I said at the time that Midnight Occult Civil Servants was on that despite not being a particularly spectacular watch it was an anime I wouldn't mind more of. Well, episodes 14 and 15 are now available on Crunchyroll and so we're back to supernatural investigations in this story about a vampire hunt. It's more of the same and I have no problem with that.
Let's Talk It Out Mayonaka no Occult Koumuin only has a score of 6.82 on MAL and that’s no real surprise. A visually dull anime with a slow story about a character who can talk to supernatural creatures isn’t exactly ticking everyone’s box of a must watch. Arata has no other power. No magic banishing … Continue reading Midnight Occult Civil Servants Anime Review
A Sleepy But Satisfying Conclusion Mayonaka no Occult Koumuin Episode 12 This one ended as it began with Midnight Occult Civil Servants slipping away without fanfare or anything overly noteworthy; just a sense of a story going quietly about its business without putting on airs or drawing attention to itself. Whether or not you like … Continue reading Midnight Occult Civil Servants Review Episode 12
A Supernatural Stroll Through Tokyo Episode 8 There was something pleasantly subdued about the episode this week. After the attempted rising tension last week that kind of fizzled, Midnight Occult Civil Servants could have pushed for an escalation but instead decided to focus on kind of what the title of the anime implies: the day … Continue reading Midnight Occult Civil Servants Review Episode 8
The supernatural mystery grows. I have to give Arata credit here for a very appropriate reaction. Episode 5 Not sure how I feel about the Another of the week being Pandora. Not to mention, it was pretty obvious from her first appearance where they were going with it so the reveal of her name toward … Continue reading Midnight Occult Civil Servants Review Episodes 5 + 6
Ugly visuals but interesting premise. This is a very trustworthy face. Episode 3 Just going to point out that Midnight Occult Civil Servants is making a good run for ugliest visuals of the season. While I get night scenes need to be dark, the lack of contrast or distinction in the visuals makes this a … Continue reading Midnight Occult Civil Servants Review Episodes 3 + 4
Starting a new job always comes with problems - usually not supernatural ones. Episode 1 Right, this one is appealing directly to my love of supernatural/paranormal stories and it has just enough real tension as well as its cheesy moments in this first episode to just nail exactly what I like from this kind of … Continue reading Mayonaka no Occult Koumuin Review Episodes 1 + 2
Overview: Arata Kaizaki's life has kind of hit a stand still. After quitting his first job three months in he is finding it pretty hard to find employment, or even really face the world and is becoming increasingly isolated. Enter a pill and a contract to go back to being 17 years old for a … Continue reading ReLIFE Series Review