Entry #22: Sora yori mo Tooi Basho (SoM/A 2018)

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Let’s see what I watched during the Winter season of 2018:

Violet EvergardenKoi Ameagari, and the Basilisk sequel, which I never finished. Two decent shows, but nothing super substantial. I had seen that the show being spotlighted in this post was fairly popular, yet I never remember seeing any substantial hype for it around the anicommunity. Seasonal Prattle wrote one post on it some time back, but otherwise I’m either completely blind or I unintentionally ignored anything about it while it was airing.

I open with this because my question now, after seeing it, is “Where the FUCK have I been?” (more…)

Visualist x 100!! – My Hero Academia Season Three: Episode 14

We’re back, a Hero’s Story! (Working on the trademark.)

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Season 3 may not have started with a bang but it took us where we needed to go and All Might is now officially retired. So as we move into the second cour with a new opening and a new direction, what does My Hero Academia have to offer us in episode 14? Kapodaco and I share our thoughts on this latest instalment.

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Karandi:

This is an episode that starts out feeling like a lot of exposition and talking heads, but by the end brings itself together in a meaningful enough way that it works. Once again though, this is an episode that will work much better in a marathon viewing session rather than as an individual episode as there’s a lot of standing around and talking and the kids once again working on their powers.

What does sell the episode, is Midoriya. All Might calls him out on the…

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Entry #19: Amaama to Inazuma (SoM/A 2018)

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Y’know, prior to watching this, I always wondered why the girl in the picture above had a giant sandwich/baguette-like thing. Like, it looks so stupid, yet I was under the impression this series was not aiming to be stupid. Kind of dipped my expectations a little bit to fall under either “This is gonna be super silly” or “This is gonna be super cute.” It became both, with a spice of “This is kinda stupid.” (more…)