Hand Shakers Episode 12
How would you rate episode 12 of Hand Shakers ? Let’s start off by breaking down what this final episode of Hand Shakers actually gives its audience. The first half, predictably enough, consists of the big fight between our heroes and Nagaoka & Mayumi. It’s just as sloppily animated... Read more
ACCA: 13-Territory Inspection Dept. Episode 12
How would you rate episode 12 of ACCA: 13-Territory Inspection Dept. ? We really haven’t changed, have we? Jean’s last line to Nino sums it up best. In this week’s climax, ACCA stayed true to its laid-back nature by turning Lilium’s carefully plotted usurpation into a theatrical exercise that’s... Read more
Tales of Zestiria the X Episode 24
How would you rate episode 24 of Tales of Zestiria the X (TV 2) ? Whoa, whoa, whoa. I have to wait a month to find out what happens next? When this episode ended on a terrible cliffhanger, as Sorey tried to armatize with all four remaining Seraphim in... Read more
Yowamushi Pedal New Generation Episode 12
How would you rate episode 12 of Yowamushi Pedal New Generation ? Even though this episode of Yowamushi Pedal New Generation is titled “Conclusion”, I think we’re about to embark on a new cour, perhaps with new OP and ED songs. This is the twelfth episode, and while other... Read more
One Piece Episode 781
How would you rate episode 781 of One Piece ? Last week found the Straw Hats sneaking into a Navy base, searching for food and having their cover blown before they could indulge in too many costume/identity shenanigans. Now, the crew are the targets of the three Marine rookies... Read more
Gabriel DropOut Episode 12
How would you rate episode 12 of Gabriel DropOut ? Gabriel DropOut goes out on a fun and appropriately low-key finale. After being mentioned several times, Gab’s straight-laced sister Zelel makes her grand entrance and helps advance the story without shaking things up too much. Like many comedies, the... Read more
Gintama Episode 328
How would you rate episode 328 of Gintama. (TV 5/2017) ? Gintama closes out its latest cour by concluding The Battle on Rakuyo, the series’ longest story arc to date. Although this season’s rapid-fire pacing sometimes made the proceedings feel disjointed and difficult to follow, it still ranks as... Read more
ClassicaLoid Episode 24
How would you rate episode 24 of ClassicaLoid ? I’ve relished every episode of ClassicaLoid so far, from the sublime to the ridiculous. Even its silliest episodes have left me with a smile on my face and a spring in my step. Still, few got me as thrilled or... Read more
ONIHEI Episode 12

ONIHEI Episode 12

Reviews Mar 28, 2017

How would you rate episode 12 of Onihei ? I have a sneaking suspicion that this week’s episode of Onihei was adapted from one of the original author’s longer stories. The subject matter – the near-fall of Heizo’s subordinate Koyanagi after the tragic deaths of his wife and newborn... Read more
Blue Exorcist: Kyoto Saga Episode 12
How would you rate episode 12 of Blue Exorcist: Kyoto Saga ? From the very first episode, this second season of Blue Exorcist began with a clear central conflict, one that has nothing to do with either the journey to Kyoto or the battle with the Impure King. Sure,... Read more