ReAnime.net is… well, let’s say that for now it’s in flux.
So it’s hard to say what it’s actually good for. But I can tell you what it is and a little bit about who I am.
Originally, this was just going to be the home for story, Mortimer Nox Hart, and that would be that. Why? Because Nox Hard it my version of Inuyasha fan fiction – which is to say, it is my way of re-imagining the story of Inuyasha as a story set in the Old West… Okay, set in the Weird West.
The goal will be to release one chapter a week. You’ll also hopefully notice that parts A and B of each chapter are not open to comments. There’s a method to this madness. More or less.
See, I’m not terribly interested in comments along the lines of “This blog is nice.” or even “This blog is cool.” Instead, I’m looking for real feedback and insight. I want to take this story and make it better. So I’ve purposefully added one extra step to the process of commenting. I would love to hear anything you have to say, I’m just hoping that the extra effort to make the comment will weed out some of the useless ones along the way.
But then somewhere along the way, I realized I was interested in more than just anime fan fiction. I thought this could be a lot more and I could really start to indulge more in industry. So now, ReAnime.net is: Anime Re-Imagined, ReViewed, ReWatched, and ReLated.
The first in this series is a re-imagining of Inuyasha, kinda like how The Magnificent Seven was a re-imagining of The Seven Samurai. (At least, it was that notion that inspired this experiment in the first place.)
Eventually, there may be several series going on at the same time. Perhaps Death Note re-imagined as Steampunk Adventure. Perhaps Attack on Titan as a Hard SciFi Space Opera.
At first I was going to avoid doing reviews, because I believe deep down that reviewing media is an actual skill. It’s one of those things that people look at and say: “How hard could that be, really? I have lots of opinions about movies.” But the simple fact is that really being able to deconstruct, analyze, and coherently discuss a work of art takes more than an opinion along the lines of “That sucked!” or “That sucked so bad it made my eyes bleed.”
Then I decided: “Whelp… why not?”
So I’m gonna give it a try.
It’s a good excuse to really delve into all those shows I’ve been meaning to watch for a long time.
And then there’s all those classics that I haven’t seen in a long time.
There’s nothing funner than watching them all over again, from episode one to the very end.
And that’s what I’m gonna do, and you’re going to get to hear all about it.
As soon as I decided I was going to include reviews, I thought there was so much more anime related stuff that deserved some attention. So this is the catchall section.
Games with an anime theme (tabletop or video), movies based on anime, light novels on which anime are based, and anything else that can legitimately (or semi legitimately) connect to the wonderful world of Japanese animation.