One last finale and the start of the new show deluge

Let's start with the finale: Dantalian no Shoka. It tries to wrap things up as best they can, while obviously appealing for a second season. The Professor and Raziel turn out to be bad guys, trying to disrupt postwar peace conferences by turning Londoners into zombies, which is both laughably silly and a lapse in … Continue reading One last finale and the start of the new show deluge

Episode dump with a couple of finales

The Ikoku Meiro no Croisée finale has another Yune/Claude conflict, Yune trying to track down a nonexistent cat (though the bell sound, ever explained, was a nice touch), a crisis, and we finally learn enough about Claude's grump of a father to learn why Claude's a grump himself. Not for the first time, Yune becomes … Continue reading Episode dump with a couple of finales

Penguindrum 8, Usagi Drop 9, Dantalian 8

For a while I've been hoping that they would wrap up the Ringo story. Her quest, Project M or whatever, was growing more hopeless by the episode, and the farther Ringo takes it, the worse it would turn out. Besides, there's slingshot girl waiting in the wings. However Mawaru Penguindrum has shown no interest in … Continue reading Penguindrum 8, Usagi Drop 9, Dantalian 8