"you really have to be an older, more experienced anime fan to get all of Vlad Love's shtick"
"Because its DJ gimmick fails to expand, the only talking point, then, is how this is actually a CGI tech showpiece"
"It's got its fingers in several pies and none of them are given the dedication to be the 'oomph' factor to make the series worth watching"
"overall, it builds a compelling story, even if it's ultimately... not the one you'd expect going in"
"It's equal parts eloquently meaningful somehow punkishly pissed off political critique, and still adrenaline pumping thriller action. And it excels at both."
"if you didn't already want to eat the rich, you do now"
"The bomb dropping may well be the most jaw-dropping sequence of animation to come out of Japan, and that's no small feat."
"I do definitely have questions and there are definitely holes right now. Not that I mind too much, I had too much fun to care."
"It's in the carefully handled tone where Fragtime finds its success"
"Bakarina makes it seem like it's so easy to imbue a cast with humanity and agency without sacrificing any of the fun"