Luna was the first to introduce me to the realm of Harry Potter. I was sold on the idea of possessing magic and even more excited of the existence of a school for wizards. During middle school I was beginning to lose my sight and had lost interest in reading, so having a book Luna and I enjoyed helped me find a new love for reading. Despite the series being set in a fantasy realm the scenery come from inspirations from London, England.
Every kid that grew up in the 1990s holds some nostalgia for the things they loved during that time. For me it was Saturday morning cartoons. I had just gotten into anime after watching sailor Moon and was intrigued by the idea behind Pokémon. Pokémon featured portal pocket monsters that a trainer could hunt and collect to battle against Pokémon. The series is still running strong with new characters, songs, and challenges for the characters to endure.
Disney has always used their films to teach valuable lessons to their audience. Offering lessons through their movies and television shows. Sofia the First premiered on Disney Junior running for four seasons. Starting in 2012. The series taught young children the characteristics of the Disney princesses and what it takes to become a hero.
Spider-Man is a huge iconic character within the Marvel Universe appearing in numerous Marvel comics and was added to the Marvel’s cinematic universe (MCU) by being introduced in Marvel’s Avengers: Civil War in 2016. Many Spider-Man fans have accepted the third attempt of bringing the character to the big screen after Sam Raimi and Marc Webb adaption of the character.
Many fables have found a home within the creative videos of Walt Disney. One that is known throughout generations is the tale of a wooden puppet becoming a real boy. The tale was created into an animated film by Disney but there has been other artistic creation of the tale. Besides being an animated feature, Pinocchio has been a live-action film, animated film, and adapted from novels.
There are various types of anime in ant genre making it easy to find one to suit any palate. Even with fantasy and paranormal all sub-genres are covered to suit any gender or age group. I was intrigued by the design of Goblin Slayer and decided to give it a try. Featured below are my thoughts after watching episode one of the series.
It can sometimes be difficult to find books that you are interested in without them being featured on a bestsellers list. One successful method, is by finding new novels and authors by word of mouth or through networking. I was fortunate enough to come across Miranda Turner's novel, Shadowing the Light and wanted others to give it a chance.
Many grew up hearing the tale of Hansel and Gretel and the candy cottage they discover in the woods. The story comes from Germany and was written down by the Brothers’ Grimm. The tale shows how resourceful children can be and what they will do to stay alive. The story also tells how the brothers see witches and stepmothers.
The Legend of Zelda published by Nintendo and created by Shigeru Miyamoto and Takashi Tezuka in 1986. The series follows the hero Link, and his quest to rescue Princess Zelda from Ganon or also known as Ganondorf. Link must travel through the kingdom of Hyrule to collect the pieces of the triforce to summon the wisdom, courage, and power to defeat Ganon. Below is my intimal reaction to seeing the 2016 E3 trailer of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wilds.
Amber Sewell is an upcoming author. Currently she has a story that is being written called Kiss of the Flame. This is a tale about a midwife who finds herself being accused of witchcraft, by the very people that she had for generations nursed back to health during times of grave illnesses, due to a series of events and betrayals. This tale will transport its readers back to a time when being different could invite the fury of one’s neighbors, and even cost you your very life.