"They want to use their journalistic craft to bring an end to the bloodshed, and Flag shows how they can do that - by capturing life, humanity and peace"
"In these scenes, no matter how sad it gets, this movie is no tragedy porn; it moves the heart in such a more complicated, genuine and hearty way."
"while the handling of Lena's story in relation to the concept's exploration is 86's best asset, Lena herself is probably its greatest weakness"
"The bomb dropping may well be the most jaw-dropping sequence of animation to come out of Japan, and that's no small feat."
"Mobile Suit Gundam is a truly excellent anime in it opening stages, taking a modicum of time and extrapolating it into something grand."
It’s not unsurprising for a show to field something extra special in the middle of the season. Let's see how Fall 2019's best do just that.
"Even when it takes liberties with the story, the dramatic moments are theatrically portrayed with such vigour"
"December Sky really needs an hour or so more"
"Being an all-style action show could have been a way to shift Fairy Gone’s rather bleak storytelling component to the background, but unfortunately there’s another issue here: it’s a weak production"
"the show never really does more than tell its overly simple story with a weakly developed conflict"