Archive for the ‘Episode Review’ Category

Amagami SS Plus – 07 – Cuteness Overload.

February 24, 2012 1 comment

Is that really Kaoru?!

Are you sure she's not a FABULOUS NEW CHARACTER?

Who is this?! Take off your mask!! Are you really the boring Kaoru who emo-ed and whined about family affairs in season one?! Why are you so… DAMN…. CUTE!!!

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Amagami SS Plus – 06 – The Best Christmas Present: Sae’s Meat Buns!

February 23, 2012 Leave a comment

R-R-Raped by Meat Bun Hunter Miya!

Delicious Meat Buns for Christmas!

I know this is Nanasaki Ai’s arc, but seriously, Miya and Sae totally stole the show from her.
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Natsume Yūjin-chō Shi 03-04: SPCA and the Youkai with a million voices

January 29, 2012 1 comment

After the first two episodes of fast-paced narrative (in relative terms), Natsume returns back to the poignant and lulling shorts in the third and forth installments. Both of them are predictable from a mile away in terms of plot development (nothing new), but they are pretty interesting. The fourth episode in particular excelled with the conveying of the mono no aware theme.

To start off, let’s welcome the little cutesy youkai which is a strange hybrid of animals, insects and things.

Puffer-fish. (Or Porcupine)

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Natsume Yūjin-chō Shi 01-02: Natsume Vs Matoba Round Two

January 11, 2012 2 comments

Huge fans of this series rejoiced when the fourth iteration was scheduled to air right after the new year, rubbing their hands in glee at the prospect of meeting those lovable characters like old friends reunited after years after separation. (Although this one only lasted only a few months.) There’s Nyanko sensei who never fails to entertain with its drinking and childish antics; there’s Natsume’s unofficial cheerleading team, consisting of the bumbling cow and one-eyed demons; the adorable fox-spirit; and of course Natsume himself, quiet, thoughtful and ever-maturing.

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Sekai-Ichi S2 11: The salt in my Yokozawa fangirl wounds

December 31, 2011 9 comments

A real man handles defeat with dignity.

Yokozawa doesn’t even cry manly tears.

While I was pretty much breaking down throughout every single damn Yokozawa scene.

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Hidan no Aria OVA

December 28, 2011 1 comment


Woah. Instead of going full scale fanservice.. Hidan went for a horror.
This got to be the scariest shit I watched since shiki. Almost wet my pants yoz.

Sekai-Ichi S2 10: Yokozawa Takafumi’s desperate last stand

December 25, 2011 4 comments

When the chips are down, and you're about to lose your last 'good ending' flag, what do you do?

You put on your best stone face, keep calm and carry on, that’s what.

Because that’s how Yokozawa rolls.

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