Poco’s Udon World Episode 12

Review: We're sickly sweet right up until the very end but this show managed to stay on the adorable and heartwarming side (at least for me) rather than the nauseating overload of sweetness some of these shows go for. This final episode is the perfect resolution and it really feels like this show has done … Continue reading Poco’s Udon World Episode 12

Poco’s Udon World Episode 8

Review: This episode attempts to inject some actual tension into the fairly sickly sweet atmosphere and in the process finally has Souta think about his relationship with Poco and what it actually is. The realisation that it has gone beyond just looking after a strange pet has been a long time coming but it is … Continue reading Poco’s Udon World Episode 8

Shonen Maid Episode 11

Review: It's getting hard to review this because just saying it is sweet over and over is a little repetitive. So, it is still sweet, but I'm going to offer some criticism this time. Episode 10 brought a real sense of impending drama with the 'revelation' of Chihiro's grandmother (though it was really doubtful anyone … Continue reading Shonen Maid Episode 11

Shonen Maid Episode 7

Review: This week the episode felt a little stronger and the relationship between Chihiro and Madoka got to be explored from a different angle as Madoka came to school as Chihiro's guardian. Throw in some self-exploration by Chihiro as he tries to determine what he's interested in being in the future and the whole episode … Continue reading Shonen Maid Episode 7