"His life was mundane; not the kind of story worth telling... but watching this old man reminisce is utterly gripping."
"To be blunt, the anime lineup for Summer 2020 looks utterly dire."
"Bakarina makes it seem like it's so easy to imbue a cast with humanity and agency without sacrificing any of the fun"
"the show fairly consistently finds new, exciting ways to keep its characters dumb, in full-control of their dumb decisions, and at the mercy of each other berating one-another only to become sillier and sillier and more sapphic by the minute."
My philosophy for rating anime has changed over the years - all in the hope of becoming more accountable for my opinions.
"Were this another anime, they might call his deterministic attitude and rigidity to his opinions a good thing, but anybody in the real world knows these aren't typically good character traits, and Revisions refuses to let him off the hook for it."
"From the collective that brought us the eponymous Pop Team Epic anime comes another stoner comedy that transcends the realms of animation"
"As quarantine crept up on me with a prowl, I laughed that my life would remain a constant"
"the situations ramp up in hilarity - from the awkward snickers that Catarina's world-uninformed antics arouse near the early episode, right up into the gut-busting ridiculousness of an eight year old recreating The Shining's 'Here's Johnny!' moment in the triumphant climax"
"What Eizouken has is bundles of creative visual art, but that gradually loses its shimmer as the show goes on"