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”
Hinamatsuri once again hits one out of the park… I take a look at this week’s carrots… and I try my hand at poetry! All this and more after the jump!
Continue reading “Spring 2018 – Week 7”
What’s this? Published on time? With screenshots and reasonably fully worked out thoughts and everything? What is the world coming to?
It’s my thoughts on this week’s shows, plus mid-season gut check time! Hit the break and let’s talk!
Continue reading “Spring 2018 – Week 6 & the mid season gut check.”
Well, here we are for another week of fast hot takes on what I’ve watched this week, along with some links to interesting views elsewhere. Hit the jump and let’s dive right in shall we?
Continue reading “Spring 2018 – Week 5”
Another week, another roundup of this week’s shows.
This week’s surprise discovery – a character’s name in a series this season has an unexpected real world meaning. What character? What meaning? You’ll have to read the entry to find out!
Seriosuly, I love sharing the odd side bits of information I find when researching shows.
Anyhow, hit the jump and let’s get right to it!
Continue reading “Spring 2018 – Week 4”
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”
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”