Magical Girl Spec-Ops Asuka Episode 10 Review - The base is invaded and the troops are being overwhelmed. Meanwhile, in the city of Naha, Nozomi and Sayako are being chased about by Disas. It all looks like it is going end very badly.
Magical Girl Spec-Ops Asuka Episode 4 Review - Nozomi is pretty much in a horrible situation made worse by bureaucracy that is worried about relationships and power struggles rather than saving her life. This isn't easy to watch and at the end of the day I'm still feeling like the villains really need more motive than what they've been given. Perhaps there's a grand plan but it isn't overly clear yet so this just seems like pain for pain's sake.
On the 8th day we turn our attention to Lin Xinming from Hakata Tonkotsu Ramens. This cross-dressing hitman has a troubled past and doesn't like making friends, but he's still going to find people who are going to force their way into his life one way or the other.
Now, that isn't to say Castlevania is bad. Because, it actually is quite a fun little romp of a story provided the copious blood and guts being splashed around aren't a problem and the clear sequel bait endings for the surviving cast members doesn't annoy. If this had come out in a solid chunk and I'd binged the 12 episodes altogether, I'd have had an absolute blast...
While I'm not the biggest manga reader, I was kind of looking forward to this one having read some fairly positive reviews. How does this gender bending tale of Alice in Wonderland go? Review: There's nothing overly original about reworking the classic Alice in Wonderland. Even Ouran High School Host Club had an Alice episode … Continue reading Are You Alice? Volume 1 Manga Review
Overview: Okay, I went in pretty blind but essentially the set up here is that there's a whole bunch of hitmen and organisations operating within the town and then there's apparently someone who specialises is killing hitmen. Don't ask me what the title means. The individual words make sense but what it has to do … Continue reading Hakata Tonkotsu Ramens Episode 1: Hitmen, Detectives, and Corruption
Review: So I am not confused about the plot anymore. I was seriously over thinking this under the assumption that there was some deeper meaning to any of it and once this episode thoroughly convinced me that this was not the case everything kind of fell into place. The issue being that what I'm not … Continue reading Dies Irae Episode 6: Shiny Lights and Stuff Goes Boom
Overview: The record of the bloody battle between the twelve proud warriors— The 12th Twelve Tournament that gets held every twelve years… Twelve brave warriors who bear the names of the signs of the zodiac fight each other for the lives and souls. The participants are twelve very strange warriors: “Rat,” “Ox,” “Tiger,” “Rabbit,” “Dragon,” … Continue reading Juni Taisen: Zodiac War Episode 1: Not Entirely Sure you Can Get A Season Out Of This
Overview: Toyohisa is injured in a battle and as he starts to die finds himself in a mysterious corridor facing a man in a suit reading a newspaper. A door opens and Toyohisa finds himself in a new world where he is called a Drifter. Uniting with other Drifters, they begin to fight, well, everyone. … Continue reading Drifters Series Review: Was This Worth The Wait?
Review: While I'm not overly easily offended by content in anything, this week's episode of 18if just seems incredibly unnecessary. There's nothing wrong with the show wanting to highlight some of the issues idols have to deal with and looking at gender expectations, but this episode doesn't actually take its own subject matter seriously and … Continue reading 18if Episode 9: Crash and Burn