In so many more levels than you’re imaging. Two more entries and it’s over. R07 the ever notorious writer behind the Naku Koro Ni series is one of the few writers who calls me names, trolls me, kicks me in the balls and still manages to have my respect. But there’s a good reason for that – he can write. Continue reading
A full game of chess explained. A full mystery narrated and solved.
I remembered the good times, I remembered the mystery, I remember locked rooms, I remember duct tapes. I remember glorious EP5 and its mystery-centric doses. Whatever happened to that? Right after EP5 I’ve been thinking how much I wanted the guy to write a straight-up mystery for his next work. It’s not everyday that an author provides an actual mystery in order for the readers to crack in order to move forward. There is something truly lost in the process of the art of theorizing in these mysteries when most of the time one only gives a shorter version of the reasoning done. Explaining your whole train of thought in the most detailed manner possible is a challenge. Why did that person say that? What are his reasoning? Umineko Twilight has no questions and has no mystery solving scenarios like the question arcs do but all the same provide one final solvable for the readers to solve. Step by step guide to what goes on. Continue reading
Higanbana had a terrible start with a forgettable manga that I proceeded to drop faster than a gold ingot from a cliff. It became easy to realize so much of the story was being left out. I thought to myself, this is not the Higanbana I want to read. This is not the Higanbana I’m meant to read. Continue reading
Read about Ryukishi07 and his final script? It’s a prominent brilliant mind weaving mysteries filled with fantasy and impossibilities focusing on making readers think instead of driving them into full auto-mode. He writes story about countless universes existing in a few days with knack for time-loops where nothing is what it seems and truth is stranger than fiction. If this seems right then I got a message for you. You’re in the right place. Continue reading