Category: Narrative Amendment

Narrative Amendment – Kingdom Hearts: 358/2 Days

Last Time On – Kingdom Hearts We’re opening the door to darkness again for another installment of this franchise. Last time we talked about Kingdom Hearts: Chain of Memories and, for those who haven’t read that post, it was a narrative tragedy. A classic Kingdom Hearts incomprehensible mess at best...

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Narrative Amendment – Bleach (Arrancar Arc)

Last Time On – Bleach We’re back with another arc of wacky neighborhood kids solving monster mysteries! Or, at least that’s what you might be wishing for. Last time we covered Bleach’s soul society arc, touted by the fanbase at large as being the high point in the series. While...

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Narrative Amendment – Bleach (Soul Society Sneak Entry Arc)

Overview and Consensus Last time! On! Bleach narrative amendment! We discussed the opening arc to Bleach, in which nasty-faced protagonist Ichigo Kurosaki obtained the power to become a sword-ghost. The subsequent character development he got, along with the development of various friend characters, provided the beginnings of a finding-your-place-in-the-world story....

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Narrative Amendment – Kingdom Hearts 1

Overview and Consensus Kingdom Hearts is a series of mainly action RPGs that has managed to gain a significant following through its enjoyable gameplay and, more importantly, its nature as a crossover game. Extremely literally, it’s Final Fantasy meets Disney. Though, ‘meet’ isn’t really the right word, it would be...

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Narrative Amendment Introduction

The narrative amendment series is going to be centered around rewriting arcs of anime and manga to make them just a bit better. Cutting the fat, correcting pacing, fleshing out underused characters; all that good stuff. Of course, these aren’t going to actually be full rewrites because I have my...