"There's a lot of nitty-gritty characterisation lying within Waver and El-Melloi II, and the series expertly digs into this to become the most compelling character study of the year"
Tag: summer 2019
"As a screenplay, Granbelm is quite weak"
Summer 2019 Anime Retrospective
With the season over, I go over how the season evolved and cover the highlights.
Senki Zesshou Symphogear XV Review
"I’ve long since reconciled with the fact that Symphogear no longer cares for compelling drama as long as it can entertain on a superficial level - and this season certainly does"
Dumbbell Nan Kilo Moteru? Review
"It’s oddly inviting. And oddly inspiring, too."
Kimetsu no Yaiba Review
"the sheer amount of time wasted to try and cop a feel out of an exhausted resource, halfheartedly and misguidedly, is so far from greatness, or even good"
"the different plot lines harmonise for a cathartic, heart pounding crescendo"
Araburu Kisetsu no Otome-domo yo Review
"A drama with gigantic stakes, massive emotions, and one that somehow walks the tightrope precisely to not fall into melodrama"
Sounan Desu Ka? Review
"It's just a few girls hanging out on an island, using nature to get by. And very little more."
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"