Nov 28, 2014

Posted by in Parasyte

Parasyte episodes 08 & 09

Whoop whoop! A double Parasyte episode? Does this mean there won’t be any next week? I sure hope not. If that was the case I would’ve rather saved episode nine for next week (if I could find it in myself to not watch that episode for a whole week when it’s within my reach).

[HorribleSubs] Parasyte - the maxim - 08 [720p].mkv_snapshot_18.40_[2014.11.27_15.23.36]I’ll do my best to summarize both episodes with this post. The first thing that comes to mind is how Shinichi has changed. I really like it. He is less of a coward and his way of thinking has changed too. This must be all that parasite DNA that’s currently flowing within him. He has become a lot more objective and he can actually be reasoned with now.

I also liked it when he held his own against all those bullies. His strength has skyrocketed without him becoming cocky. He is still very much passive. He attacks when someone else attacks in order to defend himself and the people around him. It took him a few weeks, but he has finally become a character worthy of the title protagonist.

[HorribleSubs] Parasyte - the maxim - 09 [720p].mkv_snapshot_21.11_[2014.11.27_15.24.16]It doesn’t end there though. A new enemy, as one could only expect, arrived on the orders of another parasite. It would seem as though they are forming their own society. This guy infiltrated Shinichi’s school in order to learn more about him. He claims his intentions are good but the way he grabbed that girl tells me otherwise.

Shinichi has a lot to do in the coming weeks. He has to keep that girl safe, seeing as she seems to have the ability to detect parasites, making her a target, and he has to keep an eye on the parasite that infiltrated his school. It is only a matter of time before he shows his true nature and forces Shinichi to kick his parasitic ass, especially if I am to believe the end of episode nine, which shows us that a fight is coming.

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Nov 27, 2014

Posted by in Trinity Seven

Trinity Seven episode 08

What an odd episode. Yes, there was progress and yes I learned quite a bit more about the characters, but at the same time it feels as though very little happened. This is probably just me overthinking things again though.

[HorribleSubs] Trinity Seven - 08 [720p].mkv_snapshot_10.51_[2014.11.26_22.39.01]Arata has become more serious than ever about magic. He is asking questions, practicing until he drops and he doesn’t joke as much anymore. That being said, why does it feel as though very little of that actually happened? I did not see him train. I did not see him learn new things. I basically saw the same thing that I’ve been seeing since the beginning; the protagonist getting into trouble by getting a bit too close to the girls even though sometimes it isn’t his fault. What happened to the things he had learned? Why skip over something so important?

[HorribleSubs] Trinity Seven - 08 [720p].mkv_snapshot_18.55_[2014.11.26_22.35.48]I just don’t understand it. What is the point of this episode? The only scene that I might actually try to remember was when Lilith lost the top part of her bikini and Arata, whom happened to be around again, got a nice eyeful of those busty melons of her, causing Lilith to go berserk and blast him away again. This stuff has pretty much become a routine.

At least the next episode seems to be quite interesting. It seems that Arata, thanks to the headmaster’s teleportation, finally found Hijiri again. Have they arrived in another world? Or did Hijiri simply vanish to another part of the same world? I feel as though we’re about to get a lot of answers to our many questions during the next episode.

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Nov 26, 2014

Posted by in Grisaia no Kajitsu

Grisaia no Kajitsu episode 08

Still not good enough. The story is just all over the place and things still don’t make sense. What can I expect from this? What is the point? Is there a goal that we need to keep in mind? I just don’t know. I’m getting tired of it.

[HorribleSubs] Grisaia no Kajitsu - 08 [720p].mkv_snapshot_04.42_[2014.11.25_22.23.21]Makina gets put in the spotlight once again. Yuuji already has her friendship in his pocket, so there was no point in focussing on that. To think that they would have her call him father, even though he is only a few years older at most, is just ridiculous. Let her call him Oni-chan or something. Don’t go overboard like this.

I’ll be honest. I was very tired when I watched this episode. There are some things that I did not get and other things that I did not care about. I know my Grisaia no Kajitsu posts have been rather negative lately due to lack of motivation. I would’ve been a lot more enthusiastic about this show if the story was even a little bit better.

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Nov 25, 2014

Posted by in Akame ga Kill!

Akame ga Kill! episode 21

Oh come on… I don’t really mind if they kill off less popular characters like Chelsea, but now they’re actually killing off badass characters that I really didn’t want to see dead. Night Raid keeps getting smaller and smaller…

[HorribleSubs] Akame ga Kill! - 21 [720p].mkv_snapshot_03.28_[2014.11.24_23.02.55]First thing’s first; Budo died. Mine used up all of her power and may or may not have damaged/destroyed her Imperial Arms, Pumpkin, in order to finish off that cocky man. What bothers me is that it has been said that he could fight Esdeath on equal terms. Really? Is Esdeath so weak that she could get killed by Mine’s blast? Or does it basically depend on the kind of weapon one is using? Esdeath uses ice attacks and Budo uses electricity attacks. I can understand that Budo might have a bit of an edge seeing as water (and I’m pretty sure ice as well) conducts electricity, putting Esdeath in a rough spot. But no, I don’t think he could ever beat Esdeath.

[HorribleSubs] Akame ga Kill! - 21 [720p].mkv_snapshot_17.51_[2014.11.24_23.03.16]Susanoo is dead. Once again another great character had to be sacrificed so that Tatsumi, a whinny child that does not live up to his words, may be saved. That was not an equal exchange, even if Budo got killed. Susanoo is what made Najenda strong. Now she’s just another woman with abnormal strength and a fake arm that she can eject towards things. Not really much of a threat.

Night Raid only has five members now. Sure, the Jaegers only have four, but they have Chelsea’s Imperial Arms and Sheele’s Imperial Arms. God only knows how many more of those weapons they have. They just need to find suitable people to wield those weapons in order to outnumber Night Raid. Things are not looking good for Night Raid right now.

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Nov 24, 2014

Posted by in Sword Art Online 2

Sword Art Online 2 episode 20

What a big let-down. I was really hoping to see how Asuna would deal with the uncomfortable situation she finds herself in at the moment. To think that I would have to go back to watching them play that games again…

[HorribleSubs] Sword Art Online II - 20 [720p].mkv_snapshot_12.45_[2014.11.23_22.40.25]Asuna has to deal with the decisions that her mother made for her. Decisions that change her life completely. She would have to change her school, stop seeing Kazuto and stop playing those games, which would also mean that she can no longer see her virtual AI “daughter”. All this in just a couple of days if I understood correctly.

What does Asuna do in order to deal with that information? She plays that game. She does not look for help elsewhere, she does nothing to change her mother’s mind and she does nothing at all that would otherwise change the path that her mother has set for her. To think that I would have to schedule two short posts today…

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