This was a long time coming. (more…)
The latest slog in the current arc of My Hero Academia has Karandi and I looking at different spots for hope and dismay. What offering do the hero gods bring forth this week? And will either of us even appreciate it enough to pray in humble gratitude? Let’s spin the focus to our thoughts now! (more…)
I won’t say much about this one, as I believe it’s another experience that’s especially heightened when people go in blind. All that may potentially spoil is the following proclamation: I’m going to have to watch something sickly sweet now because FUCK was this depressing. (more…)
Back at the time, I opened my “review” of Umi Monogatari by highlighting how underrated it is, listing notable anime titles with higher average ratings I found it superior to. While this receives nowhere near the kind of shit ratings Ume Monogatari gets, it’s still confusingly low in my mind. Its average rating on MAL is a measly 7.4, putting it within the 2000’s in terms of overall average in the database. (more…)
Read our thoughts, probably skip the episode.
The higher they rise the harder the fall I guess. In the grand scheme of things I’m guessing this episode wasn’t actually that bad and yet as both Kapodaco and I will lament, it doesn’t have any of the spark that made My Hero Academia appealing in the first place.
Last week there was some disagreement between Karandi and I about the importance of stakes within the episode that either perturbed or held stable our confidence with the events moving forward. This week I have a feeling that our mindsets will be a little more in sync.
To start with the point, this episode was rather weak. Do you see what I did there? I got to the point very quickly. This episode did not. While the stakes were visibly set by the tone of the episode, on a more practical level, not much really happened in this episode…
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