Summer Travel Roundup: 2014

Monday, September 15th, 2014

Kyoto Approximately 70% of Kyoto consists of temples, shrines, castles, and souvenir shops. They’re pretty cool, but if you’ve seen one you’ve seen them all. I didn’t go to the Geisha district. They’re too family-friendly in this day and age. I didn’t go to the Kyoto International Manga Museum, which is basically a glorified manga […]

Umineko (anime) > Umineko (VN)

Sunday, December 29th, 2013

Remember how everyone was always bitching about the Umineko VN being SO much better than the anime? (Yeah, I know you could replace “Umineko” with any VN adaptation and hear the same bullshit.) I watched the anime. Then I read the VN. Then I rewatched the anime. Here’s the red truth: 1. The Anime was […]

Higurashi Can Do No Wrong

Saturday, June 2nd, 2012

Higurashi can make as many filler episodes as it wants. Lazy premises, cheesy jokes, plot holes, rampant pedophilia—who cares? I will watch every one, buy all the merchandise, and then burn it when I find out the seiyuu aren’t virgins. Only Higurashi can get away with an opening theme called Happy! Lucky! Dochy! The Higurashi […]

Hail to thee, Kamp Umineko no Naku Koro ni

Friday, December 25th, 2009

After waking up from a dream about destroying Springfield Elementary School Kyoto Animation, Bart Baka-Raptor joins Lisa [your name here] warpshadow, halfadeckshort, and Alejo at the breakfast table, where they excitedly discuss spending the summer at Kamp Krusty Umineko no Naku Koro ni, a summer camp run by Krusty the Clown Studio DEEN. A week […]

Describing Hajime no Ippo: New Challenger without using the word “Perfect”

Friday, March 6th, 2009

Berserk + a real ending Claymore – Raki Mouryou no Hako + subtitles Soul Eater – everyone except Stein and Medusa Kibure + an appearance in episode 14 Miniami-ke – all the non-Hosaka scenes Gankutsuou – the ambiguously gay ending Higurashi – the noise complaint I got for blasting the intro theme at 4AM Maddox […]

Higurashi is a bad show for meanies

Tuesday, April 1st, 2008

First of all, Mion’s boobs are way too big. Then we find out that she has a twin with equally large (if not slightly larger) boobs. Just what anime needs: more boobs. Boobs and twins. Twins and boobs. Ugh. If you’re not into boobs, there’s always Rika. Everybody seems to think she’s cute, just because […]