Overview: Satoru is an unsuccessful manga writer working in a pizza shop and really just going through the motions of life. He has one strange ability where sometimes he will go back in time and it always happens after something has gone wrong and sometimes he can help to avoid it. However, when his mother dies, … Continue reading Erased Live Action Series Review: A Decent Ride
A live action adaptation of any anime is something of an occasion as it brings out the usual arguments about whether something follows source material, whether the characters 'look' right (though why any real human would want to look like an anime character is a bit beyond me), whether it can live up to the … Continue reading First Impressions of Netflix’s Erased
I should probably do an actual review on this but to be honest I'm probably not going to. The reason being that I watched about half of this, and then took a break and then watched other episodes off and on while sick and busy so didn't really pay enough attention and to be honest … Continue reading Random Thoughts on Stranger Things Season 2
This one came out on Netflix over the weekend so I thought I'd check it out and maybe binge a couple of episodes. Then I got to the end of episode 1 and figured I had other things to do. Impressions: It should be pretty obvious that it was not love at first sight for … Continue reading ID-0 First Impressions: Not for me
Last week I gave my first impressions of The Defenders on Netflix having watched the first three episodes. Having now finished all 8 episodes, what are my final thoughts? By the way, there's a few spoilers below. Review: If there is one thing that will kill a story for me very quickly it is when … Continue reading The Defenders Series Review: Wait, New York is in Danger?
Overview: So Netflix decided to do a live action adaptation of Death Note and decided in the process to Americanise it. I could write a review where I tear this apart because it is genuinely nothing like the original and they'd have been better off just creating all new character names and just saying this … Continue reading Death Note 2017 Movie Review: That Was… Different?
What do you do when you watch something that for everything you love about it, you find something else completely cringe worthy, dull or irritating? Well, in my case you keep watching but then you write a blog post to both celebrate what this long anticipated series does well and to openly wonder just what … Continue reading The Defenders First Impressions: I’m Half In and Half Out on This One
Overview: There's a city with builders that just keeps getting built and humans somehow lost control of it and are now treated as pests to be exterminated by the various safeguards and things. Zuru lives in a village that is protected by a barrier but they are running out of food and so must venture … Continue reading Blame Movie Review
Okay, I'll admit, I still haven't done a rewatch or a review of season 2 of Magi even though I promised that awhile back (here's my review of season 1) but I was flicking through Netflix and couldn't resist watching the first two episodes of Adventure of Sinbad so here are my first impressions of … Continue reading Magi: Adventure of Sinbad First Impressions
Overview: 10 years ago a small order of knights (known as the Seven Deadly Sins - and will be called that even when there are only 2, 3 or 5 of them) betrayed the Holy Knights and fled the Kingdom. Now Elizabeth (a Princess of the Kingdom, but not blood related to the King?) is … Continue reading The Seven Deadly Sins Series Review