Author: Jed Relativo

The samurai was often linked to his sword. But like many warrior classes in his period, a samurai is a practical soldier on the battlefield. Meaning, he will resort to... Read More

There are many historical places south of Manila, and one of them is Paranaque. And somewhere in Paranaque is the barangay known as Don Galo. You can find the said... Read More

When the original Gundam series started, the lead pilot was meant to be more human. The makers wanted realism; hence the characters should be down to earth. But they became... Read More

Russia’s War in Ukraine changed the world, but in the way on how we see Russia. Before the war broke, it was a symbol of power, with its president Putin... Read More

Video game graphics are good indicators that technology is evolving at a rapid pace. Back in the 80s, early pixelated sprites were enough to entertain us, and we could agree... Read More

As the war in Ukraine raged, one thing became clear. The only thing Russia did best was to waste as much battle resources as possible. The world once watched in... Read More

I have a love/hate relationship with the Mobile Suit Gundam SEED characters, and I know a lot of fans feel the same way. To be fair, Gundam SEED’s take on... Read More

In the twisted universe of Neon Genesis Evangelion, its appeal was twofold: decorative symbolism and psychological despair. There's religious iconography throughout the Evangelion universe, but it might not mean what... Read More

In the spring of 2023, Russia began its feared offensive in Ukraine to take the war-torn Bakhmut. No one knows for sure what strategic value Bakhmut has that made the... Read More

When samurai warriors are mentioned, the sword is often the first thing that enters people’s minds. We could blame pop culture for giving us the image of an invincible sword-wielding... Read More