Finales: Darker than Black, Seitokai no Ichizon, Sacred Blacksmith

I was hoping for something epic in at least one of these final episodes, and Darker came close, but ... Poking around the intertubes to see who had a better understanding of what the hell happened in the Darker than Black finale I found most people are just as bewildered as I am. That's sort … Continue reading Finales: Darker than Black, Seitokai no Ichizon, Sacred Blacksmith

Darker 11, Letter Bee 11, Fairy Tail 10

Darker than Black 11 contains more shocks for Suou and more power moves from the various parties, and I'm still not sure what to make of it. But it has become apparent that all the organizations trying to track down Dr. Pavlichenko, Shion and/or Suou are pretty much background in order to give us fighting … Continue reading Darker 11, Letter Bee 11, Fairy Tail 10

More Nines: Darker, Bantorra, Sasameki

I combined these three shows last week and was delighted. This time around there's a drop, but not a big one. I praise shows with complexity, but sometimes they baffle me. Such as with Darker than Black and its enormous roster of characters, some of them new, and others we met in the previous series, … Continue reading More Nines: Darker, Bantorra, Sasameki

Three Very Good Episode 8’s: Darker, Bantorra, Sasameki

Darker than Black has its overriding storyline, as convoluted as it is, with more attempts to capture or recruit (usually both) Suou, or Hei, while governments and secret organizations move chess pieces around and Kirihara dithers with no information, and there's the whole mystery of Yin. Then there's the more personal level of story arc, … Continue reading Three Very Good Episode 8’s: Darker, Bantorra, Sasameki

Darker than Black 6, Seitokai no Ichizon 7, Letter Bee 7

Last night I started to watch Darker than Black episode 7, only to get confused. Wait, wasn't there an ambush going on? What happened to the thingamabob everyone is after … Then I realized I hadn't seen ep 6 … Well, that's taken care of now. Quite an interesting episode. First there's chasing down the … Continue reading Darker than Black 6, Seitokai no Ichizon 7, Letter Bee 7