August 2020: Making Moves

How do you make a move on a girl? Don’t do anything you see in KanoKari. Or do all of it, I guess. Check out my new Red Pill Analysis episodic reviews, in which I examine which romantic/sexual developments in anime are true to the real world and which are incel fantasies.

Episodes 1, 2, 3, 4-5, 6, and 7-8

I still haven’t forgiven Kyoto Animation for Lucky Star, K-ON, Nichijou, Endless Eight, Clannad, etc., but I’ll give credit where credit’s due—they’ve finally made something good.

Japan Sinks lived up to the hype for at least the first three episodes. Then they started playing it safe while pretending they were taking risks. I can’t say I didn’t like the show, but you know, it would’ve been better if more people died.

Gekkan Shoujo Nozaki-kun is an old-fashioned school-life comedy. In other words, it had reasonably likeable characters whose jokes you could see coming from across the horizon. Add a point or two if you’re a Japanese fujoshi.

After several months of Covid-19 delays, the final Heaven’s Feel movie came out in theaters, and it was well worth the wait. Will it inspire me to stay invested in the Nasuverse? I hope not, if I want to have a life.

Did I mention I moved? It wouldn’t be complete without a good old-fashioned room post. I haven’t done one of these in 12 years. This time I’ll make at least some effort to decorate…

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