How would you rate episode 7 of Garo -Vanishing Line- ? Alas poor Sister, we knew you—not all that well to be honest, seeing as you were never even given a proper name. Still, it’s a testament to how well this week’s episode of Garo -Vanishing Line- works that... Read more
How would you rate episode 7 of Kino no Tabi – the Beautiful World- the Animated Series ? I just don’t know what to do about Kino’s Journey at this point. While it treated us to a fairly benign episode last week, that may have just been a trick... Read more
How would you rate episode 6 of Dies irae ? NOTE: Due to my busy holiday schedule, episode 7 is unlikely to get a separate review. It will instead be covered with episode 8 in two weeks. One of the lingering questions about Dies irae is how much budgetary... Read more
How would you rate episode 7 of Recovery of an MMO Junkie ? Recovery of an MMO Junkie has run through some pretty big plot points over the last couple weeks, so it shouldn’t come as a huge surprise that the series stops to catch its breath in this... Read more
How would you rate episode 7 of Y?ki Y?na wa Y?sha de Aru: Washio Sumi no Sh? ? NOTE: Due to busy holiday plans, there is a good chance that episode 8 will not get a separate review. It will be covered in conjunction with episode 9 in two... Read more
How would you rate episode 7 of King’s Game The Animation ? King’s Game was quite literally on fire last week, so maybe it’s not surprising that this episode isn’t able to escalate its ambitions. It does at least try to surprise the audience, though as usual the execution... Read more
How would you rate episode 6 of Inuyashiki Last Hero ? Note: Due to my packed holiday plans, episode 7 may not get separate coverage if it streams late next week (after Thursday night). If that happens, then it will be covered with episode 8 in two weeks. If... Read more
How would you rate episode 7 of Konohana Kitan ? After a few weeks of setting the focus on side characters and self-contained stories, it’s nice to see Konohana Kitan letting its audience simply hang out with the core cast. A festival episode is the perfect easygoing setup to... Read more
How would you rate episode 7 of Food Wars! The Third Plate ? It doesn’t sound so bad at first – Azami’s plan to reinvent Totsuki could be seen as a much more egalitarian structure, free of the torments imposed by the previous elitist administration. But seeing his policies... Read more
How would you rate episode 7 of J?ni Taisen: Zodiac War ? American filmmaker Howard Hawks once said that he thought a good movie was any feature that contained “three great scenes, and no bad ones.” Modern Japanese animation made for television is very different from the American cinema... Read more