"there is no cohesive vision"
Vinland Saga Review
"Prologues, naturally, have a tendency to eschew conventional storytelling to move its actors into place to tell the story it really wants to tell, and thusly Vinland Saga's entire run suffers from a lack of meaningful pacing and clear goals."
Kochouki: Wakaki Nobunaga Review
"Even when it takes liberties with the story, the dramatic moments are theatrically portrayed with such vigour"
Summer 2019: Half Time Check-in
With most anime at their midpoint, I take a look at how each is stacking up (and try not to gush too hard!)
"the show never really does more than tell its overly simple story with a weakly developed conflict"
Vinland Saga Premiere: Episode 1-3 Review
"In this crawl to get through the synopsis' main draw, it's making for middling TV and an awful lot of promises"
Kochouki: Wakaki Nobunaga Premiere: Episode 1 Review
"I think it would be a mistake to sleep on this one"
Jigoku Shoujo Futakomori Review
"There’s so many possible outcomes that the series could have ended in, yet it found surprise after surprise to really astonish me"