Quick fours: Natsuyuki, Moyashimon, Binbougami

Natsuyuki Rendezvous 4, once again, has them getting absolutely nowhere, well, at least until the very end. Ryuusuke and Rokka go on a date to an amusement park where, as Ryusuuke says, he tries his best but doesn't get anywhere. Part of the date reminds Rokka of the time she and Shimao went to the … Continue reading Quick fours: Natsuyuki, Moyashimon, Binbougami

Quick ones: Natsuyuki 3, Horizon II 2, Driland 2

So what we're going to get with Natsuyuki Rendezvous is a slow, internal process, where the living wife and/or the dead husband slowly let go of whatever is keeping him around, allowing Rokka to move on to another love if she wants. Or maybe it's Ryuusuke who's going to undergo something, or most likely all … Continue reading Quick ones: Natsuyuki 3, Horizon II 2, Driland 2

I zip through a number of episode twos of little value

Natsuyuki Rendezvous 2 leaves me a little worried. It looks for all the world that we're going to get twelve or however many episodes of the three unhappy people spinning their wheels. Shimao-kun will continue to interfere with Ryousuke's moves on Rokka, because he clings to her. Rokka will play around with the thought of … Continue reading I zip through a number of episode twos of little value

More new shows: Natsuyuki, Moyashimon 2, Binbougami Ga!, and something Chocolate

Natsuyuki Rendezvous looks like your average noitaminA show, ... but when I think of an average noitaminA show I don't know any more. You come up with one trait and immediately think of another that contradicts it. Smart shows? What about BRS? Realistic, adult characters? How about Trapeze, or even the next one I'll look … Continue reading More new shows: Natsuyuki, Moyashimon 2, Binbougami Ga!, and something Chocolate