How would you rate episode 20 of Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans ? Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans is a cerebral show with a complex, socio-political plot. While that amplifies and provides meaning to every moment and interpersonal exchange, it also requires a lot of regular upkeep. As a... Read more
Schwarzes Marken Episode 7
How would you rate episode 7 of Schwarzes Marken ? We have known for a while now that the Stasi was maneuvering to make a power grab, and that does finally take place here in episode 7. However, the late stages of the episode suggest that the Stasi might... Read more
How would you rate episode 19 of Snow White with the Red Hair (TV 2) ? Raj is one of those characters I went through most of the first season disliking a great deal only to be pleasantly surprised by him in this second season. He’s gone from a... Read more
How would you rate episode 7 of Shōwa Genroku Rakugo Shinjū ? Note: I made the decision to refer to the main character (alternately called “Bon,” “Kikuhiko,” or “Yakumo”) as Yakumo in the first writeup. At that point, I assumed that this show would alternate between the past and... Read more
Assassination Classroom season 2 Episode 7
How would you rate episode 7 of Assassination Classroom (TV 2) ? Well, I suppose no one can reasonably accuse Assassination Classroom of taking a rushed approach to the potential romance between Irina and Karasuma. After bringing up the topic in the first episode of the season, the show... Read more
Luck & Logic Episode 7
How would you rate episode 7 of Luck & Logic ? Imagine you’re at a party being hosted by a new friend of yours. You’re not that familiar with this friend, but you’d like to get closer. You scan the room, noting his wistful sister and womanizing father and... Read more
Haikyu!! Second Season Episode 20
How would you rate episode 20 of Haikyu!! Second Season ? This is one of those episodes where everything comes together and it just works. From the music to the action to the use of humor, Haikyu!!‘s twentieth episode is one of the best of the second season. It’s... Read more
Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash Episode 7
How would you rate episode 7 of Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash ? Whatever its faults may be, Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash does not skimp when it comes to portraying the emotional toll of being thrown into a violent new life and the consequences thereof. While some viewers... Read more
BBK/BRNK Episode 7
How would you rate episode 7 of BBK/BRNK ? Last week’s episode made me think that BBK/BRNK had the potential to get better, but I didn’t really expect it to do so right away. Imagine my surprise when this episode successfully added some substance to balance out the show’s... Read more
Utawarerumono: The False Faces Episodes 19-20
How would you rate episode 19 of Utawarerumono: The False Faces ? How would you rate episode 20 of Utawarerumono: The False Faces ? This U2warerumono twofer review turned out to be a blessing in disguise, because it’s hard to say much about what happens in episode 19. The... Read more