October 13, 2011 at 5:21 pm Comments (59)
「舞踏会の殺人」 (Butōkai no Satsujin)
“Murder at the Ball!”
Given the staff involved I have no doubt that this will be a competently produced and directed series. The key question is whether the story and characters will come alive in future episodes, and make the series engaging as well as competent.
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October 13, 2011 at 1:00 am Comments (46)
「きょぜつ色のクッキング」 (Kyozetsu-iro no Kukkingu)
Two episodes later, I’m not so much impressed by Manglobe’s adaptation of Mashiro-iro Symphony as I am intrigued by how it has all the makings of just another high school romantic comedy, yet always seems to stop a step short of actually becoming one. It’s very odd I must say, because as soon as it looks like things are going to fall into an overused trope, the characters prevent that from happening.
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