Sep 17, 2014

Posted by in Barakamon

Barakamon episode 10

What’s this!? Could I have been wrong? Could it be that we’re getting a couple of serious episodes? Don’t get me wrong, these past ten weeks have been delightful. I just think that a few serious, progress-filled episodes would do this show a lot of good.

[HorribleSubs] Barakamon - 10 [720p].mkv_snapshot_09.25_[2014.09.16_23.30.11]So Seishuu-sensei has been working on his calligraphy and experienced a lot of ups and downs. He finally got inspired and created something that he thought was good, after which he submitted it to some competition. Now we are saddled up with a nervous Seishuu-sensei and a group of people that want him back home.

So yeah, Seishuu seems to have finally gone home. Permanently? I don’t know. All I know is that he seems to have left without having said anything, although he did try to. Let’s just face it; a guy like that belongs in the city and not in some remote village with a few dozen local hicks. I doubt he would like to spend the rest of his days being dominated by little children.

[HorribleSubs] Barakamon - 10 [720p].mkv_snapshot_18.04_[2014.09.16_23.30.24]So Seishuu left, huh? The end? No. I don’t think so. I actually thought about the possibility of Naru and the others visiting him in the city after they find out that he’s gone, but will they? Will they really? Those characters have gotten really attached to him so it’s definitely a possibility. I personally think it’s more likely that he will go back to his home city to attend that competition in person and listen to what people have to say. But after that I actually think he’s going back to that little town where he got inspired in the first place. I don’t know… We’ll just have to wait and see how this will play out.

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Sep 16, 2014

Posted by in Sword Art Online 2

Sword Art Online 2 episode 11

I am now one hundred percent sure that Shino’s stalker is the one behind that Death Gun nonsense. There are too many coincidences and everything points to him in my mind. Am I seriously the only one that sees this!?

[HorribleSubs] Sword Art Online II - 11 [720p].mkv_snapshot_04.39_[2014.09.16_00.19.44]So Kazuto thinks he has figured out Death Gun’s methods. He thinks that Death Gun is working with someone else. Death Gun A kills characters in-game and Death Gun B visits players’ houses when they are in-game and do not realize that someone has entered their home. This Death Gun B supposedly injects the players with a poison of some kind as soon as Death Gun A shoots that player in-game with that black handgun of his. This makes it seem as though Death Gun A has the ability to kill players in real-life via the game, even though Death Gun B is the one that does the actual killing.

[HorribleSubs] Sword Art Online II - 11 [720p].mkv_snapshot_21.56_[2014.09.16_00.20.18]It’s a very farfetched theory. This would mean that Death Gun B is currently standing beside Shino’s bed. She cannot logout because he might harm her anyway and she cannot get shot by Death Gun A because Death Gun B will then inject her with that poison. This just leaves them with two options; find a way to signal people on the outside so that they can rush to Shino’s house and apprehend Death Gun B or work together to defeat Death Gun A, hoping that Death Gun B really does leave without doing anything to Shino. This just goes to show that that Stalker really is one of the Death Gun’s. No way did he look over her shoulder. He just knows her address because she either told him or because he follow her home after one of their real-life meetings. I’m sure that’s it.

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Sep 15, 2014

Posted by in Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei

Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei episode 24

I am forced to keep this post short and simple due to a severe lack of free time today. Mind you, this episode definitely deserves a review of at least three hundred words. Just calling it epic wouldn’t be enough. I have a good feeling about the ending…

[HorribleSubs] Mahouka - 24 [720p].mkv_snapshot_05.30_[2014.09.14_23.39.27]So the convention got attacked by terrorists with guns. How boring. It took Tatsuyu a couple of seconds to turn things around. It just goes to show that that guy is a natural born leader. He shouldn’t be following that major. They should be following him. The fact that he led that group to safety just proves my point.

And did you see the look on everyone’s faces when they found out that Tatsuya was a secret agent and that they were forced to keep his identity a secret? Finally some well-deserved recognition. It was foolish of them to even think that Tatsuya was like them. God… This episode was so wonderful that I might actually watch it again tomorrow. I’m completely hooked right now.

[HorribleSubs] Mahouka - 24 [720p].mkv_snapshot_15.09_[2014.09.14_23.39.46]Anyway, I don’t know if all the students are safe. They are bound to encounter more terrorists. All Tatsuya can do now, especially now that his true identity has been revealed, is fulfil his mission. That last scene where Miyuki did something to Tatsuya was the cherry on top of the cake. Many theories are already going through my head (the more likely one is that Tatsuya can finally use his “full power” now that Miyuki undid some magic of some kind). I can’t wait to see next week’s episode, even though we all already know that Tatsuya is going to defeat every single one of those terrorists himself is he has to. That’s just the kind of overpowered main character that he is.

P.S. I am fully aware that I failed to keep this post short and simple. What can I say? This episode made me want to write.

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Sep 13, 2014

Posted by in Tokyo Ghoul

Tokyo Ghoul episode 11

Yeah, okay, bite me. We are eleven weeks in and Ken is still extremely weak. He can’t do anything, he can’t say anything and he doesn’t even try to escape his current predicament from what I’ve seen. I foresee a mediocre ending to be very honest.

[Ohys-Raws] Tokyo Ghoul - 11 (MX 1280x720 x264 AAC).mp4_snapshot_09.33_[2014.09.12_23.40.28]Tokyo Ghoul had a powerful start. The horrific action captured the attention of many anime fans and a lot of them, including myself, are rather disappointed by how things played out. It is no secret that I’m a sucker for overpowered main characters, but to have the protagonist so laughingly weak that he can’t even defend himself or try to escape somehow when he’s being held in a room where some lunatic tortures him from time to time… Yeah, that is just shocking, especially if you consider that Ken, a rare one-eyed Ghoul, is supposed to be stronger than regular Ghouls, provided you believed what the other Ghoul, Itori, said a few episodes ago.

[Ohys-Raws] Tokyo Ghoul - 11 (MX 1280x720 x264 AAC).mp4_snapshot_20.29_[2014.09.12_23.40.08]It really is sad that Touka and the rest of Anteiku had to gather in order to help save Ken, but to think that Shuu, an enemy whom we were led to believe was dead, showed up to help as well… What a disaster. Still, all will be forgiven if I get to see Yoshimura, the old man that owns that café, fight against a powerful opponent.

You know what I really disliked about this episode? I disliked the part where they finally gave us a glimpse of a white-haired Ken. They waited eleven weeks to show us that, and they only showed us at the very, very ending of the episode. We will actually have to wait until the next episode to see what has happened to Ken (probably got himself another personality due to that torture, just like that other Ghoul).

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Sep 13, 2014

Posted by in Majimoji Rurumo

Majimoji Rurumo episode 10

Accept it, people. There will never be a normal Majimoji Rurumo episode. Don’t even bother trying to think about the next episode. You won’t be able to predict it. Trust me, I tried many times during these past few weeks.

[Anime-Koi] Majimoji Rurumo - 10 [h264-720p][021CE0A6].mkv_snapshot_07.31_[2014.09.12_23.37.55]All hell was going to break lose when I started watching this episode. Rather, I knew it would. Things cannot stay the same when you mix Kouta and a group of naked girls with a Japanese hot spring. You automatically already know that Kouta’s going to do everything in his power to prove to the world that he’s a perverted force to be reckoned with. Making it a mixed bath instead of a traditional both for men and women separately was like comparing a few drops of oil with a whole oil tanker. You basically just gave that pervert the right to look (and touch) all he wants.

[Anime-Koi] Majimoji Rurumo - 10 [h264-720p][021CE0A6].mkv_snapshot_19.56_[2014.09.12_23.38.28]I dare call that normal, actually. At that point I started to wonder when something strange was going to happen, because it always does happen one way or the other. This week was no exception either. Kouta got his hands on a special bottle of water that had the ability to turn him into a wolf over time. All the more reason to believe that the author was high on cocaine.

Now, I may have been seeing this or I may have just misunderstood the whole situation, but I think there was a little spark between Rurumo and Kouta, don’t you think? Rurumo saved him once again and I am pretty sure that Kouta and Rurumo had a little moment there that they won’t forget. This is Majimoji Rurumo, so I may be overthinking things, but I am keeping my fingers crossed nonetheless.

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