Shows I watched but didn’t write about: Spring 2014

Mushishi season 2 ends rather abruptly, thanks to production issues, after only ten episodes, but we'll get more in the fall, so that's okay. I decided rather quickly that I wouldn't write episode commentary on this one. I wanted to sit back and savor it. Also, there's very little to say that hasn't already been … Continue reading Shows I watched but didn’t write about: Spring 2014

Sidonia and Nanana 2, Kanojo Flag 2-3, and an observation about bread

Knights of Sidonia 2 continues to set up three things to interest us: Nagate's joining the real world, so to speak, the school rivalries and jealousies, and the nasty Gauna. Least interesting to me is the middle one. I'm not a fan of watching students being ostracized by their classmates. The hateful pranking they do … Continue reading Sidonia and Nanana 2, Kanojo Flag 2-3, and an observation about bread

New Spring 2014 #5

Let me get this straight. In Black Bullet, the "initiators" are cursed children who are keeping mankind safe from the nasty Gastrea bugs. They are teamed with "promoters" who do ... what, exactly? We meet and follow Rentaro, an eighteen-or-so-old promoter, who has nothing special going for him and can't even shoot all that well. … Continue reading New Spring 2014 #5