Breaking the Narrative 118: Little Girls Are Not Innocent Princesses! Breaking a Review of Rule of Rose!

In the spirit of being unpredictable I want to pull out a rare game as a way to show why the censorship of media is inherently troublesome. This is an example of a game that has been banned in multiple countries across the world, and was targeted with a ban attempt here in the states, though to no serious avail.…

Breaking the Narrative Episode 117: Breaking a Review of Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam!

On April 7th, 1979, the first episode of the original Mobile Suit Gundam aired in Japan to very mixed reviews, pulling a Star Trek in becoming a cult classic in syndication after the initial airing. This is thanks to the creation of toys and model kits during the early 1980’s to grow the popularity of the initial anime.…

Breaking the Narrative Episode 116: How Many Times Must We Go Over This? Stop Trying to Abolish the Electoral College!

Ugh, I was on vacation from my other job, then we have all our technical difficulties, then I have to wait one MORE day because I didn’t want this seen as an “April Fools Joke” and I have THIS brought to my attention! That’s right.…

Breaking the Narrative Episode 114: The Chad Who Became A Virgin! A Character Overview of Jerid Messa!

Well the situation from last article has grown very out of control and it’s probably going to get even more intense as we go on… so much so that I have gotten a bit caught up in trying to help research things to aid in the issue. However, despite the fight for the innocent going on, I still have my own job to do, my own stuff to break down.…

Breaking the Narrative Episode 113: False Accusations Are Here Again: Vic Mignogna Is Innocent!

This should be no surprise to anyone but with the accusations against voice actor Vic Mignogna (Edward Elric of Full Metal Alchemist, Broly of Dragon Ball Super, and several others) I am likely to have to put in my two cents. First let me disclose that I do not personally know Mr.…

Breaking the Narrative Episode 112: Whats in a Name? An Overview of Zeta Gundam’s Kamille Bidan.

Well here we go from outcast to outcast as we delve back into Zeta Gundam’s characters. Again, as with Char, I will state that I’ll likely do a full review of the Zeta Gundam anime before the first of April. The reason for that is because in addition to around that time marking my full third year on this site, it marks the 40th anniversary of the Gundam metaseries franchise. …

Breaking the Narrative Episode 111: Will the Defender of Truth Please Rise Up? A Review of Rising of the Shield Hero!

Well its definitely been an interesting month this January, between the screeching about defending borders to false accusations being hurled at school children by obtuse hordes of activists. This anime we are going to talk about today came out in the most interesting of climates.…

Breaking the Narrative Episode 110: A Red Comet’s Brightest Burn. A Character Review of Char Aznable in Zeta Gundam.

Now that I’m back from dealing with a week of birthday nonsense, lets get back to analyzing characters from Zeta Gundam! Why you may ask? Simply enough, there is a lot of content that to analyze from this classic series that can relate to today’s political tribulations. …

Breaking the Narrative Episode 109:We Are Plato’s Philosopher. The Lesson of Gurren Lagann!

Happy New Year and Welcome Back! I hope you had a good holiday season whatever you celebrate! Tim… Winter-een-mas is never gonna be a thing much less what you’ll be remembered for….accept it and the LOSS! Now that I have that dead set of memes out of the way I bet you are wondering “What are you talking about today Alex and where is that Gundam shit you promised?” Hold on now hold on, I’ll get there….Trust me I have till the beginning of April to finish what I want to finish.…

Breaking The Narrative Episode 108: Did Gundam Predict Male Feminist Activity? A Character Review of Paptimus Scirrocco!

I am realizing that a few times this year I’ve mentioned aspects of the Mobile Suit Gundam anime franchise. There is good reason for this, as the entire point of the franchise as according to the original creator Yoshiyuki Tomino is ‘reality.’ This means through the use of fiction it shows the reasons why certain lofty and overblown concepts can’t work in reality.…