Dimension W Episode 4
How would you rate episode 4 of Dimension W ? We finally know what Numbered Coils do – they transport our heroes into different genres! Well, not really, but it sure feels like that by now. Their encounter with Loser brought them into a heist story last time, and... Read more
Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans Episode 17
How would you rate episode 17 of Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans ? In this episode of Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans, Kudelia has been through a lot, and that experience is beginning to manifest in her choices. This episode opens the show up far beyond Tekkadan, or even... Read more
Luck & Logic Episode 4
How would you rate episode 4 of Luck & Logic ? What even happened on this whirlwind episode of Luck & Logic? The focus landed on energetic, athletic Chloe, and the pace surged to match her impulsive personality. Like snapshots from a fever dream that don’t make sense once... Read more
Schwarzes Marken Episode 4
How would you rate episode 4 of Schwarzes Marken ? Oh, so newcomer Lise (i.e., the blonde with the hair bows shown in the closer) is actually Theodor’s sister. I guess that I should be less surprised than I am that she popped up again in that capacity. Or,... Read more
Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash Episode 4
How would you rate episode 4 of Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash ? For a moment, he became smoke. How intimate, now, the cloudy sky. Heian poet Izumi Shikibu wrote those words in 1007 after the death of her lover, Price Atsumichi, and they hold not only her still... Read more
Haikyu!! Second Season Episode 17
How would you rate episode 17 of Haikyu!! Second Season ? You know what’s one of the worst feelings in the world? Being yelled at. While that may be less true for less anxious people, for someone on the verge of stopping an activity, it can really be the... Read more
BBK/BRNK Episode 4
How would you rate episode 4 of BBK/BRNK ? A stealth train? Really? I can understand having the main characters of BBK/BRNK travel around in a train, and I can understand giving them a vehicle with some kind of stealth system, but the two just don’t seem to blend... Read more
Dagashi Kashi Episode 4
How would you rate episode 4 of Dagashi Kashi ? Dagashi Kashi pulled off its most consistently funny episode by far this week, featuring two half-episode stories that were each more compelling than almost any of its prior material. It was a fundamentally simple episode, and each of its... Read more
Heavy Object Episode 16
How would you rate episode 16 of Heavy Object ? It’s official: I’ll be referring to the enemy Object pilot by her nickname of Ohoho for the remainder of the series. I no longer care what her real name is, because “Ohoho” is simply too much fun to say... Read more
How would you rate episode 4 of Shōwa Genroku Rakugo Shinjū ? Our heroes are now futatsume, or journeymen rakugo performers. As such, they’re no longer financially dependent on their master – although that doesn’t keep Sukeroku from mooching his butt off. By contrast, Yakumo is much more principled,... Read more