Archive for September, 2016

Kimi no Na wa: Excellent, for a Movie

Saturday, September 24th, 2016

Nothing has 99.8% a satisfaction rating. Nothing. Well, this is new. I usually review anime long after it’s faded into irrelevance. This time I’m reviewing a movie within a month of its Japanese release. Spoilers actually matter. Proceed with caution. Kimi no Na wa currently occupies the #1 ranked spot on MyAnimeList. It’s the first […]

Space Brothers: Not enough Space, not enough Brothers

Monday, September 19th, 2016

Space Brothers has the best portrayal of an adult sibling relationship I’ve ever seen in anime. Most of the anime isn’t about that. Space Brothers has the best portrayal of a realistic space mission I’ve ever seen in anime. Most of the anime isn’t about that. What’s Space Brothers really about? Trolling. Space Brothers is […]

Most of Bleach wasn’t Good

Saturday, September 3rd, 2016

I designed my ratings flowchart to give a + to long-running shounen anime that had fallen from grace. I gladly gave it to Naruto, but it’s with a heavy apathetic heart that I can’t do the same for Bleach. Despite horribly jumping the shark, the majority of Naruto was good. Bleach didn’t even come close. […]