Well, on top of having a bit of writer’s block, last week was also my birthday… and I wasn’t going to push myself and struggle to get something out on my birthday. And then of course, the writer’s block persisted into this week.
So, this entry covers two weeks and is once again in the “grumpy old man goes for speed” mode… Sumimasen!
So, hit the jump and let’s run down the past two weeks and my mid-season thoughts on each shows. Any guesses as to which ones get dropped?
Continue reading “Fall 2018 – Week 5/6 & Midseason review”
Is it just me, or did Iroduku get a whole lot better this week? (Not that it wasn’t good before!) All that and more coming up… So hit that jump and let’s dive into this week’s shows!
Continue reading “Fall 2018 – Week 4”
Bloom into You was… just wow this week, the strongest episode this week and arguably of the season so far. Tsurune finally premiers, and doesn’t wow me at all. All this and more after the jump!
Continue reading “Fall 2018 – Week 3”
We say goodbye to Titan as it goes on hiatus and to a couple of other shows as they hit the drop bin… But here was also some darned good episodes this week. Hit the jump and let’s chat!
Continue reading “Fall 2018 – Week 2”
Wow… it’s been a busy week… The rest of the season premieres, plus a bunch of shows start to expose their true colors in the second episode. And of course, we got Asuna in badass mode! It’s been a good week! Hit the jump and I’ll run down my week!
Continue reading “Fall 2018 – Week 1 / First Impressions Pt II”
OK, it’s not quite that bad… But with everything else I’m working on I do have to admit to being sorely tempted to just leave it at that.
Anyhow, hit the jump and let’s take a look at my picks for next season.
Continue reading “Fall 2018 preview – This almost fits into a tweet.”
Just for fun, each season I’m going to look back four years to see what I was watching back then and talk about what I thought of it then and now. Since its Summer 2018, that means it’s time to look at Summer 2014 and cringe (or not) at what I watching back in my larval days.
Hit the jump and let’s travel back in time to Summer 2014!
Continue reading “Looking back – Summer 2014”
It’s been a long trip we’ve made together… there’s been some highs, been some lows, but Spring 2018 is finally over. This week, I wrap up the rest finales in my own inimitable grumpy old man style. Give it a read, and drop me a comment letting me know what you think!
Continue reading “Spring 2018 – Week 12, finales abound!”
Busy, busy week… Two finales, several penultimate episodes, and quite possibly the finest episode this season. All this, some thoughts on the differences between heroism in The Incredibles and My Hero Academia, and more after the jump!
Continue reading “Spring 2018 – Week 11”
Two weeks on hiatus, plus a certain amount of laziness on my part… And now I’m really behind on my writing. So, this week is going to mostly fast takes on what’s been happening with regular coverage resuming next week. (Just in time for the first of the finales.)
Continue reading “Spring 2018 – Weeks 8-10, the speed run edition”