Optimism: Be a Light in the Darkness

Optimism: Be a Light in the Darkness

Optimism. Sounds like a dirty word. That bright-eyed, Kingdom Hearts nonsense doesn’t belong in the real world, right? Only a rose colored glasses-wearing fool would turn a blind eye to all of the problems and strife of the world. Pessimism is totally where it’s at. There are chemtrails, Illuminati, Donald Trump, Reptoids, an economy on the verge of collapse, and crappy localization of Nintendo 3DS RPGs to worry about! Surely, those glass-half-full people are just idiots with their heads in the sand. But what if they were onto something? Hell in…

All I Need to Know, I Learned from Gurren Lagann

All I Need to Know, I Learned from Gurren Lagann

It’s high time for post about the spectacularly exhilarating masterpiece of the mecha anime genre, Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann. If you haven’t noticed from past posts or the Facebook page, I’m a huge fan. The very name of this blog is a reference to the anime series that defined my life’s philosophy as an adult. I have a recreation of Kamina’s tattoos on my left arm, to always remind me of the lessons it taught me and the emotions it made me feel. If you haven’t watched the show, I implore…