Ani-TAY Podcast Open Topic : Great First Few Episodes

This may be an unreasonable statement, but recently I feel like the ghost of Christmas Past when it comes to my presences here on TAY. Every now and then I appear only to remind you of the past. In this case, animes that had amazing first few episodes that clicked for you. The moment you watched those episode you knew… » 7/28/14 5:32pm Monday 5:32pm

Tay Explores Archetypes: The Badass

Hello everyone, it was a very busy week for me this week and so I won't be reviewing a comic this time. Instead, I'm going to talk about a character archetype I've been seeing quite a bit recently, the badass character. Specifically, it seems like the many popular series right now have a badass main character and I've… » 7/27/14 2:24pm Sunday 2:24pm

Musings From Log Horizon

I thought it would be fun to try a guided discussion article, and why not use a show often compared to Sword Art Online (which I recently talked about), Log Horizon? I'll discuss my views on Log Horizon, and while I'm at it, pose a few questions to the readers. (For the official Ani-TAY review, see Dex's article)… » 7/25/14 7:43pm Friday 7:43pm

In Defense of Sword Art Online

Many anime enthusiasts, when asked about Sword Art Online, tend to say something along these lines: "The first arc was pretty good, but I can't stand the second half." Despite its many flaws, I found myself entranced by the show from beginning to the end. When thinking about the many flaws during the second half, I… » 7/22/14 1:04am 7/22/14 1:04am

TAY Explores Comics: Trinity Seven

I don't generally watch anime, but I do check the anime subreddit quite often to give me a good idea of what's airing each anime season. Mostly it's to see if a particular anime in the current season is worth watching or if I should just keep reading the spoilers posted in the subreddit because I don't have a ton of… » 7/18/14 10:01pm 7/18/14 10:01pm