Mars Daybreak: Pirate Treasure Adventure on Mars with Robots

Before I jump into talking about this show, I would like to thank Lita for making me interested in watching this show. Without her I would have never even heard about this little Jem. I mean, this show is from Studio Bones in the early 2000’s. Probably over shadowed by something like Scrapped Princess which … More Mars Daybreak: Pirate Treasure Adventure on Mars with Robots

(OWLS Post) [Legend of the Galactic Heroes] Yang Wenli: National Pride vs Personal Pride

Hey everyone new and people that have been coming back for some reason (are you sure you aren’t lost?). My name is Scott and welcome to this little blog called Mechanical Anime Reviews. As the name of my blog suggests, I love mech shows. While my blog has been focusing on that more and more … More (OWLS Post) [Legend of the Galactic Heroes] Yang Wenli: National Pride vs Personal Pride

Of Losing, Limitations, and Grounded Story Telling

Ok, quick question. When you think of shonen battle clichés, what is the first thing that comes to your mind? Are you thinking about one of your favorites arcs in one of your favorite shonen series? What about some special attack that you thought looked completely amazing? The dumb protagonist who isn’t good at anything … More Of Losing, Limitations, and Grounded Story Telling

I Love Episodic Anime

If there is one thing that bothers me about modern anime fandom, it’s people’s lack of understanding or dislike of episodic or mini arc storytelling. To me, it’s one of the most under rated forms of storytelling there is. I don’t think some people appreciate how much freedom it gives anime and what it can … More I Love Episodic Anime