Monthly Archive: November, 2014

Parasyte

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Parasyte is a manga that ran from 1990 to 1995. Before ever hearing about the anime, I’d read the manga and enjoyed it a good amount. I’m struck by the fact that Wikipedia… Continue reading

An Overview of Competitive Pokemon: Natures, EVs, IVs, and Items

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Disclaimer: This guide assumes that the reader has casually played through a Pokemon game and has a basic understanding of the series. Assumed knowledge includes type advantages, common Pokemon and physical and special… Continue reading

Ico, Art, and Gamergate

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There’s typically not a lot of artfulness that goes into the process of making a videogame, is there? Think about it: how often does the medium incite a feeling aside from enjoyment or… Continue reading

Kotonoha no Niwa (“Garden of Words”) Review

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A faint clap of thunder
Clouded skies, perhaps rain comes
Will you stay here with me?

Philosophical Themes in Uzumaki

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Disclaimer: As I am attempting to make some philosophical connections to Uzumaki, there will inevitably some spoilers with regards to the plot. This content is directed toward individuals who are familar with the… Continue reading

2 Broke Girls Recap

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In its 4th season, 2 Broke Girls has been a hit, and it’s only getting more edgy. With inappropriate comments being made left, right, and centre, this show is not for the light-hearted.… Continue reading

The Slice-of-Life Genre – Why is this a Thing?

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If you’ve watched anime for any significant period of time, you know that the term “slice-of-life” has a very distinct definition. After all, isn’t it odd that “slice-of-life” is a descriptor of anything… Continue reading

(M)ovember News

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We here at The Vault Publication have decided to take it upon ourselves to embrace the annual Movember tradition to raise awareness of men’s health issues, by featuring moustaches in our articles every and… Continue reading