Kill la Kill finale: my inadequate take

I expected nothing less. I expected a lot of fighting and shouting with quick doses of comedy, sometimes at the same time (Senketsu's attack on Ragyo), I expected all the characters to have a moment to shine, well, that didn't happen. The devas had some action until the midway point, then stayed to the side … Continue reading Kill la Kill finale: my inadequate take

Kill 23, Nobunagun, Yakuindomo, and Chuunibyou Ren 11

Kill la Kill 23 is a big epside with lots of dramatic moments, fighting, and shouting, all to get us ready for the big finale next week. Good thing, too. Frankly, it's beginning to wear thin. When you have a show as over-the-top and intense as this one, you run the danger of bludgeoning the … Continue reading Kill 23, Nobunagun, Yakuindomo, and Chuunibyou Ren 11

Those Nobunaga shows, and Kill la Kill 22

Unfortunately, in Nobunaga the Fool 9, Caesar isn't dead. I guess I shouldn't have expected him to be, but smirking bishie villains drive me up the wall. Now he's teamed up with Uesugi Kenshin, another clan overload, and a bishie himself, but doesn't smirk and actually seems to be a decent sort; he's got this … Continue reading Those Nobunaga shows, and Kill la Kill 22

Kill 19, Asukara 29, Chuunibyou Ren 7

I don't really know what to think about Kill la Kill 19. I didn't expect a huge episode full of fights and revelations after that craziness last week, and I didn't get one. Not to say it was sedate. Instead, the episode concentrated on getting us caught up with what happened to everyone AFTER last … Continue reading Kill 19, Asukara 29, Chuunibyou Ren 7