Ozma finale, Space Bros 4, Moretsu 16, Natsuiro 3

Ozma's mini-epic comes to a close. The last episode had a cut feel to it. It was too short to convey all the cosmic stuff effectively, but since they didn't have the budget anyway, this comes as no surprise. Most of it could be predicted. Sam, Maya, and Mimay get "eaten" by Ozma (which we … Continue reading Ozma finale, Space Bros 4, Moretsu 16, Natsuiro 3

Nazo no Kanojo X 2, Ozma 5, Space Bros 3, Acchi Kocchi 2

In Nazo no Kanojo X 2, Tsubaki and Urabe are dating, which leads to conflicts as to what that actually means. It leads to some disappointment moments from Tsubaki. Here he's got a girlfriend whose drool he is addicted to and who has told him that they will eventually have sex. But this isn't good … Continue reading Nazo no Kanojo X 2, Ozma 5, Space Bros 3, Acchi Kocchi 2

Space Bros 2, Moretsu 14, Ozma 4

Like the first episode, Space Brothers 2 does some things extraordinarily well and stumbles on other things. First, Mutta's application has been accepted, but the odds of passing all the tests and the interviews are so small that he decides not to follow through. This is a very human decision to make. But he's reminded … Continue reading Space Bros 2, Moretsu 14, Ozma 4

Nisemonogatari ends (I think) early, Ozma begins early, Bakuman plods along

I've seen other blogs call Nisemonogatari 11 the final episode, and it certainly acts like one, but ANN says the series is twelve episodes long but elsewhere says it's ended. Don't ask me. Episode 11 feels like an ending from its start. The conversations are straightforward, not sidetracked. After important background information about the phoenix, … Continue reading Nisemonogatari ends (I think) early, Ozma begins early, Bakuman plods along