How would you rate episode 12 of Love and Lies ? Samuel Beckett’s most famous play, Waiting for Godot, was once famously described as “a play in which nothing happens, twice.” While this is an oversimplification to be sure, it isn’t entirely unfair either.. Despite its intentional lack of... Read more
How would you rate episode 12 of Tsuredure Children ? Tsuredure Children came to an abrupt end this week, finishing off a charming season with one more dose of warm fuzzies. Given that this was an adaptation of an ongoing manga made up of relatively unorganized skits, this episode... Read more
How would you rate episode 11 of Princess Principal ? In the wake of last episode’s cliffhanger ending, the questions in my mind all week were “how is Ange going to extricate both her and Princess from this situation, and how many people might she have to betray to... Read more
How would you rate episode 805 of One Piece ? With Sanji’s flashback finished and Luffy’s battle with Cracker nearing its end, the Whole Cake Island arc is getting ready to change gears, and what’s coming next is a wild ride all its own. Twice in a row now,... Read more
How would you rate episode 11 of Centaur’s Life ? This week on A Centaur’s Life, kindergarteners learn shapes! To be honest, I’m sure what to do with this episode. This one in particular makes me feel like I’m reviewing Caillou or some other form of entertainment that’s obviously... Read more
How would you rate episode 12 of Katsugeki! T?ken Ranbu ? Of course Izuminokami didn’t cut down Horikawa. A tiny scratch on the cheek and a dramatic drop of Izuminokami’s Shinsengumi coat is enough to separate Hijikata’s swords for the first time since Horikawa followed their master into his... Read more
How would you rate episode 11 of Welcome to the Ballroom ? Don’t forget that pink-haired girl we saw briefly at the end of this week’s episode. She’s going to be important. That’s largely because with the end of the competition between Tatara and Gaju, Welcome to the Ballroom... Read more
How would you rate episode 10 of Altair: A Record of Battles ? If there’s anyone Louis ought to be watching out for, it’s Prences Aishe. She has a firmer grasp of politics than most of the other characters and the cold calculation to carry that knowledge to its... Read more
How would you rate episode 11 of Made in Abyss ? After last week’s harrowing gauntlet of suffering, it only makes sense that Made in Abyss would take one of its final three episodes to slow things down and take stock, especially since poor Riko is still completely sidelined... Read more
How would you rate episode 11 of Vatican Miracle Examiner ? Of course it would be cocaine. Vatican Miracle Examiner is exactly the kind of show that could somehow take its most baffling plot developments yet, a veritable Gordian Knot of unadulterated nonsense, and tie it all back to... Read more