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Archita Mittra

https://architamittra.wordpress.com/

Archita Mittra is a writer and artist, with a fondness for dark and fantastical things She completed her B.A (2018) and M.A (2020) in English Literature from Jadavpur University and a Diploma in Multimedia and Animation from St. Xavier’s College. When she isn’t writing speculative fiction or drawing fanart, she can be found playing indie games, making jewelry out of recycled material, reading a dark fantasy novel, baking cakes, or deciding which new Tarot deck to buy. She lives in Kolkata (India) with her family and rabbits but may be found online on Twitter (@architamittra) and Instagram (@architamittra).

ENTERTAINMENT

5 Goth Anime to Check Out

With thousands of anime series widely available and hundreds of new shows releasing each year, there’s an anime for everyone. So whether you like something slice-of-life and wholesome, or an epic high fantasy saga spanning over three hundred episodes, there are plenty of options to cater to your viewing tastes and favorite genres. For those […]Read More

GAMING

5 Soon-To-Be-Released Indie Games We’re Hyped About

Diving into niche indie games opens up a goldmine of innovative and experimental storytelling. These projects take creative risks that mainstream AAA titles often avoid. They can be silly, surreal, and sometimes even life-altering. While certain titles get a lot of mainstream attention, other projects often fall off the radar.  Here are a few soon-to-be-released […]Read More

ENTERTAINMENT

Violet Evergarden is a Love Letter to the Lost Art

In an age of emails, texting apps, and video calls, writing letters that take days or weeks to reach the recipient may seem a strange and old-fashioned practice. After all, why write down your thoughts on a piece of paper when you can call up your partner right away? But letter writing is more than […]Read More

ENTERTAINMENT

In Defense of Anthony Mackie: Ship Wars and Queer Baiting

Marvel’s The Falcon and the Winter Soldier (now streaming on Disney+) portrayed a wholesome friendship between the show’s titular characters. In addition to fighting side by side, we also got to see Sam and Bucky rolling in a field, brush their knees during therapy, fix a boat together and enjoy a family cookout. Naturally, fans shipped them […]Read More

ENTERTAINMENT

4 Reasons Why You Need to Watch Demon Slayer: Kimestu

The 26-episode anime adaptation of Demon Slayer: Kimestu No Yaiba released in 2019 to rave reviews, with some regarding it as one of the best shows of the decade. It follows the story of Tanjiro, whose family is slaughtered, and his sister Nezuko is turned into a demon. Soon, he becomes embroiled in the workings […]Read More

ENTERTAINMENT

4 Wholesome Anime That You Can Binge-watch

Sometimes, we need a break from all the gore and fast-paced action to watch something comforting and wholesome, with the promise of a happy ending. If you’re looking for something cute, with a slice-of-life feel, then these short anime shows will definitely make you smile. 1. The Ancient Magus’ Bride Image via FUNimation/Crunchyroll The Ancient […]Read More

ENTERTAINMENT

Lucifer Season 5, Part Two: A Review

Last year in the middle of the pandemic, when the first half of Lucifer’s fifth season dropped on Netflix, it was a breath of fresh air. It introduced Tom Ellis in a double role: in addition to playing the Devil, he also portrayed his evil twin (the archangel Michael) impersonating Lucifer, and pulled it off […]Read More

ENTERTAINMENT

Rewriting Character Arcs: Why We Need the Loki Series

Superhero movies often have very clear-cut distinctions between good and evil, and who the protagonist and the antagonist are. After all, it is quite clear that Batman is on our side and the Joker isn’t. The Avengers, despite their internal fissures, are right when they band together to defeat Thanos. Heroes can mess up and […]Read More

ENTERTAINMENT

Our Favorite Characters from Shadow and Bone, Ranked

The Netflix series Shadow and Bone introduced the viewers to a wonderful cast of interesting and loveable characters, each with a convincing back-story, believable motivations, and well-written development arcs. From Alina’s naïve origins to her awakening as the Sun Summoner, Inej trying to escape her past life by going on a heist mission with the […]Read More

GAMING

5 Enthralling Visual Novels Set in An Alternate World

Visual novels may have originated in Japan, but their popularity has spread worldwide. Most of them offer little interactivity in terms of gameplay, although some, like dating sims, might ask you to make strategic choices from time to time. Instead, they focus more on telling an engaging story, with a mix of text and graphics. […]Read More