A few more quick ones …

Fortune Arterial 10 has Erika's continuing struggle to sustain herself on blood pouches (and why those aren't as nutritious as blood from a throbbing vein they don't tell us). And it has not only more "Let's work together!" festival preparation scenes, but a beach trip and firework-watching with yukatas as well. You begin to get … Continue reading A few more quick ones …

Bakuman 10, Soredemo 9

I'm getting the feeling that Bakuman has settled into a basic flow, a combination of scenes involving either work, interviews with Hattori, and some time left for personal drama. We start with the first of two interviews, rather different than the ones before. Hattori brings Saiko and Akito to the editorial offices on the fourth … Continue reading Bakuman 10, Soredemo 9

Yumeiro Pro 7, Soredemo 6

In Yumeiro Patissiere Professional 7 the gang finish their tour of the sweets kingdom and witness the exam the Jerks have worked so hard for. Naturally it will be touching; naturally it will be downright weird. Their last stop before returning is Egg Home, where all the eggs are made and sent through pipes to … Continue reading Yumeiro Pro 7, Soredemo 6

Star Driver 5, Soredemo 4

After last week's change of pace Star Driver 5 goes back to its irresistibly bizarre regular format. We get some school scenes, followed by a big colorful fight. But this episode leans farther toward the silly side. We meet Okamoto, the school nurse, who's also Professor Green of Glittering Crux, AND Hina, a student who … Continue reading Star Driver 5, Soredemo 4