New Spring 2014 #2

It's almost not worth writing about Jojo's Bizarre Adventure - Stardust Crusaders. In it, Jotaro is in jail and won't leave until he gets to the bottom of the evil spirit that's inhabiting him, no matter that the cops and fellow prisoners are begging him to. So they call his mom, who calls her father, … Continue reading New Spring 2014 #2

Shin Sekai Yori 10, Jojo 9

In spite of the amazing visuals and sounds, Shin Sekai Yori 10 is pretty much an information episode. I just wish all such episodes were this pretty. Saki survives the cliffhanger thanks to that neck charm that Shun had given her. I wonder if he gave it to her just for this purpose, so that … Continue reading Shin Sekai Yori 10, Jojo 9

Polar opposite eights: Honeycomb and Jojo

Hidamari Sketch - Honeycomb 8 brings us to the preparation and the actual school festival. Last year each got its own episode but that was because Yuno had a small crisis. This year her class's program illustrations are their exhibit, so their actual project, a haunted house, doesn't need much buildup. Besides, we've seen all … Continue reading Polar opposite eights: Honeycomb and Jojo

New: Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure, Little Busters, Busou Shinki

Jojo's Bizarre Adventure, based on a manga older than that mask, treats us to some old school fisticuffs and shouting. The theme of episode one, at least, is that naive good is always in danger from insidious evil pretending to be good, or maybe it's a critique of 19th century nobility. It starts with George … Continue reading New: Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure, Little Busters, Busou Shinki