This will contain spoilers for episode 6. Gamers! begins with the main character, Amano Keita, being recruited to the school’s Game Club by a beautiful heroine, Tendo Karen. He meets the other members, each of whom is a master at their respective genre of video game, and each with a dark past explaining their mastery… Continue reading Look at that title. ‘Gamers!’ What a complete and total red herring.
If I had to describe Tsuki ga Kirei in one word, it might be “subdued.” In some ways, it even lacks a driving force for the plot; there are no goals, no antagonists, simply the passage of time moving the story forward. Yet, to call it relaxed would be mildly understating the focus it gives to the day… Continue reading Tsuki ga Kirei impressions
Localized with the title of “My Youth Romantic Comedy Is Wrong, As I Expected,” Oregairu centers on Hikigaya Hachiman, a prideful cynic with nothing to be proud of. Together with Yukinoshita Yukino, a meritocratic idealist; and Yuigahama Yui, a naive optimist, they form a club that provides help to anyone who asks. While Yukino often wishes… Continue reading Oregairu, S1 vs S2
This is an emergency post; episode 9 was terrifying. I realized after the last two episodes that the conflict between Izetta and Sophie is a conflict between narratives of hope and narratives of reality. Narratives have the power to move entire countries, and this is not lost on the series with its heavy focus on propaganda.… Continue reading Shuumatsu no Izetta