Must-read Monthly Monday (Oct. ’20 ed.)

If it's not specified, the time period covered in this post is from the 21st of September 2020 to the 26th of October 2020. Other People's Reads It wouldn’t be a round-up post without them. However, since I scour people’s archives on a regular basis, these may not even be from the right time period…... Continue Reading →

Buster Bros: An Analysis

Inspired by posselovebot's analysis (<- spoilers for the TDD and BB & MTC manga involved). Note for this post the baseline knowledge I am expecting for this post is you've watched Rhyme Anima episode 2, but I am also including some factoids from other parts of the franchise, so in that sense it's a middle... Continue Reading →

Fall 2020 First Impressions: The Final Load

HigurashiHypMic100-manTonikawaMajo no TabitabiYashahimeMunou na NanaGrace of the GodsMaou-jouIWGPCrusade (there was half an episode dropped in advance, but I waited until the full episode was released to put impressions here)AkudamaJujutsu KaisenKamisamaTaisoMoriartyGolden Kamuy 3Magatsu You'll notice some anime are pushed back a week like I've done previously, but most aren't. The subscription I mentioned in this round-up... Continue Reading →

My Stand on Anime and Manga Controversies

Admittedly, I am just using a framework from various bloggers, including Joe, for this post (several of the links are dead though, which is why I didn't link each blogger individually), but...these problem are evergreen, are they not? This is just a set of opinions, like most things on here...but obvious disclaimer is obvious. Anime... Continue Reading →

Room for Precedent

Contrary to how hush-hush some of anime production is, you can predict certain things from patterns and the like. Unlike this post, which is about foreshadowing in episode 0 of Zenonzard, this post is about the meta. You know, when you're so excited for an upcoming anime, you dig into whatever you can. With certain... Continue Reading →

Fall 2020 First Impressions: A Feast of Fall Fantasy Anime

...yes, I just had to make the alliteration happen. Wandering Witch finally dropped, so here's the new list: HigurashiHypMic100-manTonikawaMajo no TabitabiYashahimeMunou na NanaGrace of the GodsMaou-jouIWGPCrusade (there was half an episode dropped in advance, so I have impressions for that too)AkudamaJujutsu KaisenKamisamaTaisoMoriartyGolden Kamuy 3NoblesseMagatsu The subscription I mentioned in this round-up post means I now... Continue Reading →

Fall 2020 First Impressions: A Return to Form

If everything goes to plan, here's what I'll watch, in the rough order I'll get to it (give or take Crunchyroll's early-season promotions of giving one episode free): HigurashiHypMic 100-manTonikawaMunou na Nana Grace of the Gods Maou-jou IWGP Crusade (there was half an episode dropped in advance, so I have impressions for that too)Akudama Jujutsu... Continue Reading →

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