There are many who believe that the myths and legends created by ancient civilizations were more than just stories. That these legends were recording or warning of what the Gods were known for. Loki is a God that is well-known in myths being reintroduced to the media in the most recent films for Marvel.
There are many tales and myths surrounding human like beings with wings known as the fey. My first introduction to the faery court was while reading the play A Midsummer’s Night Dream by William Shakespeare. The play reveals how the fey interact with humans on the night of the Summer Solstice.
I have always been a fan of The Legend of Zelda Franchise, enjoying the idea of playing the young hero adventuring the kingdom of Hyrule to rescue Princess Zelda from Gaon. The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past, was the first installment in the franchise I was introduced to and played all the way through on the Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES). Over the years my vision has gotten worse, thus making the games harder to see.
It comes as no surprise that a video game base on Disney with a mix of Final Fantasy characters would have a large following. At the last E3 convention the last game in the series Kingdom Hearts III was showcased to the public. The game would marks the conclusion of Sora and his adventures. There are many who attend conventions dressed as different key blade wielder and others dressed as members of Organization XIII.
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There are those who wonder if casting magic is an act of abnormality or an act against God? There are some amines that play out this concept showing mages as the villain or those creating murder and chaos with their magic. Some animes go as far as showing mages as anti-heroes using magic to save those that were once against them. In The Seven Deadly Sins the characters hold a bounty on their heads end up being the ones saving the world from destruction.
The exposure of super heroes continues through animation and Disney studios. After the success of The Incredibles, Disney decided to continue the theme with Big Hero 6. Inspiration for the film, came from the Marvel Comic, Big Hero 6 created by Man of Action. After the film’s commercial success, the film became adapted to an animated series with the same name through The Disney Channel in 2014.
Aria Ligi is an independent scholar who has been writing for over forty years. She has a great love of history, and, the English Romantics. She has a Bachler’s Degree in Writing from San Francisco State University and graduated top of her class. Temple of Love and Blood, Bone and Stone are two of her earlier works.
Many people were introduced to three of the Norse Gods. Thor, Odin, and Loki through the adaption of Marvel’s comic, Thor in 2013. The film lightly touches on the Gods but fails to go into detail of the mythology behind the characters. It is a good way to introduce those unfamiliar with Norse mythology to the characters, but additional research required to fully appreciate their roles in history.