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
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. We've seen a lot of these movies, series, books, etc of late that seem to look at the underlying causes of terrorism and what makes someone villainous. These … Continue reading Terror In Resonance Series Review
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I will get back to my ongoing reviews of the original Sailor Moon seasons in the near future but I decided I needed a short break from blonde pig-tailed heroines who fight for justice. And so I found myself eyeing off this title in my review list. Review: I should probably admit I watched the … Continue reading Children of the Whales Series Review: Youthful Cast, Pastel Colours, and Genocide
Overview: With the introduction of the Sibyl System Japan finds itself at peace as those who would put the system at risk or might be a danger to others are identified by examining their mental state and passing judgement. Akane has newly been appointed as an inspector and now has the job of supervising enforcers … Continue reading Psycho Pass Series Review: No System Is Perfect But This Anime Is Pretty Fantastic