"the out-of-genre cutesy sequences that encompasses the majority of the episode feel like a necessary evil before we get to the good bits"
"To be blunt, the anime lineup for Summer 2020 looks utterly dire."
"Natsunagu shows that we all have stories to tell and Natsuna will be damned if her's doesn't end with a happy ending"
With the new season, I try and find the motivation to get excited for a lacklustre lineup. And Bakarina.
"our boy Caiman cleans some toilets"
"That was true in episode one, and it's true of episode seven; little has changed. The hook was defined early and hasn't evolved or developed - if anything, it's degraded, because none of this is a system shock anymore."
"Kuutei Dragons is consistently stunning"
With the season kicking off, how does each show stack up?
"Is this an attempt to expose the shallowness of the idol industry? Considering Miu's cynicism this episode, it might just be."
"Kotoko's characterisation is something that logically shrinks, moreso than expands, as she talks more and more"