Category: Anime

Working: “That” kind of show done right

This is why you don’t go around calling every show that tries to tell jokes “slice of life”. I’ll have to assume they suck and ignore them, like I did with Working’s first two seasons. I ended up watching Working’s […]

Dragon Ball Super: Stupid

Shitting on DBZ is a rite of passage for anime critics. While many shows have glaring flaws, DBZ has the rare honor of remaining the most well-known and most egregious example of the very flaws it prototyped over two decades […]

Kakegurui = Evil Lesbians + Gambling

Kaiji had ridiculous stakes. Liar Game had brilliant strategy. Then nothing happened for a while. Now the gambling genre is back in full force with the sadism of Kakegurui. Kakegurui is about a bunch of psychotic lesbians shit-talking each other […]

The Gayest Anime of 2016

In the mood for another sports anime after watching Haikyuu, I considered checking out Yuri on Ice. There was just one problem: it seemed a little too gay, even for a sports anime in the year 2016. So I checked […]

Mob Psycho 95/100

The following three things almost always make anime suck: Spirits Crappy jokes Intentionally ugly character design Mob Psycho 100 not only survived these abominations but thrived despite them. Written by the same author as One Punch Man, Mob Psycho 100 […]

Asshole or not? You decide.

Akame ga Kill is finally over. The last two times I talked about it, I projected a +++. Regrettably, it fell short. Manga Grade: ++ Anime Grade: + My biggest miscalculation was predicting four years ago that the manga would […]

The Greatest Match in Sports Anime History

The greatest match in sports anime history isn’t Haikyuu’s Karasuno vs. Shiratorizawa. It’s the football version of the exact same match from a decade earlier: Eyeshield 21’s Shinryuuji vs. Deimon. From pre-game to post-game, Eyeshield 21 took 9 episodes, one […]