Is it being a magician when you use magic to hit things really hard? Isekai Cheat Magician seems to think so and delivers some relatively easy going viewing.
This week Maou-Sama Retry takes us to the desert where we'll fight some Sand Wolves. It isn't overly compelling but it isn't dreadful either.
Battling Monsters and Bad Visuals Arifureta Episode 3 Outside of the still incredibly ugly visuals that make is difficult to figure out what is going on and what is monster and what is grainy textured background, Arifureta is kind of settling in as an underwhelming entry this season. Now that we’ve moved past the introduction, … Continue reading Arifureta: From Common Place to World’s Strongest Review Episode 3
Magic Made Simple Isekai Cheat Magician Episode 2 Much like Kenja no Mago from last season, this one seems to be pretty standard isekai fare but seems also to have remembered to have a bit of fun. This week in Isekai Cheat Magician, Rin and Taichi learn a little bit about how to use their … Continue reading Isekai Cheat Magician Review Episode 2
Did Anyone Else Think of Shugo Chara When Maou-Sama Did A Character Change? Demon-Lord, Retry Episode 3 Episode 3 of Demon Lord Retry gives us the most interesting development yet. While the episode execution is still undeniably poor and so many of the jokes fall flat, for instance the older holy maiden sister talking trash … Continue reading Maou-Sama, Retry! Review Episode 3
Cute, Smart Girl Becomes Cute, Smart and Over-powered Girl? You would think there would be some cap on the number of stories of average Japanese teens dying tragically, meeting god and being reborn in another world, but no there is not. And I'm kind of happy about that. As much as some of these stories … Continue reading Didn’t I Say To Make My Abilities Average in the Next Life?! Light Novel Review Volume 1
Have They Managed To Get Anything Right? Arifureta Episode 2 It is rare that I watch a show when I have pretty much no positives to discuss. Yet Arifureta falls into a very weird space where I feel oddly compelled to continue watching mostly just to see whether they ever manage to reveal the potential … Continue reading Arifureta: From Common Place to World’s Strongest Review Episode 2
This Demon Lord is Pretty Lame So Far Demon-Lord, Retry Episode 2 In addition to not being particularly interesting so far, episode 2 plunges us into uncomfortable territory as the Demon Lord turns another girl over his knee and spanks her on the butt repeatedly before essentially coercing money out of her and then going … Continue reading Maou-Sama, Retry! Review Episode 2
Welcome to the Summer of Isekai Isekai Cheat Magician Episode 1 Here are two more perfectly ordinary high school students who are whisked away to a magic fantasy world, in this case via a botched summoning spell. Taichi and Rin are walking either to or from school together when a magic circle suddenly envelopes Taichi. … Continue reading Isekai Cheat Magician Review Episode 1
Let's Just Skip The Intro Arifureta Episode 1 When I picked up the first light novel volume of Arifureta, I was drawn into a story that really hit me emotionally as I watched Hajime’s character get broken down and literally rebuilt from the ground up. It was horrifying and compelling and truly a riveting reading … Continue reading Arifureta: From Common Place to World’s Strongest Review Episode 1