Overview: A guy who is apparently a genius programmer (the synopsis told me so) is killed but then is reborn in a fantasy world where he can use his somehow remembered understanding of programming to use magic and build robots. Now he wants to build his dream robot. Review - Some spoilers: I was watching … Continue reading Knight’s & Magic Series Review: It Is Going To Take More Than Duct Tape To Fix This Mess
Review: Well, this ended pretty much the way everyone predicted and managed to be pretty pointless right to the end. Ernesti fights the drake and shows off a few new tricks (though I'm not certain splattering it with oil and setting it on fire counts as a new trick). We then get the engineer from … Continue reading Knight’s & Magic Episode 13: Some People Are Just Sore Losers
Review: I had a lot of time for thinking while watching this episode, mostly because other than super dramatic music and various bits of magic zipping across the screen not a lot was going on in the first half. The fights may look visually impressive for the first two or so passes, but as Ernesti … Continue reading Knight’s & Magic Episode 12: Are We Sure Ernesti Isn’t a Villain?
Review: This show was definitely written by a bunch of people sitting around saying "You know what would be cool..." "Yeah, giant robots that fight with magic." "Totally." "Wait, what if they had like four magic wands?" "Too cool!" "And then what if some of them looked like horses?" "That's fantastic!" "And we'll paint some … Continue reading Knight’s & Magic Episode 11: It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, No… It’s a Giant Mechanical Dragon?
Review: After nine episodes this show has finally decided to bring a villain into the mix, but I have to wonder how we're supposed to care about the sudden political situation of neighbouring kingdoms when previously we only saw the one small group who stole Ernesti's prototype and then vanished without further thought or discussion. … Continue reading Knight’s & Magic Episode 9: Oh Look, We Finally Found a Villain
Review Episode 6: Is it wrong that I got just a little bit of satisfaction from watching one of Ernesti's experimental machines self-destruct? Though the reaction of the others was a little over the top. Ernesti is pushing technology in the world further than it has gone before and he's doing it very quickly. Of … Continue reading Knight’s & Magic Episode 6: Can’t Make an Omelette Without Breaking an Egg
Review Episode 4: Apparently overwhelming enthusiasm and passion are all you need to get through life. Forget protocol or any political maneuvering. Just earnestly stare at people with glowing bug eyes while gushing over your dreams and everything works out. That isn't to say that this is necessarily a problem for the show given its … Continue reading Knight’s & Magic Episodes 4 + 5: Just Follow Your Passion