Aug 29, 2015

Posted by in Ore Monogatari!!

Ore Monogatari!! episode 21

Okay, now this I don’t mind. Ore Monogatari just got a little bit more interesting. It’s just a damn shame that it took so long. There are only three episodes left and although I am happy by what I’m seeing so far, I still want to see that one episode…

[HorribleSubs] Ore Monogatari!! - 21 [720p].mkv_snapshot_06.30_[2015.08.28_23.58.54]But yeah, I’m happy. Makoto has been helping Takeo all this time. He gave him advice, stuck around when he needed to and more. It is very rewarding to see him finally get interested in a girl himself. Well, kind of. I mean, that girl, a grey-haired girl with glasses, has been stalking him for years, which is kind of creepy, and she finally, thanks to Takeo, managed to muster the courage to confess to Makoto and ask him out on a date. So what if Takeo and his girlfriend are going? It’s still a double date. Makoto is finally making a little progress, even if he can get better.

[HorribleSubs] Ore Monogatari!! - 21 [720p].mkv_snapshot_17.14_[2015.08.28_23.59.11]There. I said it. I think Makoto can get better. Am I happy that he’s about to go on a date with a grey-haired girl with glasses that has been stalking him all this time? Not really. I’m just happy that he’s finally moving forward and that he’s giving dating a fair chance. He has rejected every one so far. Hopefully this will motivate him.

The next episode can be dedicated to their date. I am fine with that. But I still want to see that one episode where Takeo meets Rinko’s parents. I think it’s highly unfitting that the show should end without Takeo having met Rinko’s parents. I mean, Rinko’s practically part of the Gouda family already in the eyes of Takeo’s parents. Now it’s Rinko’s turn.

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Aug 28, 2015

Posted by in Himouto! Umaru-chan

Himouto! Umaru-chan episode 08

I am running out of time but I still want to schedule this post for tomorrow. I hate days where I don’t even have time to watch all the episodes that come out. Someone screws up at work and I, the usual hero, have to fix it all.

[HorribleSubs] Himouto! Umaru-chan - 08 [720p].mkv_snapshot_06.59_[2015.08.27_23.42.15]I do have to admit that I liked this episode. I saw a chance for Umaru’s brother to have a girlfriend of his own. His childhood friend obviously has a thing for him and she has no trouble showing it. Why not just give her a chance? It would be way better to be a two income family when you have to take care of an otaku sister.

The rest wasn’t all that special. It turned out to be a Christmas episode where they were all enjoying the holidays. I have no problems watching characters enjoy traditional Japanese culture. There are times where I actually learn a thing or two. I wouldn’t mind seeing another one of these episodes next week, provided that blue-haired girl gets as much air-time as this week (or not at all).

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Aug 27, 2015

Posted by in Overlord

Overlord episode 08

This episode was incredibly epic! I am so glad that I chose to believe in Overlord. It hasn’t disappointed me yet. Waiting for the next episode will be a real challenge. It’s not like I can go read the manga; the anime is way ahead of the translated edition of the Overlord manga.

[Ohys-Raws] Overlord - 08 (AT-X 1280x720 x264 AAC).mp4_snapshot_07.46_[2015.08.26_23.33.10]So Momonga’s allies were slaughtered like pigs by that insane woman. I liked that little twist about that little boy actually turning out to be a girl. It’s so simple and unexpected; I like it. But I think I can make one thing clear here; they weren’t friends. Momonga feels no sadness about their deaths. It surprised me a little to hear him say that he’s mad because his work went wasted. He wanted to use them as tools to spread his name throughout the city. I don’t know if I should find that awesome or unnecessarily evil, but I like where this is going.

[Ohys-Raws] Overlord - 08 (AT-X 1280x720 x264 AAC).mp4_snapshot_20.49_[2015.08.26_23.33.50]I also kind of hope that Nabe will deal with that annoying geezer fast and show up with his head just as Momonga is about to fight that woman. I would really like to see the look on her face as she realizes that she’s not up against your average adventurers. They did a great job at making the viewers hate her guts. I just want to see her sweat just before she gets defeated. The thought of her realizing that she has no chance of victory after all that she has said and done is simply orgasmic. I really, really hope that I won’t be let down next week.

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Aug 26, 2015

Posted by in Summer Anime 2015

Chu Feng: B.E.E

So there’s no actual God Eater episode this week, which makes me really sad, but at least they didn’t waste an actual episode on fillers. I was actually surprised by this one. I thought for sure that I would end up hating this. In the end I found this rather watchable.

Chu Feng B.E.EI mean, the artwork is nothing special. It looks alright, I suppose. The characters look nothing special but at least the mechs and the tech looks alright. Fact is; I have seen a whole lot worse than this. That’s for sure.

The story is questionable. It’s a really dark story from the looks of it and I definitely like the action. People are getting shot and crushed all over the place. I just find the story questionable since the first episode didn’t have a big impact. I just know there was a hostage situation going on but I have no idea why. It’s hard to know what’s going on right now.

This is fifteen minutes of action-filled sci-fi anime. I’m not going to say that it looks promising. It doesn’t. The artwork is alright and the story is, at this time at least, pretty questionable. You’ll just have judge this one for yourselves. I for one will be giving the second episode a try.

Plot Summary: In 2017, a group of genius scientists achieve a remarkable breakthrough in bioengineering. However, all the new technologies are put into military use, beginning a new round of arms race. Vanguards, as the most significant achievement of the modern bioengineering and the most advanced weapon, are widely utilized in the race. Although vanguards are exceptionally combat-effective, their life expectancy is shortened by the nanomachines they use. Usually, most vanguards will retire from the army after a number of years in service.

The heroine Liuli has also consumed too much of her lifespan after executing missions for a long time. With only 380 days left in her life, Liuli receives a new mission, to rescue a hostage being held in a civilian facility. It is without doubt a difficult mission for a vanguard like Liuli, who only knows how to kill and battle. However, Liuli obediently decides to accept the mission in the end.

During the mission, Liuli surprisingly finds that the man who holds the hostage was once a vanguard. The former vanguard Zhongrong Zhou cries and asks the government to hand over the son of Eden. As a vanguard, Liuli feels deep contempt against Zhou. To eliminate the scum of the vanguards, a battle between two vanguards begins…

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Aug 25, 2015

Posted by in Working!!!

Working!!! episode 08

I should’ve known better. I thought that we’d see less of Aoi now that she’s been reunited with her family. Not only did nothing change, we actually get to see both her mother and her brother more than ever, even though I care for neither one of them.

[HorribleSubs] Working!!! - 08 [720p].mkv_snapshot_09.08_[2015.08.24_23.28.54]I suppose the headline is still Souta’s increasing interest in Mahiru. He keeps thinking about her and I think he’s close to admitting once and for all that he likes her. He, a so-called adult, likes someone his age instead of ‘cute’ things. I’m sure this will continue for a few more weeks before something actually happens. If something even happens. But anyone can tell that they’re planning to end it all with this season. I doubt we’ll get to see a fourth Working season after this. They are really wrapping things up at an incredible pace now.

[HorribleSubs] Working!!! - 08 [720p].mkv_snapshot_18.18_[2015.08.24_23.29.08]I am also starting to think that we’ll never get to see Souta’s mother. She’s been a big mystery throughout the series and there are a lot of questions that involve her. That is why I will be really disappointed if none of those questions get answered. Their relationship is still too much of a mystery at the moment.

I’m guessing that Jun and Yachiyo will get their turn before Souta and Mahiru. They have been going back and forth since the beginning. In fact, I would not be surprised if they started on that next week. Yamada has been reunited with her family, Otoo-san has his wife back and even Popura is growing a little. Things are ending after all this time…

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