Category Archives: Deep Analysis


Deep Analysis: ‘Animegataris’ is Sharp Critique of Localization

Another week goes by, and that means yet another episode of this season’s popular show Animegataris — a show about a group of high school students who seek to reestablish their school’s…


Deep Analysis: What Do You Do At The End of the World? Are You Busy? Will You Save Us?

As I have written before, many questions pose deep philosophical questions to their audiences, and I am constantly trying to find the answers to those questions. In a previous column…


Deep Analysis: The Complex Characters of ‘One Room’

The director of the newly aired anime series One Room publicly announced this week his dissatisfaction with viewer reception of the series thus far. One Room was met with muddled…

Deep Analysis: An Analysis of Love in Anime

Love is a myriad things—a means of motivation, a means of sadomasochistic happiness, a catalyst to trigger the singular and direct destruction of barriers restricting a person’s inner soul and…


Deep Analysis: IS It Wrong to Try To Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?

I like many fans turn to anime for intellectual stimulation. Anime poses many deep philosophical questions, and I as an intellectual have attempted to answer these questions in my columns….

And so we close the book on this analysis. You know, because Yuri Kuma Arashi has a fairy tale motif. Did we make that clear? We'd better explain it a few more times.

Deep Analysis: Hidden Meanings in the Yuri Kuma Arashi Finale You May Have Missed

With Yuri Kuma Arashi’s final episode airing this week, it’s finally time to end our 12 part series analyzing all of the show’s symbolism. I hope you’ve been keeping up…

Deep allegorical meanings

Deep Analysis: Hidden Meanings in Episode 1 of Yuri Kuma Arashi You May Have Missed

Ikuhara Kunihiko’s new show Yuri Kuma Arashi premiered this week, confounding viewers with its strangeness. Ikuhara is well known for layering in hidden meanings into his work using confusing symbolism…


Deep Analysis: The Hidden Meaning of Love Live

It should be no surprise that Love Live has as big of a following as it does, what with its cute characters, charming comedy, and multitudes of songs that fans…