The last finales: Asukara, Yakuindomo

Finally, Nagi no Asukara crosses the finish line. They added a little sprint at the end to shave a second off their time, but frankly, it didn't amount to much in the long run. To start this episode we got the people on the surface trying to figure out just what the hell is going … Continue reading The last finales: Asukara, Yakuindomo

Asukara 25, Yakuindomo ?, Nisekoi and Fool 12

The events of Nagi no Asukara 25 seems to be all about gods playing dice with the loves of adolescents and young adults. Actually, for a while it looked like things had settled down. Hikari loves Manaka, and if Manaka could, she'd love him back. Miuna isn't happy about this because she loves Hikari, too, … Continue reading Asukara 25, Yakuindomo ?, Nisekoi and Fool 12

Kill 23, Nobunagun, Yakuindomo, and Chuunibyou Ren 11

Kill la Kill 23 is a big epside with lots of dramatic moments, fighting, and shouting, all to get us ready for the big finale next week. Good thing, too. Frankly, it's beginning to wear thin. When you have a show as over-the-top and intense as this one, you run the danger of bludgeoning the … Continue reading Kill 23, Nobunagun, Yakuindomo, and Chuunibyou Ren 11

Asukara 23, Chuunibyou Ren and Yakuindomo * 10

Sorry, busy with work so I'm falling behind. Nagi no Asukara 23 spends most of its time not trying to figure out how to get Manaka's ability to love back, but instead whether she's better off without it. On the pessimistic side are Chisaki and Kaname, with Hikari and Sayu doing the yelling for the … Continue reading Asukara 23, Chuunibyou Ren and Yakuindomo * 10

Fool 8, Nobunagun and Yakuindomo2 9

Nobunaga the Fool 8 again removes any hope of serious intrigue by rushing through the story. We have Caesar, with the loyalty of Takeda behind him and lusting after Ichihime, settling in, all ready for some intrigue (at least he's plotting things), but Nobunaga decides to go ahead and attack and ruin his fun. There's … Continue reading Fool 8, Nobunagun and Yakuindomo2 9

Zvezda 6, Dandy, Nobunagun and Yakuindomo 7

Sekai Seifuku: Bouryaku no Zvezda 6 has Kate, Roboko, Natasha, and Itsuka entering Jimon's school as transfer students. This is relatively late in the series for them to do this. Normally the weirdos transfer in during episode 1 or 2. But they might not stay long; they're only there to look for the "Udo Bride," … Continue reading Zvezda 6, Dandy, Nobunagun and Yakuindomo 7

Nisekoi 4, Nobunagun and Yakuindomo 5

I can't say a lot about Nisekoi 4 except what I've written before, which is that this is a perfectly good but inconsequential and routine highschool romcom that's getting the Shaft treatment. Once again this episode they stick to the style they're known for but don't forget that the show's a comedy. And they must … Continue reading Nisekoi 4, Nobunagun and Yakuindomo 5

Nisekoi 3, Dandy, Nobunagun, and Yakuindomo2 4

Nisekoi continues to be an ordinary high school romance series, given the Shaft treatment. Okay, it does help that the series on its own is more appealing than some. Our anti-lovebirds are already weary with their backgrounds, this facade of romance with someone you dislike makes it even worse. All they want is a normal … Continue reading Nisekoi 3, Dandy, Nobunagun, and Yakuindomo2 4