August-September 2021: Four Long Titles and a Really Short One

There’s no higher praise for an anime than saying it made me read a book. The first novel of My Youth Romantic Comedy is Wrong, As I Expected was even better than the anime. The author found a way to squeeze a clever punchline onto every page, if not every paragraph, and I’m tempted to find out if he could keep it up for the entire novel series.

What do you get when you mix the structure of a generic isekai anime, the powers of The Amazing Spider-Man, and attitude of Dusty Attenborough? So I’m a Spider, So What?

Tatariakashi-hen was the best arc of Higurashi Sotsu, and it’s likely stay that way given that state of Kagurashi-hen at the time of this writing.

I’m not sure whether Prisma Illya Licht the Girl with no Name sounds more or less depraved with proper German pronunciation. That’s the most in-depth analysis I’m willing to give you until the final movie comes out, so I also threw in a filler review of the EJ Anime Theater.

The shortness of 86 doesn’t stop with its title. Its 11 episodes flew by, and its themes were kind of basic. Yeah, we get it, racism is bad. I’m looking forward to the plot twist in Season 2.

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