There's some real progress this week as we move beyond the first major crisis their 'civilisation' has faced. Dr Stone gives us a Taiju reminder of the reason for the title and then gets down to business introducing another new character and opening up multiple possibilities for the future.
For someone supposedly so smart I can't help but think Senku's actions and plan here was pretty stupid. And that was enough to make this episode of Dr Stone a somewhat less than thrilling experience this week as I thought of all the ways the plan could have, and should have, gone wrong. Fortunately there is some light at the end of the tunnel: Yuzuriha finally did more than be the damsel in distress.
I really wish I liked this anime more. It is very pretty and nicely made and yet... Okay, there's definitely moments in this anime that I'm enjoying and it isn't as though I'm going to drop it, however four episodes in and I'm still feeling like we're at the very early stages of this story.
And Then There Were Four Dr Stone Episode 3 Well, only four humans in the whole world (that we know of) awake and we already have a brewing romance and a brewing war. Dr Stone has clearly separated Senku and Tsukasa’s stance on how they should proceed forward. What about the other two members of … Continue reading Dr Stone Review Episode 3
Stand Back: He's Going To Try Science Dr Stone Episode 2 They have an opportunity to rebuild the world but do they want to rebuild the world they had? It is an interesting question that comes up at the end of this second episode and one that certainly builds a lot of tension going forward … Continue reading Dr Stone Review Episode 2
The Counter Effectiveness of Promotional Videos Dr Stone Episode 1 Here we have our overly hyped show of the season as Dr Stone promotional videos and discussion has been appearing for weeks prior to the anime beginning. I really do try and ignore it when an anime is getting that much exposure for the simple … Continue reading Dr Stone Review Episode 1