In feudal Japan a ronin returns home from exile to find the island he once knew plagued by a dark curse and overrun by the undead.
Fancy a little religion with your steampunk?
We are gods of old games, with old names and old faces. We are gods of old blood, old loves and old places. We are the gods who dwell in the soil, who have watched you come and watched you go. We have soaked in your wars and your peace and all the malice and…
Not quite an oldie and not quite a goldie… but a nice way to pass a lazy afternoon.
AniMayhem draws to a close and who would I be if I didn’t end on a fun note? Somebody else, that’s who! So… are you ready for my dark anime confession?
All in all I’ve been watching anime with vary degrees of intensity for over a decade now. In that time I’ve never stopped to consider what my favourites are out of the multitude, or why. But for you, dear (possibly fictional) readers, I shall endeavour!
Every universe has to make internal sense. I’ve said this before.
I remember when Animax came to DsTV. I was bored of the History Channel late one night – this was back in the days when they actually did documentaries, not Ice Road Truckloads or whatever – and decided to see what else was on.
There Will Be Brawl is a dystopian exploration of what video game worlds look like after we turn off the consoles and the characters have to continue living their wretched lives.
“At the end of the day, the King and the Pawn go into the same box.” -Colonel Mehaffey
The wind rushes about her, swirling in smoky patterns of dark blues and dull greys. She stares into it, comforted by the familiarity. Beyond this, everything is darkness.
Remember that time that Valve made that nifty little gem of a game called Portal? Well, somebody did. And they made a web-short about it. And yeah, it’s awesome.