"It's in the carefully handled tone where Fragtime finds its success"
"The boys aren't nice people, and it contributes to the silliness."
"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."
"From the collective that brought us the eponymous Pop Team Epic anime comes another stoner comedy that transcends the realms of animation"
"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"
With the new season, I try and find the motivation to get excited for a lacklustre lineup. And Bakarina.
"BOFURI is a delight to watch when Sally and Maple hang out"
"our boy Caiman cleans some toilets"