Shin Sekai Yori finale

The big climatic bit of Shin Sekai Yori 25, the finale, was so quick that for a moment I thought I had missed an episode. But even with all that time left over they had plenty for denouement and a few shocking but comprehensible discoveries. The big confrontation with the Fiend, as she (I THOUGHT … Continue reading Shin Sekai Yori finale

Shin Sekai Yori 24, some rough notes and spoilers

Just some quick notes on Shin Sekai Yori 24. There's only a couple of things to discuss, really. First, Kiroumaru doesn't betray Saki and Satorou. I was so sure that he would that I watched everything from that viewpoint and so was surprised over and over when he continued to bravely pull them away from … Continue reading Shin Sekai Yori 24, some rough notes and spoilers

Shin Sekai Yori 20, and a little bit about that Gjbu show

The biggest thing I'm getting from Shin Sekai Yori these days is the theme of old "gods" being supplanted by creatures they brought to life in the first place. It's often hard to watch, however, when those old gods are basically like us and the new race are people like Squealer. So there's a tug … Continue reading Shin Sekai Yori 20, and a little bit about that Gjbu show

SpaceBros lightens up for a bit, ShinSekai doesn’t

Shin Sekai Yori 19 doesn't really answer any questions from last week but instead concentrates on upping the intensity level; no better way to do that than a haunted house. Saki and Satarou join the remnants of another group and go investigate a hospital where a friend is recuperating from an undisclosed ailment (hmm ... … Continue reading SpaceBros lightens up for a bit, ShinSekai doesn’t