A Triumphant Performance Episode 5 Time for the performance episode. While the Vice Principal’s challenge continues to sit as the explanation for the extra tension on this first performance, other than two minor scenes where he is on screen, the episode prefers to frame the emotional growth of the group and particularly focuses on Kudo. … Continue reading Kono Oto Tomare Review Episode 5
Release the Spyce Episodes 6 + 7 Review. Right, we can skip right to the end of this and just say, “Power of friendship, yada, yada ending”. Yeah, I don’t have high hopes for Release the Spyce anymore but I kind of want a little more out of a story about teenage spies than a mentor telling her student she’s wonderful being enough to snap her out of a drug induced rampage.
Review: Anime-Gataris has managed to make the usual high school club comedy fairly appealing so far with a cast of relatable characters discussing a topic that pretty much every anime fan can get behind (anime). The conversations have been high energy and overall the show has been fun. Then we get to episode 5. While … Continue reading Anime-Gataris Episode 5: Not Even This Show Managed To Make Waiting In Line Interesting
Overview: Koshiyama is about as typical an anime dweeb as they come. A book nerd starting high school with few friends or social skills. Then he get dragged into a practice quiz and discovers Quiz Bowl. Review: There's really not a lot of story here. Geeky and shy kid joins new quiz circle at his … Continue reading Fastest Finger First Series Review: Do You Like Watching Characters Answer Questions?
Overview: Akiho is the class representative and has never had a boyfriend before so when she's asked out she tries very hard to meet her boyfriend's expectations, even though he doesn't really have any. Review: This is so weird. It seems to want to be ecchi but at the same time seems to be trying … Continue reading My Girlfriend is Shobitch Episode 1: Perplexing
Overview: Aoyama is a brilliant soccer player who also happens to be a germaphobe. When he starts highschool he defies expectations by going to a school that isn't particularly strong at soccer and there continues to go about his daily life. Review: The whole way through the Summer 2017 anime season I kept this show … Continue reading Clean Freak Aoyama-Kun Series Review – It’s a Gag Anime About a Germaphobe Soccer Player: What Do You Really Expect?
Review: This episode of Gamers begins where the last ended with Tendou and Uehara not wanting to think Amano and Aguri are cheating but not sure what else to think. In desperation, they come up with a plan of attack. It is actually a little more sensible than some of the other plans these characters … Continue reading Gamers Episode 11: Let’s Go On A Double Date
Review: The team are still worried that Aoyama will leave for a better offer, despite every bit of evidence suggesting that Aoyama has no interest in doing so, and Zaizen attempts a heart-to-heart though given his basic personality that goes about as well as expected. We then spend the rest of the episode in another … Continue reading Clean Freak Aoyama-Kun Episode 12: Apparently There’s a Reason
Overview: As punishment for a scathing report written about the concept of friendship and society, Hachiman is forced to join the service club where he is introduced to Yukino. The two of them are later joined by the vibrant Yui. Can the three successfully provide services to others when they can barely communicate with each … Continue reading My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU Series Review: Does Thinly Disguised Social Commentary Count As Entertainment?
Review: Directly picking up from last week, we have the ongoing misunderstandings amongst our main five characters with each one interpreting events to suit their current mind-set. Actually, the character who is most sane this week is our shut-in protagonist who has finally decided he wants to be friends with Tendou and takes action to … Continue reading Gamers Episode 6: Wipeout