Railgun 18, Durarara 5

No new story arc for Railgun. (We're getting a lot of filler episodes these days. I wonder why?) What's more, it's not a very good episode. You can predict each scene minutes before it happens. The girls' slightly sadistic dorm supervisor is spotted dressed differently, and Misaka and Kuroko follow her to get blackmail information … Continue reading Railgun 18, Durarara 5

Durarara 4, Cross Game 42

Durarara 4 slows the pace down, gives us a straightforward background story, and loses some of its steam. We learn more than I really wanted to know about the headless rider. For the aura of mystery and power she gives off, Selty has come to lead a pretty mundane life. Not only does she have … Continue reading Durarara 4, Cross Game 42

A couple more Two’s: Durarara, Ookami Kakushi

After I saw ep1 of Durarara I learned that many of the people involved in it were responsible for Baccano. Seeing the second episode it comes as no surprise. The connecting of separate scenes, repeated from different angles and different POVs, the jumps in time (though not as extreme as in Baccano), even the opening … Continue reading A couple more Two’s: Durarara, Ookami Kakushi

Durarara 1, Railgun 14, Fairy Tail 12: Intros, Filler eps and Mid-Story Arcs

In ep1 of Durarara we meet, amongst a lot of people, young Mikado, who's moved to Tokyo to attend school. He's picked up by old friend Masaomi, who excitedly gives him a tour of one place or another while they meet various friends with their own interesting habits. Some of what Masaomi describes is happening … Continue reading Durarara 1, Railgun 14, Fairy Tail 12: Intros, Filler eps and Mid-Story Arcs