With the summer season of anime at its near peak, I suppose it’s finally time for me to come out of my cave and write up some articles. This season of anime has been particularly lackluster for a mecha / adventure lover such as myself, but overall, I can say it has turned out better than I first expected. There are a few hidden gems this season that, as the season has progressed, have turned into shining stars. For now though, let’s jump straight into one of my favorite shows of the season: Gatchaman Crowds. As a quick note, I have tried to keep spoilers to a minimum, but proceed at your own risk.
I’ll stand up and say, during the first few episodes of Gatchaman, I didn’t like Hajime. I thought here to be airheaded, and a little unbalanced. Over energetic, out of control, and almost disrespectful of the where she was at. But as this story has progressed, a method in her madness has emerged, and she’s become the one thing that just might not only save the Gatchaman, but her world as well. Continue reading →
Can you believe it’s been over a year since this show started? Time has sure flown by. But, change is needed. This episode will be the last for awhile. A hiatus is in order to regroup, refresh, and reinvent. I’ve appreciated all the support from you guys. Don’t worry, we’ll be back this Fall better than ever. But until then, feel free to listen to our old posts, or check out the YouTube site. And, if you’re interested in joining on with the blog, and being a part of the new podcast on a regular basis, go ahead and use our handy form. Thanks again everyone!
We’re more than a third of the way through the summer season. Most shows have hit their stride, for better or worse. By this point, I’ve filtered through the shows I feel are worth watching, and am down to a core set of shows. And surprisingly, my plate is pretty full this summer. So, what had me thinking this week?
Good morning everyone. It’s 30C outside (86F) and the fires of the barbecues are lighting up: summer is upon us and we nerds sit inside and watch anime. Each week a different author does a weekly roundup of what they watched. So, without further ado, here’s week 3 (15/07 – 21/07) of the summer season. Continue reading →