"The themes of Season 2 - of privilege, of perspective imbued from upbringing and being a good person despite - are really well handled, it's just annoying that lame plot beats like kidnapping have to move them along."
Tag: reverse harem
Watashi ga Motete Dousunda Review
"The boys aren't nice people, and it contributes to the silliness."
Otome Game no Hametsu Flag shika Nai Akuyaku Reijou ni Tensei shiteshimatta Review
"Bakarina makes it seem like it's so easy to imbue a cast with humanity and agency without sacrificing any of the fun"
Otome Game no Hametsu Flag shika Nai Akuyaku Reijou ni Tensei shiteshimatta Episode 1 Review
"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"
Spring 2020: What I’m Watching
With the new season, I try and find the motivation to get excited for a lacklustre lineup. And Bakarina.
SpaceWhales’ Top 10 Anime of 2019
With the year concluding, it's time to countdown the best anime of the year.
In the grand scheme of things, how important is the finale?
"To address this question, I will take a step back and look at what makes an ending, deconstructing the narrative importance of an ending, and coming to terms with how important the ending is in the grand scheme of things."
Chuubyou Gekihatsu Boy Review
"These moments go a long way to making the show so feel-good, because the banter is rock-solid, yet always kind"
Brothers Conflict Review
"there is an art to 'so bad that it's good', and Brothers Conflict hones the craft"
Chuubyou Gekihatsu Boy: Episode 1 Review
"Gekihatsu Boy definitely imbues spunk into the reactionary humour"