Posts on Dream Eater Merry

Navigating the Hope/Despair axis and working for a happy ending

No, this is not a post about illicit massage parlors. But it does talk about endings, so if you haven’t seen Madoka Magica, Yumekui Merry, or uh.. Evangelion, proceed with caution.

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A little late: Spring in one sentence

Before I block all memories of it in order to save my mind: Fractale: potentially subversive critique of the otaku lifestyle was ambitious in superficial ways but ultimately joyless and, at times, just dumb. Kore Wa Zombie Desu Ka?: Everything wrong with modern anime can be fun as long as it includes a few things […]

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Things I Yelled At the Screen While Watching Yumekui Merry 8

Wait, you sprained your ankle jumping off the dock? The six foot dock? God, you are a massive pussy.

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Yumekui Merry 7 – Please Fucking Kill This Self-Important Douchebag (And: Creator Motivations)

Yumeji sucks.

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Yumekui Merry 5 – Touhouism

How Merry’s ten years of tenaciously pursuing a way home remind me of Touhou.

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God Damn You Tou-chan-Yumekui Merry 4

You just had to go comparing Yumekui Merry to Shakugan no Shana. I hadn’t seen it at all back then, but apparently you’re a prophet.

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