"This unimportant 'filler' is actually really crucial to see the characters and world existing outside of the plots, and it is where writing can easily add another dimension."
"It's in the carefully handled tone where Fragtime finds its success"
My philosophy for rating anime has changed over the years - all in the hope of becoming more accountable for my opinions.
"Kotoko's characterisation is something that logically shrinks, moreso than expands, as she talks more and more"
"There's something moderately pleasant about how silly and lighthearted the whole affair is"
"I think Eizouken went a bit above-and-beyond, and I began to fall in love thanks to that dedication"
"the rapid pacing means you can view its edginess with a mind to theorycraft and fantasise, or with pulpy violent entertainment for regular and efficient bursts. It's smooth"
"The actual astronomy elements are mere window-dressings, coming across as well written quirks of the leads personalities that draw them together and to distract from the eventual physicality we know these girls are destined towards but will never actually take part in."
"One for the dreamers, yes, but not necessarily one for the thinkers."