200 Word Anime: Black Clover Episode 5

Weekend Otaku and I continue our thoughts on Black Clover. This week the exam is over and we find out if they made it into the Magic Knights or not, though there wasn't all that much doubt about how this was going to end. If you missed them, please check out our previous posts. Karandi's … Continue reading 200 Word Anime: Black Clover Episode 5

200 Word Anime: Black Clover Episode 4

Weekend Otaku and I continue our thoughts on Black Clover as Yuno and Asta take the exam to become magic knights. If you missed them, please check out our previous posts. Karandi's Review: Asta's presence was somewhat diluted this week through the addition of other candidates for the magic knights and the captains. That, and … Continue reading 200 Word Anime: Black Clover Episode 4

My Hero Academia Episode 37: Those Two Have Got To Work On Their Issues

Review: I know they put Midoriya and Bakugo together because their communication was dreadful, but that just seemed needlessly unfair. Midoriya was trying, kind of, to work with Bakugo and he is an absolute jerk. I still can't believe we're actually supposed to see him as a future hero and not a villain. Though in … Continue reading My Hero Academia Episode 37: Those Two Have Got To Work On Their Issues

My Hero Academia Episode 36: And So They Fought

Review: If this wasn't the second last episode of the season, you would swear it was a filler episode. We get the match ups of most of the characters we don't really care about (Uraraka is the exception here but her match is over and done in almost an instant). While there's certainly merit to … Continue reading My Hero Academia Episode 36: And So They Fought

My Hero Academia Episode 35: Aizawa’s Always A Teacher

Review: There's a lot of terrible teachers out in the anime universe, fortunately for Todoroki and Yaoyorozu, Aizawa isn't one of them. Even when he's hunting them down, he still takes the time to reflect on their progress as students and to give them the push they need to overcome their own difficulties. As much … Continue reading My Hero Academia Episode 35: Aizawa’s Always A Teacher

Hunter X Hunter Episodes 20 + 21

Review Episode 20: Okay, when they set up these matches I was not expecting Killua to be the one who lost. Nor was I expecting a "I'm your brother" reveal so there we go. Two surprises in one episode. Still, the moment below broke my heart just a little bit. He's so cute. You know, … Continue reading Hunter X Hunter Episodes 20 + 21

Hunter X Hunter Episodes 18 + 19

Review Episode 18: The fourth phase is finally ends though the snakes give them a little bit of trouble. Not as much as they should because apparently Gon is super-human. Evidenced by being able to hold his breath an impossibly long time and carrying three people simultaneously. I do get that this is an anime … Continue reading Hunter X Hunter Episodes 18 + 19

Hunter x Hunter Episodes 14 + 15

Review Episode 14: Part of me is a little concerned about how little regard some of these characters have had for their surroundings. Small details like the last 24 numbers and who owns each one seem to have passed a few of our characters by. Given some of their feats of concentration and observation that … Continue reading Hunter x Hunter Episodes 14 + 15

Hunter X Hunter EPisodes 10 + 11

Review Episode 10: The main group are having a bit of a disagreement with Kurapika refusing to finish off his opponent but rather than watching them wallow we get to cut over to Hisoka finishing off his route through the tower. I liked that just when it looked like things were shaping up for a … Continue reading Hunter X Hunter EPisodes 10 + 11

Hunter X Hunter Episodes 8 + 9

Review Episode 8: Just what we needed, a trip through a tower full of traps with Tonpa. Try saying that quickly. Anyway, once again we get to see the characters all be fairly callous after one of the applicants is eaten while attempting to scale down the outside of the tower. While I'm not expecting … Continue reading Hunter X Hunter Episodes 8 + 9