Category Archives: Episode Reviews

Yakking about a single episode, usually in depth.

Hybrid X Heart

Wow, surprised me to see how long it’s been since I posted. So, this season’s panderfest, Magias Academy HxH. I was writing a post about it that just kept getting longer and longer, trying to explain the balance of pandering … Continue reading

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Re: Zero ep. 2

Not going to get deeply into the episode, but the new OP gives away what Natsuki’s power is — which he figures out after he dies and respawns again. And yes, that’s his power; when he dies, it doesn’t stick. … Continue reading

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Sword Art Online, Reflections from ep. 17

I started to type this as a brief comment over at Brickmuppet’s place, but there’s a minor glitch in which it thinks I’m banned. It’s happened before; not worth bothering Pixy about. And then I got wordy…. Suffice to say, … Continue reading

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Aesthetics of an Antihero (rogue hero, maverick hero, whatever)

SubDESU is not exactly covering themselves with glory here; some of the translations were pretty….stilted. But beggars can’t be choosers and its not like I”m going to learn Japanese. Anyway, this was fairly average. Definitely not as fun as Campione, … Continue reading

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Campione, Ep. 1

When last I left you, I had read the first published novel (third story) of Campione! and was downloading the first episode. As I suspected, it was the first story chronologically (third novel). It was also a slam-bang barrel of … Continue reading

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Well this sucks… [updated]

I’m stuck somewhere with (only) wifi/iPhone access until tomorrow. And CR’s iPhone app is glitching, so I can’t watch Moretsu Space Pirates. Grrrrrr. Well, I finally deleted CR’s iPhone app and reloaded it, which solved the problem — mostly. Unfortunately … Continue reading

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Guilty Crown — the Stupid, it Burns!

I pretty much gave up on it when the stormtroopers showed up to stomp/arrest little miss secret agent/idol singer, but couldn’t be bothered to search the room or even question the male lead for the macguffin. Hello? Right there in … Continue reading

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