Steven Mepham: Author, Reader, gamer and Anime Enthusiast

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A deep dive into the ever engaging world of Castle Swimmer!

Part One: Siren’s People , the curse and The Beacon’s Prophecies

Since my discovery of Castle Swimmer, I have become somewhat of a stalwart fan of Wendy Lian Martin’s creation. Castle Swimmer is an endearing tale of overcoming adversity accepting one’s place and fighting for what you believe in.

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Part Two: Prince Siren

Prince Siren is a character whose phenomenal growth in season one is truly a beautiful sight to behold. He is the scarless Prince of the Sharks. A messiah upon whose shoulders the hope and salvation of his people rests.

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Part Three: Coming soon!

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Cape of Spirits Reaction

Episode 36

Episode 36 is a somewhat mellow affair. A breath of fresh air, delivering a bit of respite from the fast-paced action of its predecessors. Even so, it is packed to the brim with interesting details that make me ponder where exactly this is all heading…

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Cape of Spirits: Season 2 Premiere Episode 31 reaction (Contains Spoilers)

Cape of spirits has very quickly become one of my favorite webtoons. When we last left Jinsei, Flayvus, and Kanae they were captured and interred in an empire dungeon. Season 2 picks right up where season 1 ended. As with the finale, it is accompanied by a piano theme written by Sophism. It is an impactful touch that perfectly evokes the overarching atmosphere. We are shown Jinsei, alone in his cell seeming to be at peace on the surface. There is something majestic about the dark tones, the detailed wall and the reserved way that Jinsei sits. It evokes…..

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