Archive for February, 2012

The Rating System Flow Chart: Version 1

Sunday, February 26th, 2012

Even if you’ve never previously come across my oft-copied, time-tested rating system, there’s no need for me to explain it, since it’s so intuitive that I’m really only writing this paragraph to boast about its practical elegance. Three degrees of good. Three degrees of bad. Simple, yet meaningful. Not a single throwaway or ambiguous grade. […]

Hunter x Hunter 335: Why?

Saturday, February 11th, 2012

Spoiler warning: In certain rare instances, it may honestly be more exciting to get spoiled by a blog post than to read the manga itself. To call this scene/chapter/arc anticlimactic would be an understatement. Merely seeing Ging’s unobscured face early in the arc was enough of a letdown. Then we find out he has at […]

Soul Eater is pretty good when it doesn’t suck

Tuesday, February 7th, 2012

Surely the Soul Eater manga couldn’t have the same shitty sense of humor as the anime. Surely the very first chapter I attempted to read wouldn’t have that stupid toilet bowl joke. That was three years ago. Only recently had the emotional and psychological scars healed. I was ready to give Soul Eater another chance, […]