Isekai Yakkyoku 8 mainly follows a pharma guild member Pierre, whose daughter catches the flu. No one else can receive him except the Parallel Pharmacy, where Farma manages to lower the girl's symptoms. This leaves Pierre distraught for two reasons. First, he sees that Farma's clinic far outstrips his skills and means, and second, he … Continue reading Sevens, eights and nines
In Made in Abyss: Retsujitsu no Ougonkyou 8, the two stories, Riko and her friends and Vueko with her tribe, come together as we learn the origin of the village. I'm too dense to understand Vueko's fate, in that hidden room surrounded by what I think are Irumyuui's unborn children, loving and caring for them … Continue reading 7-8s: Abyss, Soredemo, Ojisan, Kuro no Shoukanshi
In Lycoris Recoil 6 we learn that … Kurumi is pretty much responsible for the botched mission that led to the loss of those guns and killed some Lycorises, and got Takina in hot water with the DA and led to her demotion. The show almost makes a joke about it, and I suppose Kurumi … Continue reading More sixes: Lycoris, Tensei Kenja, Vermeil, Abyss 2, Yofukashi, Soredemo Ayumu
I love Funimiya's expression in this shot. Isekai Ojisan 4 still has only the three of them, and what we get is more of the same. Well, the best yet most frustrating part is when Fujimiya, accidentally drenched and frozen from one of Uncle's spells, is showering it all off and caught by Takafumi while … Continue reading 5s and a 4
Made in Abyss: Retsujitsu 3 has the trio escorted to a sort of village, where Majikaja explains the situation, basically everyone there is a hollow who decided to live under the protection of, well, not sure, and there's a bizarre concept of currency here. Everyone and everything has value to it, it can be exchanged … Continue reading 3-4s, Abyss, Yofukashi, Soredemo Ayumu, Kuro no Shoukanshi
LIttle do they know ... On to episode 2s, starting with Lycoris Recoil, with about as good a second episode as the first. The girls get an assignment, to escort a hacker named Walnut (who owned the apartment we saw blow up in episode 1) to a safe place while another hacker, Robota, sends goons … Continue reading Some 2s, even though 3s are coming out.
That's a compass point to, well, you can guess. Of all the shows I've watched so far this season, and the few that remain, there's only one that I know I will keep watching: Made in Abyss: Retsujitsu no Ougonkyou. The first season was among the best of last decade. It gave us a beautiful … Continue reading Summer 2022 3