Archive for December, 2011

The Tatami Galaxy: Incredibly Clever, Somewhat Enjoyable

Monday, December 26th, 2011

The Good: May be the most clever anime I’ve ever seen. The Bad: “Artistic” ugly. Annoying side characters. Entangling plot and metaphor. Coming too soon after Endless Eight. The main character talks too fast. Michael won’t shut up about it. Final Grade: +

Presented Without Comment

Sunday, December 25th, 2011

Shingeki no Kyojin = (Shadow of the Colossus + Evangelion) / 2

Saturday, December 17th, 2011

Well played, Shinobu Kaitani, well played. Bringing Liar Game back from hiatus as soon as it got the Baka-Raptor Bump. A brilliant strategy befitting the creator of Liar Game. Or so I thought. Liar Game’s scanlating group announced it would delay the latest chapter of Liar Game in favor of some other manga I’d never […]

Sunred outdoes its Premise

Thursday, December 1st, 2011

I’ve seen way too many comedies try to get by on premise alone. This kind of crap is all over Adult Swim. There’s no creativity to keep you interested once the novelty of the premise wears off. The shows either keep trying to milk the premise long after it’s been beaten to death or resort […]