Sevens, chihayafuru 2, OreShura

Chihayafuru2's tournament episodes can get pretty intense. The show's writing and direction standards are high, and the characters are strong enough that any turn in the matches can send me up or down like few other shows can. On the other hand they can be hard to watch for those same reasons. After a couple … Continue reading Sevens, chihayafuru 2, OreShura

OreShura 5-6

I'm trying to catch up with OreShura, or whatever it's called, while wondering if I really want to. All I'm getting out of this show is a spoiled girl using Tooka tactics on a boy she really doesn't like, she says, while the childhood friend Chiwa is humiliated every episode by the same girl, and … Continue reading OreShura 5-6

New Winter 2013 shows pt. 2, or I’m beginning to get worried.

Moving on from those mostly regrettable first episodes from my last post, let's look at some more!  Surely things will get better!  Er ... Next we get Ore no Kanojo to Osananajimi ga Shuraba Sugiru, hell, let's just call it Oreshura like everyone else.  It stars Eita, a high school boy bent on getting into … Continue reading New Winter 2013 shows pt. 2, or I’m beginning to get worried.