This week, mostly fast hot takes and I go full-bore grumpy old man on a couple of shows. (Hey! Maybe there’s my brand!)
If nothing else, do take a moment to read my discussion of Rokuhoudou. The second ep brings out some interesting things with regards to Japanese artisans.
So, let’s hit the jump and let’s dive right into it!
Continue reading “Spring 2018 – Week 3”
Once again wandering around YouTube, I came across an interesting AMV… The beautiful and haunting “Lonely Feather” (from Asterisk War / Gakusen Toshi Asterisk) used for an AMV for Your Lie in April (Shigatsu wa Kimi no Uso).
Hit the jump to check it out!
Continue reading “AMV – Your Lie in April”
Episode 24 – The Distant Promised Land
Yamato finally reaches Iscandar… But is it really over? Hit the jump and find out!
Continue reading “Yamato 2199 Group Watch – Episode 24”
I really should be working on other things, but it’s been a month since the last Worth Reading, and the good stuff just keeps piling up. So rather than delay things further…
Let’s hit the jump and take a look at what’s Worth Reading!
Continue reading “Worth Reading – 04/19/2018”
Well, here we are again – back for another season! There’s a couple of premiers to cover, and it looks like I may be saying goodbye to a few in the next couple of weeks!
Which shows make the grade and which might get the gong? Hit the jump and find out!
Continue reading “Spring 2018 – Week 2”
Episode 23 – One Man’s War
The episode starts with a huge explosion… a harbinger of the destruction to come. Will there be salvation?
Hit the jump to find out!
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I know you’ve been waiting for this – and here it is, my season review for Winter 2018!
There’s some good shows, some not-so-good, and a couple of absolutely amazing standouts. If you’ve been reading this all season, you can probably figure out which is which… So let’s hit the jump and count ’em down!
Continue reading “Winter 2018 – Season Review”
Well, the next batch of first impressions is finally here! Hit the jump, and let’s see what the season has to offer.
Continue reading “Spring 2018 – First Impressions (Part II)”
Episode 22 – The Star That is Our Destination
2199 has had many “before the battle” episodes, but this is the Big One. Yamato‘s crew and the Gamilas leaders both know this is the final turn of the cards…
Hit the jump, and let’s get ready for the final battle!
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Aaaand, the Spring 2018 season is underway and we’re off to the races!
OK, I couldn’t resist the pun… I promise I’ll behave myself (mostly). At least until the end of the post.
Anyhow, hit the jump and let’s chat about the first batch of new shows!
Continue reading “Spring 2018 – First Impressions (Part I)”