11s and some finales

She says this ten seconds into her conversation with Memempu. Sakugan 11 is a routine episode where Merooro takes the gang to see the Dream City's princess and head diva Sina at a concert, which she's holding even with threats of Shibito around. It's one of those "cloistered characters break free and have fun in … Continue reading 11s and some finales

Mieruko, Laika, Takt and Nakama 11, catching up with Senpai ga Uzai

Turns out the ghoul is his mom. Mieruko-chan 11 gives us an unexpected twist. We see a flashback to Zen's early life and his psychotic, controlling mother, and the point where it looks like he's going to kill his first cat from all the guilt and pressure, then to now, where Miko is so desperate … Continue reading Mieruko, Laika, Takt and Nakama 11, catching up with Senpai ga Uzai

10s: Mieruko-chan, Laika, Takt, Nakama, Sakugan … 7: Komi-san

Something bad on either side. Don't look, Miko! Mieruko-chan 10 settles in for an actual story arc. Zen's presence has led to an increase in ghouls all over the school. It's also verified that he's a cat-killer. Whether that attracted the ghouls or the other way around I'm not sure, but I'm betting on the … Continue reading 10s: Mieruko-chan, Laika, Takt, Nakama, Sakugan … 7: Komi-san

7-8-9s, Komi-san, Sakugan, Senpai ga Uzai, Mieruko-chan, Laika

Meet Komi's mom. After the extended drama of last week's Komi-san Comyushou desu, we go back to short skits this week. The first has Makeru challenging Komi in the fitness tests, though again, Komi is not aware that there's a challenge. Like most of the more comic scenes in this show, it's held up by … Continue reading 7-8-9s, Komi-san, Sakugan, Senpai ga Uzai, Mieruko-chan, Laika

Mieruko-chan and Laika 7, Takt and Nakama 6-7,

Sometimes I want to step into a show where there are misunderstandings and just straighten everybody out. It frustrates me when two or more characters who should be on the same page are not, for comic effect, and especially if the misunderstanding drags along for too long. For Mieruko-chan I would say "Okay, Yulia, you … Continue reading Mieruko-chan and Laika 7, Takt and Nakama 6-7,