Rebooting and Reloading

There are soft reboots and hard reboots…and then the tough-to-categorise reboots… I honestly haven’t followed Lupin III that long – I knew he existed because of his team ups with Detective Conan and a MAME game, but I didn’t really care about him until Part 4 came to Crunchyroll and even then I didn’t care... Continue Reading →

These Ladies Are Underrated! (tag post)

Jenn left her tag post open to everyone, so I'm going to get it out of the way so that it doesn't suddenly die off as these tags tend to do... More rules... Please PINGBACK to me at Kate @ Melting Pots and Other Calamities. Or just Kate. And PINGBACK TO A SPECIFIC POST OF MINE.... Continue Reading →

Sending Off Spring 2018

There was way too much good stuff this season, so putting down some final thoughts for each will be pretty hard... Boueibu is still missing an episode due to its delay, plus Nobunaga no Shinobi and Boku no Hero Academia are continuing, but otherwise these should cover the entirety of the show. If not specified,... Continue Reading →

Ode to Anime Studios – TMS Entertainment

I remember some comments on Anime News Network saying TMS was “on fire” this spring season with Lupin III Part V and Megalobox. Y’know what? I think they’re right. TMS isn’t a name that’s thrown around a lot, come to think of it – despite them being the studio behind Detective Conan and a bunch... Continue Reading →

The Game’s Afoot

One show I didn’t expect to like as much as I did this season is Lupin III Part V… The reason I’m enjoying Lupin III so much is because Zenigata and his fellow police have gamified the usual police chase so that (in Lupin’s words) “everyone’s a cop now”. Considering the way people use their... Continue Reading →

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