Bungo Stray Dogs Series Review: Guys With Super Powers, What More Do You Need?

This is part of a series of re-posts of older reviews on 100 Word Anime. The original review came out in July 2016 and can be found here. Now this post originally had those random circular images in it that just look kind of hideous and didn't really have much in the way of flow. So … Continue reading Bungo Stray Dogs Series Review: Guys With Super Powers, What More Do You Need?


Bungo Stray Dogs Season 2 Series Review

Overview: Season 1 ended with the Guild attacking the Agency and essentially declaring war. Season 2 continues following Atsushi (mostly) as he works with the Agency to protect the city. I reviewed this episode to episode if you want to check out my thoughts (which progressively got more negative as the series continued). Review (full … Continue reading Bungo Stray Dogs Season 2 Series Review

Bungo Stray Dogs Episode 22

Review: The first half of this episode of Bungo was great fun. Rampo was doing his thing and coming to the realisation he doesn't have a gift and really not wanting to admit that. Okay, I just like Rampo so the diversion from the Agency/Guild/Mafia war to have a confrontation between two 'detectives' through the … Continue reading Bungo Stray Dogs Episode 22

Bungo Stray Dogs Episode 21

Review: Things picked up again this week (no whale and no Atsushi really helped) and we saw an attempt at making an alliance with the Port Mafia by the Agency. What I like about this is that both sides know they are going to cooperate because they are kind of just used to one another … Continue reading Bungo Stray Dogs Episode 21

Bungo Stray Dogs Episode 20

Review: Bungo Stray Dog does a lot of things well, but it also has a lot of problems in terms of writing a cohesive narrative. We just seem to keep piling on more characters, abilities and craziness for the sake of novelty and for every explanation we get there's a whole bunch more questions (and … Continue reading Bungo Stray Dogs Episode 20

Bungo Stray Dogs Episode 18

Review: Bungo Stray Dogs is going to get the award for most inconsistent not just in tone but in airing time the way this season is going. I could probably search and find out why the release date of the episodes has been all over the place but I'm really disinclined to bother. It just … Continue reading Bungo Stray Dogs Episode 18

Bungo Stray Dogs Series Review

I watched this series week to week and if you want to see my thoughts on individual episodes, click here. Overview: Down on his luck orphan, Atsushi, rescues a man attempting suicide in a river and then finds himself working for the Armed Detective Agency, an agency comprised of unusual individuals with powers (and the … Continue reading Bungo Stray Dogs Series Review

Joker Game Series Review

I've reviewed this anime week to week and if you are after my initial impressions on the episodes, click here. Review: When the first two episodes of Joker Game aired, I was instantly hooked by this series. It was different from so many of the other anime around and that I had watched. No teenagers … Continue reading Joker Game Series Review

Bungo Stray Dogs Episode 12

Review: While offering no resolution to the overall plot (such as it is) this episode was quite satisfying. Events moved briskly as the Guild (who names these groups) attacked the Agency and the Mafia were mixed up in the story in a fairly satisfying way for once. The American Guild certainly didn't waste any time … Continue reading Bungo Stray Dogs Episode 12

Bungo Stray Dogs Episode 11

I'm cheating with my word count so first some thoughts on the series: I'd say it was an interesting choice to all but ignore Dazai after last week, but no, not interesting. And it is far too late in the series to try to humanize or make us sympathise for anyone in the Port Mafia. … Continue reading Bungo Stray Dogs Episode 11