Featured

This is… Rook with the Pointed Hat

Hello there and welcome to my little blog. Welcome to the Rook with the Pointed Hat... Wait, that doesn't sound right... Greetings, I'm the Rook with the Pointed Hat except that I'm really not, I'm called Jakinus (not my irl name). Whatever. Here you'll find the opinions, thoughts, comments, ramblings and rants of a regular …

Continue reading This is… Rook with the Pointed Hat

My Journey through Kyoto Animation. Part 3b – Tamako Love Story: Exactly What It Says on the Tin.

Tamako Love Story has a different focus than Tamako Market. Like their titles say, while the latter was mostly (kinda) about the Usagiyama shopping district community and Tamako’s life in it, the former, on the other hand, it’s about how Tamako deals with the sudden confession of Mochizou, what will she do after that. Will …

Continue reading My Journey through Kyoto Animation. Part 3b – Tamako Love Story: Exactly What It Says on the Tin.

My Journey through Kyoto Animation. Part 3a – Tamako Market: It’s about the Market but really isn’t.

If K-On can be interpreted as a love letter to the meaningless but fulfilling, mundane but beautiful days in high school and the relationships that we form during that time, then Tamako Market could also be interpreted as one to the strong bond that the members of a small community share, the warmness that it …

Continue reading My Journey through Kyoto Animation. Part 3a – Tamako Market: It’s about the Market but really isn’t.

My Journey through Kyoto Animation. Part 2 – K-On: the Masterpiece that’s just not for me?

Starting big (as in, this post is over 4000 words long). K-On was one hell of a series; a really pretty, cute, light and fluffy hell at that. I liked it quite a lot and enjoyed every bit of the Light Music Club members’ shenanigans, the direction, animation and music were great, how even something …

Continue reading My Journey through Kyoto Animation. Part 2 – K-On: the Masterpiece that’s just not for me?

My Journey through Kyoto Animation. Part 1 – Backstory

My first real post in this blog and it’s anime-related, oh boy. This post is actually a revised version of a Reddit thread I made not too long ago (and that you can find here, which I recommend to check out, at least the comments, since I clarify some things) and, believe it or not, …

Continue reading My Journey through Kyoto Animation. Part 1 – Backstory