"Some sharp comic timing, brutal facial expressions from Tazusa and amusing hijinks mean the series has a real bop to its comic portions, and it naturally glides between them and the more serious or romantic parts with wit and charisma"
"The bomb dropping may well be the most jaw-dropping sequence of animation to come out of Japan, and that's no small feat."
"it is stuff like Clannad that represent the worst of television"
"It's a frantic, distressing ride to the finish line, but the foundation isn't quite there to make it an epic one"
"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."
"I appreciate the attempt at glorifying following your dreams with a feministic viewpoint, but outside of an atmospheric rural landscape, Only Yesterday could do a better job"
"Teichi doesn't have a strand of agency throughout the whole show, and the entire show crumbles in his absence"
"Mobile Suit Gundam is a truly excellent anime in it opening stages, taking a modicum of time and extrapolating it into something grand."
"there is an art to 'so bad that it's good', and Brothers Conflict hones the craft"
"This grimly lit puzzle of a show is defined by its strong attention to atmosphere"