The good parts of the series are behind us, and this set of episodes crosses over from “things I can appreciate and roll my eyes at” to “this actually makes me apoplectic with rage.” Nuriko deserved better when I was a teenager, and she deserves better now.
It’s back! This is probably the strongest run of the show–Miaka is active, the romantic plot tumor is minimal, and the ensemble dynamic is good (Nuriko still deserves better). More detailed show notes are over at Anime Feminist
[I ended up with some surprises on my watchlist this season–things I didn’t think I’d like but ended up sticking with, and things I was excited for that wound up being a disappointment.] Given the sheer number of promising new titles as well as the limited nature of […]
Tis the season once again. Now that the Fall season is well on its way, there’s a minute to look back on some summer faves. We’ve logged all the Fall 2017 premieres, so now it’s time to take a look back at our favorites fromlast season. Princesses, heroes, and soccer […]
Once upon a time I read one of the seminal 90s shoujo series (I…read a lot of Yu Watase, actually). It sucked me in and made me real mad, and then I didn’t think about it for a long time. And I never watched the anime. When I […]
More premieres! Featuring my far-and-away pick of the season. Like last time, I have a quick sum-up of the review and a link to the longer one if you want a more detailed breakdown.
It’s that time of year again! I’m absolutely crushed under the weight of the premieres this season–good and bad. Here’s the first batch, summarized in a sentence with links to the longer review, and you can look forward to more in the coming week.