Yuri On Ice Series Review

Overview: Yuri Katsuki is a Japanese figure skater who kind of feels his not-so-glorious career is over when Victor (his idol from Russia) shows up to become his coach. I reviewed this week to week, it took out my best of the season and the year (and was the reader's choice as well), and after … Continue reading Yuri On Ice Series Review

Yuri on Ice Episode 11

Review: That was incredibly nail biting, exhilarating, beautiful, and wow  do they know how to keep emotions running high throughout. It might be a bit predictable with Yuri not performing perfectly in the short routine and JJ taking a bit of a stumble. If Yuri had been brilliant again in his short skate there wouldn't … Continue reading Yuri on Ice Episode 11

Yuri on Ice Episode 9

Review (full of spoilers if you haven't watched): There's one thing that all sports anime have in common and its one of the reasons why I've seldom got into them. From a plot point of view, predictability is inevitable. Yuri made it to the Grand Prix (but we kind of knew that had to happen). … Continue reading Yuri on Ice Episode 9

Yuri on Ice Episode 8

Review: While this episode of Yuri on Ice doesn't have quite the overflow of emotion that episode 7 carried with it the story and characters continue to progress. Admittedly, we're once again sitting through introductions to yet new skaters in the Russian competition and then their routines and that eats a lot of the episode. … Continue reading Yuri on Ice Episode 8

Yuri on Ice Episode 4

Review: After the show down with Yuri and Yurio (Russian Yuri's nickname to save confusion), this week we get an episode of preparation and training for the ice-skating season. Both characters are working on their weaknesses and the continued contrast between the two remains a high point for this series rather than a detriment. We … Continue reading Yuri on Ice Episode 4