Nisekoi finale, Mahouka, Captain Earth, and Kanojo no Flag 8

Nisekoi ends, rather early in the season, too. That's okay, I guess. It's not like they're going to get anything solved, anyway. And we get the Romeo and Juliet that the series deserves. One way to get through a high school series is seeing how well they do the seemingly obligatory rituals, and the school … Continue reading Nisekoi finale, Mahouka, Captain Earth, and Kanojo no Flag 8

Nisekoi 17, Captain Earth and Kanojo Flag 5, Mekaku 4

Captain Earth 5 gives us a low-key story about a mission to sneak in and retrieve a prisoner in orbit, well, it might actually be an excuse for Teppei to meet his genetic "father," Eiji, and for Akari to see her mother, with the secret mission on the side. Who knows? I'm still trying to … Continue reading Nisekoi 17, Captain Earth and Kanojo Flag 5, Mekaku 4

The noitaminA shows (3) and Kanojo Flag 4 … Yes, I’m falling behind.

Let's start with the noitaminA shows ... Ping Pong 3 ... For Smile, two steps forward, one step back, I suppose. We're mostly at the regional tournament, all the players we've met so far, and they're all trash-talking and analyzing each other to death. Tsukimoto is there too, acting as nonchalant and diffident as ever, … Continue reading The noitaminA shows (3) and Kanojo Flag 4 … Yes, I’m falling behind.

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