FranXX 7, Evergarden 7-8, Slow Start 8

Darling in the FranXX 7 is, of all things, a beach episode. Well, they do more than that. They introduce that blond kid and apparently he's going to be surveillance, but what he's surveying is unclear, 02 and Hiro of course, but I think he ought to keep an eye on these other kids as … Continue reading FranXX 7, Evergarden 7-8, Slow Start 8

Catching up and falling behind with Slow Start, Yuru Camp, Dagashi and Takunomi

Slow Start 6 has little to write about. It's the usual well-balanced dose of cheerful girly activities, friendship, kindness, innuendo, fanservice, and weird lines. I think the winning conversation this week had to do with the toughness of Eiko's nipples, though I rather like the one in the photo above, too, though how Hana's mind … Continue reading Catching up and falling behind with Slow Start, Yuru Camp, Dagashi and Takunomi

Threes and fours: Slow Start, Yuru Camp, HakxMik

Quick thoughts while I continue my scramble to catch up ... Slow Start is becoming quite a nice "cute girls doing cute things" (CGDCT) series. It's taken care of the early hurdles of introducing characters and the situations they're all in. Episode 4 bought us Hiroe, possibly the last regular character, another girl unlucky with … Continue reading Threes and fours: Slow Start, Yuru Camp, HakxMik

2-3’s: Sora Yori, Yuru Camp, Slow Start

Somebody suggested that Sora yori mo Tooi Basho was going to be a K-ON for Antarctica, and there were times during episodes 3 and 4 where I began to see their point. Focused, disciplined Shirase turns out to be possibly the biggest idiot of the group with her plan to seduce a male explorer and … Continue reading 2-3’s: Sora Yori, Yuru Camp, Slow Start