In this world, there is nothing more powerful then first impression. Especially when meeting people for the first time. Some one can tell whether or not they like you or want you for a position in the first few minutes. Yeah, I’m writing this the night before I go to a job fair to keep … More The Power of the First Impression
Hello new and old readers one and all! My name is Scott and I run this little blog named Mechanical Anime Reviews. It seems that I have a habit of talking about Gundam and other Mecha shows when writing my OWLS post because those are some of my favorite things to talk about, but I’m … More [January 2019 OWLS Tour] Land of the Lustrous: Composite Formation
Last week, I mentioned how I was uncertain about how I was going to approach Kaguya-Sama moving forward because the show seemed more interested in repeating it’s formula of boring, pointless battles from the two episodes I saw. Episode three was going to be the deciding vote for me, and it passed. More comments on … More Weekly Seasonal Watches: 1/28/18
I’ve been trying my best not to get too nostalgic when writing my introductions to posts recently, but I can’t help it with Tiger and Bunny. Why? My nostalgia is heavily tied to this show because of my time at one of my alma mater’s anime club. I enjoyed a lot of shows from my … More Tiger and Bunny: A Fantastic, Western Style Superhero Story
(If you are interested in Legend of the Galactic Heroes, you may want to catch up to some of my previous volume talks and reviews. My Legend of the Galactic Heroes volume 1 review is here and my Volume 2 analysis can be found here.) This isn’t the last Legend of the Galactic Heroes novel … More Legend of the Galactic Heroes Volume 3 : Endurance – A Democracy in Name only
Well, I am in the second week of job searching. At this moment, I am doing my best to establish some sort of routine for myself and some projects so I don’t get bored and frustrated. It’s not like I’m expecting success to walk right through the door in an instant, but I need to … More Weekly Seasonal Watches: 1/21/19
Hello everyone! I mentioned that I was going to try my hand at a solo podcast, so here is the first episode of it. At this moment, I am still learning to be comfortable with actually talking into a microphone and putting my voice along with my thoughts on the internet, so any feed back … More Sea of the Stars Ep 1 – Dragon Ball Super: Broly
Here I am looking at a text screen to type a post that I’ve been thinking about for a while. Ever since I started watching the 2003 version, the comparisons between both series just wouldn’t leave me head. In this day and age of anime watching, a 51-episode series is a long journey and I … More Neither Are Perfect: FMA 2003 vs FMA: Brotherhood
One of these days, I will figure a way to do all of these tag posts on a better time schedule. I’m always bad at doing them on time because I put more focus on my stuff considering that is what I have the time to do. Still, this tag post is very creative and … More Make it Anime Tag – My Turn!
I have a question for all of you. How do you feel about adaptions of manga and light novels? Do you feel like they are always supposed to be heavily bound by source material and supposed to be accurate as possible? Do you think that adaptations should make some adjustments to the source material to … More Does Being Accurate to the Source Material Matter? What about Filler?