Another season, another monthly impressions. This season offers us a wide selection of sci-fi, fantasy and comedy series coupled with carryovers from the summer so there’s bound to be something that catches your eye. This post brings you our initial impressions of shows that we’ve been following for the past several weeks (plus any summer carryovers). If you’re wondering which shows have passed the three-episode rule or which ones you’re missing out on, give this a read through. On the other hand, there may be shows that haven’t met our expectations and you’ll hear about them here as well. We would love to hear your thoughts on shows as well so if there’s anything that we could have missed, feel free to discuss it here.Continue Reading "Monthly Impressions – October 2014"
The long overdue new opening sequence is finally here and humorously enough, it looks a lot more exciting than the series has actually been.Continue Reading "Shirogane no Ishi Argevollen – 17"
「輝きの向こう側へ!」 (Kagayaki no Mukougawa e!)
“To the Other Side of the Light!”
Featuring: none of the scenes in this excerpt.
…Look, if you’re an IDOLM@STER fan you should have watched it anyway.Continue Reading "THE IDOLM@STER MOVIE: Kagayaki no Mukougawa e!"
「蠢く島」 (Ugomeku Shima)
“The Writhing Island”
The secret of the Chaikas is revealed, and it’s what we all pretty much assumed once a second Chaika popped up.Continue Reading "Hitsugi no Chaika: Avenging Battle – 04"
I’m sure nothing bad will happen to Izumi’s parents, right? A little trip from the city has never killed anyone…Continue Reading "Kiseijuu: Sei no Kakuritsu – 04"
「風の部族」 (Kaze no Buzoku)
“The Wind Tribe”
So begins the slow process from numbness to reanimation.Continue Reading "Akatsuki no Yona – 04"
「巨大迷宮(ラビリンス)と魔銃起動(マジックガンナー)」 (Kyodai Meikyuu (Rabirinsu) to ma Juu Kidou (Majikkugan’naa))
“Labyrinth and Magic Gunner”
Arata wins over the girl and saves the day, but not before he spends the rest of the episode getting lectured and being useless.Continue Reading "Trinity Seven – 04"
Klein, you game with five girls and you still go for the 2D waifu? Faaaaail.
Never mind those artsy, underrated, critically-acclaimed shows, this podcast is all about the big hitters! (Okay, we talk about the other stuff too.) It’s mainstream week with the Random Curiosity Anime Podcast, as well as a spoiler-free discussion of some of the shows that premiered this season.Continue Reading "RandomC Podcast #08 – Mainstream Voice Stream"
「呪縛を斬る」 (Jubaku wo Kiru)
“Kill the Curse”
Two deaths this week! This is madness! Can you guess who?Continue Reading "Akame ga Kill – 17"
「銀の弾丸で狙う場所」 (Gin no Dangan de Nerau Basho)
“Where to Aim the Silver Bullet”
Arise, Zombie Michiru, arise!Continue Reading "Grisaia no Kajitsu – 04"
「たまこラブストーリー」 (Tamako Rabusutourii)
“Tamako Love Story”
I once said that what Tamako Market lacked was romance, and that it didn’t make good on its potential by bringing real change to its characters’ lives. Now, with Tamako Love Story, they’ve done that. So the question becomes—did they succeed?Continue Reading "Tamako Love Story"
「巨人の王」 (Kyojin no Ou)
“King of Giants”
Continuing off of last week’s momentum, the story continues to dive deeper as it makes us wonder just how intricate a MMORPG can really be.Continue Reading "Sword Art Online II – 16"
「香る闇」 (Kaoru Yami)
Would you live your life again, only for the sake of living your life again?Continue Reading "Mushishi Zoku Shou – 12"