Category Episodics

Hataraku Maou-sama! 10 – Obligatory beach zoo episode.

Maou-sama is one of the few shows that stands out among this season’s pack, offering a splendid interplay between the generic and the original. Advertisements

Shingeki no Kyojin 03 – Hanging Diaper Training

Starkly contrasting the horrific pacing issues with the last two episodes, the third finally settles in with a more milquetoast attitude.

Shingeki no Kyojin 02 – My Drama Can’t Be This Bad!

With a discombobulated splurge of infodumps and perpetually gloomy characters, Shingeki no Kyojin is the same as ever—bleak, grim, and downright melodramatic.

Aku no Hana 02 – Despair with the Devil

This episode of Aku no Hana tells its tale in a more conventional style than the previous. And despite some hiccups with the rotoscoping, it manages to work its wonders yet again.

First Impressions: Toaru Kagaku no Railgun S

Here we have another season of Railgun, and boy has the Index franchise have had its ups and downs.

Yahari 02 – It’s better than you think!

When you watch a high school club romcom adapted from a light novel with an elephantine title, you can just expect it to be an archetypal story played ad nauseam. It can be a bit of a shock then, if the show manages to pleasantly surprise you. While Yahari largely sticks to its guns with […]

Devil Survivor 2 The Animation 02 – Shonenmon

Devil Survivor 2 continues to convince me that video game adaptations are a terrible idea.