Review: When I reviewed the first book in this series I was pleasantly surprised by the writing even if the plot did seem padded and there were definitely moments in the story I could have done with out. As we plunge into the second book, I have to wonder why people think more is better? … Continue reading Death March to the Parallel World Rhapsody 2 Light Novel Review: The Harem Expands
Review: This story is determined to only make the yakuma actually bad because everytime we have one of these war lords looking all scary and intimidating (and actually being intimidating given our heroine has been kidnapped, locked in a shed, and - by our most recent contender - threatened with death if she tries to … Continue reading Sengoku Night Blood Episode 9: No Bad Guys Here
Review: Right, so we still don't actually know what Code Realize is, other than a plot to destroy the world for reasons unknown. And we still don't know what Idea is actually up to or what they think the 'correct' course is for humanity, other than they think killing Cardia is a step in the … Continue reading Code Realize ~Guardian of Rebirth~ Episode 9: Rallying the Troops
Review: So Yuzuki has now officially met all of the important characters as she's been taken for visits, been abducted, found, abducted again, abducted from the abductors, etc, etc, etc. I'm not sure that any of this makes for a plot that makes sense but at least someone finally put together the basic point that … Continue reading Sengoku Night Blood Episode 8: Pass the Parcel?
Review: For an episode that actually had a pretty dramatic ending (predictable but still dramatic) the rest of this episode just kind of felt like it was going through the motions. London is burning, soldiers are rebelling, and Cardia and Lupin return, reunite with the others and decide to save the Queen. I don't know … Continue reading Code: Realize ~Guardian of Rebirth~ Episode 8: The Enemy of My Enemy
Overview: It seems really unlikely that you don't already know what Clannad is about but just in case, the story mostly follows Tomoya who runs into Nagisa on her way to school talking to herself. Seems she is a bit worried because she's had to repeat a year due to ill health and she's worried … Continue reading Clannad and Clannad After Story Series Review
Review: This episode begins and ends with Tota seeking answers from Evangeline and getting at least one decent revelation by episode's end. Which I'm guessing is meant to make us think the rest of this is worth our time. I'm just not sure I'm in for a random bath sequences with B list characters who … Continue reading UQ Holder Episode 9: What Does Anyone Expect From an Episode Called “Love, Baths and Vigorous Exercise”?
Overview: Touya is accidentally killed and to make up for it god lets him be reborn (or just kind of appear really) in another world. God also levels up all his stats (his words) before sending him as kind of a bonus because Touya wasn't supposed to die. So now overpowered Touya finds himself in … Continue reading In Another World With My Smartphone Series Review: Let’s Play Cliche Bingo
Review: Something I will never ever understand is why so many writers feel that every character needs a tragedy in their back story. Some people could just have normal lives until the event that is occurring in the story. They don't all need to have overcome multiple tragedies prior to the story in order to … Continue reading Code Realize Episode 5: Fran Get’s His Angsty Back Story
Review: As much as I still enjoyed this episode as a very laid back kind of historical-harem thing there were definitely some issues this week. The most pressing being why even bother with the premise of alternate reality with vampires and werewolves involved in the warring states if other than pointy or furry ears you … Continue reading Sengoku Night Blood Episode 5: Why Have Vampires and Werewolves If You Don’t Do Anything With Them?