It is probably telling that I didn't finish reviewing this anime episodically letting the last few episodes finish before many weeks later I finally watched them. Needless to say I didn't feel I'd missed out by leaving it so long and writing this review just highlights to me how much wasted potential there really was in Fairy Gone.
It's All About Marlya Fairy Gone Episode 10 The aftermath of the death of a collegue and Marlya decides to make it all about her and her being cursed. The problem Fairy Gone faces with this is that it really does make her look ridiculous when everyone else has known Ozz significantly longer and is … Continue reading Fairy Gone Review Episode 10
A Train Derailment To Set The Story Straight Fairy Gone Episode 9 After making an assassination attempt against the prime minister dull, I wasn’t expecting much from Fairy Gone despite a certain other blogger’s assurances that things were about to get somewhat more interesting. After 8 episodes of poor pacing, badly timed or irrelevant flash … Continue reading Fairy Gone Review Episode 9
Interest Falling... Falling... Gone Fairy Gone Episode 7 The boredom continues and this gets one more episode to actually do anything that gets my attention because to be honest Fairy Gone episode 7 near made me nod off to sleep. Characters talking a lot is fine. Plenty of anime I’ve thoroughly enjoyed have been talk … Continue reading Fairy Gone Review Episodes 7 + 8
Fewer Things Worse Than Being Dull I’m struggling thinking of things to say about this week’s episode of Fairy Gone. Where previous episodes have left me a little curious about the premise and a little disappointed in the execution, episode 6 managed to hit that really terrible point in watching where I had to honestly … Continue reading Fairy Gone Review Episode 6
What do these fairies even do? Episode 5 See, episode 5 made up for episode 4’s lack of flashback at the start by giving us a super-long flashback of Marlya and Ver’s part which told us absolutely nothing new about their childhood and mostly just made us aware that Veronica tried to kill some guy … Continue reading Fairy Gone Review Episode 5
Why have one coincidence when you can have 5? Episode 3 In episode 3, Fairy Gone seems to focus on the black fairy tome. After giving us a few scenes tying up loose ends from their last mission, Free and Marlya meet a Vice-Minister who explains what the fairy tomes are and why people are … Continue reading Fairy Gone Review Episodes 3 + 4
Messy beginning but potentially intriguing premise. Episode 1 Well, having read many first impressions and early episode reviews of Fairy Gone I’d definitely revised my expectations downwards and that kind of paid off. While I can see why the first episode at least hasn’t exactly wowed viewers, I actually found it worked well enough. Sure, … Continue reading Fairy Gone Review Episodes 1 + 2