Review: This story still has no real idea what tone it is actually going for. The majority of episode 12 has Inaba and the story being super serious as we first assist the possessed teacher and then realise that even when he's not possessed, he's just a little bit broken at this point. Of course, … Continue reading Elegant Yokai Apartment Life Episode 12: Sometimes People Are Just Broken
Review: While it will become apparent from my Feature this week (tomorrow), I am really not loving this show. It was one of the few titles I was genuinely anticipating this season and the overall delivery has been mediocre at best, though reasonably uninspired is probably a better statement. This week finally delivers something that … Continue reading Elegant Yokai Apartment Life Episode 11: Shifting Tone and Lack of Conviction
Review: If this show wanted me to take the supernatural seriously and think that there was any kind of threat coming from that perspective, it really needed to do something earlier. So far this show has delivered nothing but the occasional thug as a potential issue as almost every situation has been dealt with in … Continue reading Elegant Yokai Apartment Life Episode 10: An Attempt At Darkness
Review: Given it has now taken three episodes for Hase to realise Inaba is surrounded by weird things, to learn his friend has a magic book, and then actually to show up at the apartment, you would think that something would actually happen during the visit. You would think that. Instead, he is overly courteous, … Continue reading Elegant Yokai Apartment Life Episode 8: Today, My Friend Came Over And Nothing Happened
Review Episode 6: Another resident returns to the apartment (seriously, how many residents are there not living in the complex) and he happens to collect and sell books. Of course one of the books is a bit odd and Inaba and then exorcist girl (who doesn't ever seem to actually do any exorcisms) noticed. Despite … Continue reading Elegant Yokai Apartment Life Episodes 6 + 7: Well, guess that secret is out.