Years ago, as a middle-schooler just getting into online fandom, I would occasionally think, “huh, that Fate/Stay Night thing sure is popular. Probably I should check it out.” I never did, but the release of a free mobile entry in the series, Fate/Grand Order, was tempting as a way to dip my toes in without having to put down a chunk of change — especially with an anime adaptation coming out. I decided to take a 24-hour trial run: mobile games don’t really end, after all, so it felt less important to see All The Content than to learn whether the general experience would be worth checking in every day for.
[Since FanByte has been effectively gutted as an editorial site, I’m making sure that my articles there are preserved here on the main site. This piece was originally published 2/27/19] Gacha games are out to take our money. Everyone who plays them knows this, and hopefully has a […]
It is a truth frequently acknowledged that anime that isn’t the latest Shonen Jump hit, packed to the gills with jiggle physics, or part of a long-running beloved franchise tends to get shafted when it comes to production resources—especially if it’s something marketed to women or focused on […]
It’d be a crime if we didn’t talk about one of the pillars of 90s queer cinema.
The gayest classic Hollywood film? Possibly.
Look, even if you (like me) have read a lot of outsider shock novels from the 90s, it’s still a lot to read a dude’s graphic murder fantasies for 130 pages. Special thanks to Anile for commissioning this episode! You can find out more about commissions on our […]
I’ve been a fan of Good Omens since high school, so there was exactly zero chance I was gonna miss out on writing about its very, very long-awaited adaptation.
This series is made possible by a commission from Frank Hecker. You can find out more about commissions here. Intro / Previous It has been a hot minute—DOUBLE DECKER has come, gone, and been soul-crushingly disappointing, and there’s still neither hide nor hair of the supposed second season we were […]
If you’re wondering where this week’s blog updates are, the answer is, “my six year old laptop is in the middle of a catastrophic meltdown, and therefore so am I.” I’ll keep you folks up to date—for now the hope is to get something new this weekend because […]
Prepared to be terrified, and not by the ostensible horror movie.