Granbelm Review Episode 1

This anime got my attention. Granbelm Episode 1 Magic girls fight in an imaginary space using giant robots that are actually a materialised version of their heart? Okay, Granbelm, I’ll bite. Admittedly outside of the giant robots we’ve essentially got another magical girl battle royale going on which have kind of become a dime a … Continue reading Granbelm Review Episode 1

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SSSS.Gridman Episode 1: So That Happened

SSSS.Gridman Episode 1

I know I've mentioned this before on my blog but I'll just say it again so that it is clear going into this review: I don't like Trigger very much. Visually I'm not a fan of Trigger works with the exception of Kiznaiver and a quick scroll through their titles on MAL reminded me of … Continue reading SSSS.Gridman Episode 1: So That Happened

Inuyashiki Series Review: Welcome to the Land of the Lost Opportunities

Overview: Inuyashiki is in his fifties but looks older, is overlooked at work and by his family, has been diagnosed with cancer, and one night while on a walk with his dog gets killed by an alien space craft and has his body rebuilt as a machine. While he is coming to terms with whether … Continue reading Inuyashiki Series Review: Welcome to the Land of the Lost Opportunities

Knight’s & Magic Series Review: It Is Going To Take More Than Duct Tape To Fix This Mess

Overview: A guy who is apparently a genius programmer (the synopsis told me so) is killed but then is reborn in a fantasy world where he can use his somehow remembered understanding of programming to use magic and build robots. Now he wants to build his dream robot. Review - Some spoilers: I was watching … Continue reading Knight’s & Magic Series Review: It Is Going To Take More Than Duct Tape To Fix This Mess

Knight’s & Magic Episode 13: Some People Are Just Sore Losers

Review: Well, this ended pretty much the way everyone predicted and managed to be pretty pointless right to the end. Ernesti fights the drake and shows off a few new tricks (though I'm not certain splattering it with oil and setting it on fire counts as a new trick). We then get the engineer from … Continue reading Knight’s & Magic Episode 13: Some People Are Just Sore Losers

Knight’s & Magic Episodes 7 + 8: More Like a Development Timeline Than A Story

Review Episode 7: Let me preface my review of this episode by pointing out that there is something infections about Ernesti's raw enthusiasm. Not just within the show as other characters are drawn into his desire to create and build, but the audience also become a part of wanting to see what will happen and … Continue reading Knight’s & Magic Episodes 7 + 8: More Like a Development Timeline Than A Story

Knight’s & Magic Episodes 2 + 3: Well, He’s Remarkably Self-Assured

Review Episode 2: I'll start out by saying I enjoyed episode 2 but that title with the unnecessary apostrophe is really starting to bug. Much like the excessive number of exclamation marks in some titles. So, let's actually review the episode and to be honest this was pretty fun. Okay, it is an extended fighting … Continue reading Knight’s & Magic Episodes 2 + 3: Well, He’s Remarkably Self-Assured

Knight’s & Magic Episode 1: Exposition Much

Overview: A genius programmer and hardcore robot otaku is reborn into a world of knights and magic, where huge robots called Silhouette Knights roar across the land! Now reborn as Ernesti Echevalier, he uses his vast knowledge of machines and programming talents to begin to make his ultimate robot. But his actions have unexpected results...?! … Continue reading Knight’s & Magic Episode 1: Exposition Much

Iron Blooded Orpahns Episode 46

Iron Blooded Orphans Episode 46

Review: Shino's death hits hard (you know, unlike the other half the cast that already died, we actually cared about Shino) and after the dust of the battle settles (or, rather Tekkadan and co scurry away to potential safety) we get the regret, the lamentation and the half-hearted I'm glad you didn't die speeches. Yamagi … Continue reading Iron Blooded Orpahns Episode 46

Flip Flappers Episode 8

Review: Flip Flappers this week takes us to a futuristic city full of lights, giant birds, robot battles and a very short man who apparently created the city.Visually it is stunning as usual but from a story point of view all we see is Yayaka moving further away from her core purpose because of her … Continue reading Flip Flappers Episode 8