I Finally Watched Them!
While author Tsukasa Fushimi has done other, smaller works, he’s mostly known for Oreimo and Eromanga Sensei. I’d go as far as to say that, at least in Oreimo’s case, that the series carries the same kind of cultural weight to the medium that other titles such as Cowboy Bebop or Code Geass have, albeit for those deeper into the medium. This is a bold claim, but the notoriety that his works have is the whole reason I’ve threatened to watch these two titles for some time now. It’s not like Tsukasa Fushimi’s work was positively received in the same way that those other titles were, much less so today, but it would also be completely incorrect to say that they didn’t leave a lasting impact. Now having watched both his flagship works, I couldn’t help but wonder just what’s wrong with onii-chan? Continue reading “What’s Wrong with Onii-chan? – A Look at Tsukasa Fushimi’s Work”
Riding the waves of Eromanga…
I did that intro already in my Fall 2017 anime impressions article which you should totally check out. Despite what things may first appear, what A Sister’s All You Need ends up being is a hodgepodge of romance, comedy, meta-narrative, drama… thing. I’ve heard a lot about how it is just baseless pandering and repetitive jokes with an overly sexual focus but coming from a guy who is pretty quickly turned off by stuff like that I actually found myself enjoying this. A lot. Continue reading “A Sister’s All You Need – Not What You Think”
I have something exciting planned for you all. For the first time EVER I’m going to be reviewing every Fall 2017 show I watched. As you may well know, I typically watch very little seasonal anime but this time I decided to watch quite a bit. You may recall my first impressions article I did awhile back, boy did some of my thoughts change! Any way, here’s a look at the review order:
- Recovery of an MMO Junkie – This series is actually finished and I know a lot of folks already talked about it but I have something different planned than the angle everybody else took. Expect this one out next week!
- King’s Game – I’m pretty sure everybody knows this show isn’t that good but I will end up completing this one. Consider it an obligatory review but one we can all have lots of fun with. Expect this reasonably fast once the season is up.
- A Sister’s All You Need – Now we enter the territory where these reviews will take a little longer to get out. I aim to have this release one week after the King’s Game review.
- Juuni Taisen – If I plan well, this will release just a few days after the last review.
- Ancient Magus’ Bride – Mid-season review. Since this series will still be continuing into the next season, I’ll just be doing another impressions article on my thoughts so far (spoilers, I am loving it!).
- Kekkai Sensen & Beyond – This will take the longest to get out. I’m watching the simul-dub for this one. I aim to review season one during the waiting time.
That’s the plan folks! Of course, I will still be doing other content sprinkled between but I hope you will look forward to this review lineup. I have some ideas I’ll be trying out here that I think you’ll really enjoy. Until then!
Usually, I don’t, but This Season I’m Watching Quite a Bit
Other than watching more than usual this season, I thought this would be a pleasant surprise after my short leave of absence. More than a few people have been wanting to know what I was watching this season and my thoughts so, by popular demand, I thought I’d finally do one of these things! I’ll walk through each show, my progress so far, and general thoughts. If a title you were hoping I’d cover is missing, it means I’m either not watching it or just don’t have access (it’s more likely to be the latter). Continue reading “Fall Anime 2017 Impressions – I’m Actually Doing One of These?!?”