"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"
"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."
"What Eizouken has is bundles of creative visual art, but that gradually loses its shimmer as the show goes on"
"BOFURI is a delight to watch when Sally and Maple hang out"