Zankyou no Terror - Preliminary Review

“Are you going to destroy the whole world?”

Makoto Shinkai’s (Unofficial) Guide to Making Movies

Learn from the anime maestro how to make movies that will dehydrate your eyeballs

Obokuri Eeumi

A lot of people have stumbled upon my blog while searching for the song Obokuri Eeumi. Anyone who has seen the anime TV series, Samurai Champloo, would be familiar with this haunting and beautiful piece which was played in the 14th episode…

Protected: Simple Resolutions for 2016

I usually come up with a long list of pseudo resolutions each year and then forget about all of them within a  few months. So this year, we’ll keep things fairly simple. I’m gonna keep a copy of these on my phone too so that I can remind myself from time...

Shigatsu Wa Kimi No Uso broke me

It’s been 3 days since I finished this show and I’m still thinking about Chopin’s Ballade No. 1 Op. 23. You have broken me, Shigatsu Wa Kimi No Uso. SPOILERS! Do not watch this video if you haven’t finished the...

Deployment to Qatar

Four years ago, during my training, I distinctly remember the LEAP trainer describing his assignment in Qatar. It was a series of slides that consisted of sand, sand, sand, sand, a refinery and the occasional camel. He described these aforementioned slides as...

11.11.11

You should have acted They’re already here   The Elder Scrolls told of their return Their defeat was merely a delay From the time after Oblivion opened When the sons of Skyrim would spill their own blood But no one wanted to believe Believe they even...

We are the Champions

Never thought I’d make a blog entry about cricket. But I guess you can’t change what’s in your blood, right? Cricket is India’s national religion Don’t get me wrong, I used to love the sport as a kid. Gully cricket,chhat cricket, parking...

Please Help Donate for Japan

Ever since the earthquake and tsunami and Japan, I’ve been keeping in touch with my friend, Kyoko san in Japan via email. I just wanted to post an excerpt of one of her emails here… …well as the time passes, we see more worrying facts, appalling...