In this issue of the column, you’ll find a mix of successes and of disappointment. We begin by looking at one of Crunchyroll’s big bets for the season, Noblesse, and while it’s not terrible, it’s not amazing either.
In this report, we look at five anime including one of Netflix’s newest purchases in the ecological horror that is Japan Sinks 2020.
We’re looking at new shows like the surreally magical Dorohedoro which feels so different and unique, as well as new shows like A Certain Scientific Railgun T which is safely familiar but still very good.
I really enjoyed the first season of A Certain Scientific Railgun and subsequently was looking forward to the sequel. Somehow, though, I started to wonder whether A Certain Scientific Railgun S was more a reboot than a sequel. It’s not, but it does weave into the story arc of A Certain Magical Index. That’s the […]
The subtitle for my review of A Certain Magical Index was easy to come up with: Wizards vs Science. It’s just as easy for the sequel. In this story Kamijo and Index find themselves up against all sort of foes but especially churches and their penguin-esq army of nuns. Yes, nuns. If this doesn’t make […]
I rather liked the look of Trinity Seven from the preview Geek Native posted back in 2015 but watching it left me uncertain. The premises is kinda cool. Arata Kasuga finds himself in a world of trouble after a magical apocalypse happens and it is probably his fault. In fact, the very world we have now […]
As mentioned in my review “Wizards vs Science” of A Certain Magical Index that the best character in the show is Misaka Mikoto. Misaka can manipulate electrical forces to such an extent that she’s a formidable warrior and a favourite tactic is to accelerate small items like coins at such speed that she acts as […]