There was definitely a lot of potential in this anime and even until the last couple of episodes it could have potentially been very good. However their lack of ability early on to make me care about the characters has been a persistent problem and with a plot lacking substantial explanations that might hold it … Continue reading Kokkoku Episode 11: The Brain, The Spider Web and The Clean-up
You Keika is a pretty frivolous character most of the time, however in this second season of Spiritpact he seems to finally realise that he actually has a purpose and someone to protect, even if he's sometimes very frustrated with that person. The anime, to its credit, is playing this struggle out very well making … Continue reading Spiritpact – Bond of the Underworld Episode 4: What Does It Mean To Protect?
The only actual babysitter (though he spends more time sleeping) employed in this anime is sick leaving Ryuuichi with a sudden moment of panic before the butler guy steps in to look after the kids. What I want to know is what normally happens given there is no way I'm believing that Usaida has never … Continue reading School Babysitters Episode 11: Why Don’t They Have Relief Staff?
Overview: I've previously reviewed the anime adaptation of this but I wasn't overly impressed with certain aspects of the story (wasn't bad but also wasn't anything overly amazing, but the fight sequences do make it worthwhile) and so I picked up the first volume of this hoping it would tell the same story but better. … Continue reading Rokka: Braves of the Six Flowers Vol 1 Light Novel Review: Hazardous
As the boys rehearse in earnest and Kouta pushes himself to collapse, the play looms ever closer and yet this happy group of friends is facing a fracture that not even Sanrio merchandise may be able to smooth over. Of course I'm kidding. Sanrio merchandise will fix everything and that is why the end of … Continue reading Sanrio Boys Episode 11: Kouta Vs His Own Feelings of Inadequacy
Overview: Togame is a self-proclaimed strategist and in order to gain favour with the shogunate, she seeks out the aid of an exiled warrior to help her collect 12 legendary swords. The warrior is long since dead but she does meet his children and recruits Yasuri Shichika, a swordsman without a sword, to help her … Continue reading Katanagatari Series Review: A Story of a Strategist and Her Sword on the Fetch Quest of a Life-time.
It is the second last episode and so the second last in this series of posts from myself and Weekend Otaku. Catch our thoughts on the Ancient Magus’ Bride episode 23 and leave us a comment sharing your view on the anime.
There's certainly something to be said for sticking with the tried and true but Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card is an anime that is starting to really demonstrate that it isn't really game to stick out its own neck. That isn't to say the anime is bad by any means as it is perfectly watchable and … Continue reading Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card Episode 11: And The Penguin Is Upside Down, Again
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There's no doubt that Madhouse is a bit of a powerhouse when it comes to producing anime. They've got a large number of fairly big titles under their belt and the quality of so many of their productions is undeniable. That isn't to say they don't have any misses and those will need to be … Continue reading Tuesday’s Top 5: Anime Produced By Madhouse