Magical Girl Raising Project Episode 5 Review

Warning: Review contains spoilers! Hi guys! Trying a little something different for today’s review. I think this was the best episode thus far, and I’m pleased to see that this anime is improving every step of the way. Summary. As usual, we can divide this episode into two parts. In the first half, we find … Continue reading Magical Girl Raising Project Episode 5 Review

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Nanbaka Episode 4 Review: Comedy-Action, or Action-Comedy?

Warning: Review contains spoilers! Now begins the New Year’s tournament to see whose building is the best of the best in prison. Representatives from each building, including guards, are chosen to participate in a series of games. There’ll also be prizes for the winners! The whole thing is a spoof on any series with competition … Continue reading Nanbaka Episode 4 Review: Comedy-Action, or Action-Comedy?

Magical Girl Raising Project Episode 4 Review: Turnabout

Warning: Review contains spoilers! Intending to sabotage Snow White right before Fav announces the loser this week, Ruler orders her followers to steal all of her Magical Candies and cement her death. We’re treated to a fight between La Pucelle and the twin angels, a snapshot of Ruler’s real life, and a double sabotage by … Continue reading Magical Girl Raising Project Episode 4 Review: Turnabout

Yuri!!! On Ice Episode 3 Review: The Case of the Katsu Don

Warning: Review contains spoilers!!! Guys, this was an incredibly lovely episode. Though I haven’t consistently followed figure skating, I’ve hinted before that I do love it when I watch it, and the sequences featuring the skaters’ programs evoked the same mesmerizing and nostalgic qualities for me as when I do watch figure skaters on TV. … Continue reading Yuri!!! On Ice Episode 3 Review: The Case of the Katsu Don

Nanbaka Episode 3 Review: A Serious Bout of No Character Development

Warning: Review contains spoilers! Nanbaka episode 3 introduces yet another inmate: 99, a real shinobi from the Land of Shinobi who goes head-to-head against Jyugo in a jailbreaking challenge. The other three tag along for the ride since they want to judge whose skills are better. Other events include the pretty boy guard being seriously … Continue reading Nanbaka Episode 3 Review: A Serious Bout of No Character Development

Yuri!!! On Ice Episode 2 Review: An Analysis of Opposites

Warning: Review contains spoilers!  Even more than usual. “You have to do the opposite of what people expect. How else will you surprise them?” – Victor Nikiforov This quote summarizes just why Yuri!!! On Ice episode 2 works so well. The episode both 1) subverted expectations and 2) juxtaposed opposites in many different ways. It’s … Continue reading Yuri!!! On Ice Episode 2 Review: An Analysis of Opposites

Magical Girl Raising Project Episode 2 Review

Warning: Review contains spoilers! The second episode of Magical Girl Raising Project begins with a new predicament. There are too many magical girls in the region, so our favorite adorable-evil mascot Fav proposes a friendly competition. Every week, every magical girl will collect Magical Candies by doing good deeds for people. The magical girl with … Continue reading Magical Girl Raising Project Episode 2 Review