I asked and you voted - it is time to reveal the reader's choice for 2019's Anime of the Year. This one was definitely surprising.
Into 2013 we go and here we had a huge game changer make the scene. That said, there were plenty of quieter achievers worth remembering and so let's look at my favourite anime from each season. I'd love to know your favs for the year that was 2013.
Three seasons along and Attack on Titan finally shows many of the cards it has been holding. This information changes everything about how we've viewed the series (at least those of us watching blind without the benefit of reading the source). So how did season three part two of Attack on Titan manage to get me to fall back in love with this franchise?
Grim Reveals and Grimmer Futures Attack on Titan Season 3B Episode 9 With one episode left to go the one thing I am sure of is that it won’t be enough. For most of this season Attack on Titan has been hitting us hard with reveals and pushing the plot ever forwards and now it … Continue reading Attack on Titan Review Season Three Part Two Episode 9
A Personal Truth Attack on Titan Season 3 Episode 8 A horrible world needed an equally horrible history and Attack on Titan does do horrible so well. There’s a disturbing logic behind the events we see in Grisha’s memory and its made worse by the echoes of real acts of idiocy being perpetrated in our … Continue reading Attack on Titan Review Season Three Episode Eight
So What's In The Basement? Attack on Titan 3B Episode 7 After so many big moments in the last couple of episodes, Attack on Titan made some smart calls at the start of this episode. Seeing the relief tinged with guilt Eren felt as Armin woke and Eren hugged him was perfect. Seeing Levi, the … Continue reading Attack on Titan Review Season 3 Part B Episode 7
The Twisted Feelings Created By A Twisted Tale Episode 6 I know exactly what emotional impact Attack on Titan was going for this week and I know exactly why it missed the mark for me. While I can respect the effort and I think a lot of people will be happy with how it all … Continue reading Attack on Titan Review Season 3 Part 2 Episode 6
Welcome to part two of the collaboration between Scott and myself as we discuss Attack on Titan and its latest developments as well as ask those pressing questions that have been on our minds. I had a lot of fun with this particular collaboration and it was a long time coming because Scott and I … Continue reading Scott and Karandi Discuss Attack on Titan Part 2
Just wow. Episode 5 Wow! Ouch! Wow again. And let’s throw an ‘ooh’ in there for good measure. Yep, episode 5 of Attack on Titan Season 3 Part 2 has rendered me effectively speechless and trying to describe the emotional response to this episode results in onomatopoeia, word salad, and mostly inarticulate phrases. Shock, horror, … Continue reading Attack on Titan Review Season 3 Part 2 Episode 5
The Last Charge Episode 4 In my review of episode 2, I said there was a real pleasure in seeing the humans occasionally looking like they might come out on top. The key phrase being ‘looking like they might’. See, realistically what hooked me into Attack on Titan in season one was how utterly brutal … Continue reading Attack on Titan Review Season Three Part Two Episode Four