the tournament. Yoh managed to beat Horohoro by having the latter completely deplete his furyoku and lose his Oversoul state. The episode had some very funny moments, b...