More finales, and Komi-san 10

Last week's Sakugan gave Memempu and us the news that Gagumber is not her real father, and this naturally became the theme of the finale. Oh, and she's a rainbow child too, but that hardly seems important at this time. It's all predictable. That kid with the mask (who takes it off) is about to … Continue reading More finales, and Komi-san 10

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

7-9s: Takt, Shin no Nakama, Sakugan, Komi-san, Senpai ga Uzai

Takt op. Destiny 9 takes the team to New York, seemingly unaffected by D2 action apart from there being no music, and straight to the Symphonica headquarters where big sis Lotte does the examination, the tuning, that we've been long waiting for. What follows is a pleasant tour of the city with the new knowledge … Continue reading 7-9s: Takt, Shin no Nakama, Sakugan, Komi-san, Senpai ga Uzai

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,

Komi-san 1, Nakama, Sakugan, Senpai ga Uzai, Gyakuten, Insanity 2-3

This is actually a beat moment --Rit just suggested something embarrassing. If I'm going to catch up at all I'm going to have to stop reviewing every episode for a while. So a quick look at Shin no Nakama 2 and 3, the former introducing Rit, formidable B-class warrior and princess, who shows up at … Continue reading Komi-san 1, Nakama, Sakugan, Senpai ga Uzai, Gyakuten, Insanity 2-3