Archive for the ‘Anime’ Category

h1

S.W.A.T. Reviews: Summer 2014 Pt. 3

July 21, 2014

Follow us directlyon Stitcher, or on iTunes

The premise of these reviews is simple: watch the first episode of a series and then immediately sit down to record a review mini-podcast. The reviews are five- to ten-minutes long and entirely off the cuff. As always we only review new shows (so no sequels or continuations) and try to avoid anything that just looks outright awful. These are the last batch from the new season:

Listen – First impressions of Nobunaga Concerto from Fuji TV. It is streaming on Crunchyroll.

Listen – First impressions of Tokyo ESP from Xebec. It is streaming on Hulu and Funimation.

 

h1

Fate/kaleid liner PRISMA ILLYA 2wei! #002: We are all Cancers

July 17, 2014

hisui_icon_4040 I am a Cancer as well. Not because I watched this episode. I’m not denying that is also true but what I am talking about is the fact that I was born on July 21st. So like Illya and Miyu my astrological symbol is also Cancer. In fact if I was born one day earlier I would share their birthday. Like Tatsuko I could only lie and say my birthday is the same as theirs. But I am not that sad.

But Tatsuko is the saddest heroine of her own story ever.

(Apparently July 20th has become a cusp day for Cancers so some people don’t consider being born on the 20th being a Cancer anymore. Then again it is ALMOST like Zodiac signs are silly superstitionalist malarkey that make Neil Degrasse Tyson cry.)

Also you might wonder why Bazett is the top photo of the post when she does not even appear in this episode. One: She does appear. She is briefly in the new opening. Two: This is my blog. I put whatever I want at the top. If I want more Bazett in the posts we get more Bazett. Just be grateful I don’t randomly throw her and/or Saber at the top of all the posts. You know I will do it.
Read the rest of this entry ?

h1

S.W.A.T. Reviews: Summer 2014 Pt. 2

July 14, 2014

Follow us directlyon Stitcher, or on iTunes

The premise of these reviews is simple: watch the first episode of a series and then immediately sit down to record a review mini-podcast. The reviews are five- to ten-minutes long and entirely off the cuff. As always we only review new shows (so no sequels or continuations) and try to avoid anything that just looks outright awful. These are the next batch from the new season:

Listen – First impressions  of Monthly Girls’ Nozaki-kun from Dogakobo. It is streaming on Crunchyroll.

Listen – First impressions  of Terror in Resonance from MAPPA. It is streaming on Hulu and Funimation.

Listen – First impressions  of Love Stage!! from J.C. Staff. It is streaming on Crunchyroll.

Listen – First impressions of SHONEN HOLLYWOOD -HOLLY STAGE FOR 49- from Zexcs. It is streaming on Hulu and Funimation.

Listen – First impressions  of HaNaYaMaTa from MADHOUSE. It is streaming on Crunchyroll.

Listen – First impressions  of Blue Spring Ride from Production I.G. It is streaming on Crunchyroll.

Listen – First impressions of Tokyo Ghoul from Pierrot. It is streaming on Hulu and Funimation.

Listen – First impressions  of Sabagebu! – Survival Game Club- from Pierrot+. It is streaming on Crunchyroll.

Listen – First impressions  of Akame ga KILL! from White Fox. It is streaming on Crunchyroll.

Listen – First impressions  of Person 4 The Golden Animation from A-1 Pictures. It is streaming on Crunchyroll, Hulu, Daisuki, and Aniplex Channel.

 

h1

Fate/kaleid liner PRISMA ILLYA 2wei! #001: Illya Saves Anime

July 11, 2014

hisui_icon_4040 The anime industry is in a sad state of affairs. There is nothing but incest and idols shows being made. There has not been a major shonen success in years. Shinichiro Watanabe has been banned from making any anime. There is no hope.

But a single light can save anime. It is the light of a young lady. A magical girl. Not Sailor Moon (I mean Sailor Moon could have saved anime but they will never be able to re-release that show because of Stars). Not Cardcaptor Sakura. No one likes CLAMP anymore. Yes it is Illyasviel von Einzbern and Fate/kaleid liner PRISMA ILLYA 2wei! They will save anime. Forever.

OK. Other than picking Akikan! or Yosuga no Sora I don’t think I could have picked a worse title to “save anime.” So we can now officially put the “this is the title that will save anime” meme/joke/platitude to rest.

So instead lets talk about the new season of the Illya as a magical girl anime.
Read the rest of this entry ?

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 4,466 other followers

%d bloggers like this: