Jul 26, 2015

Posted by in Himouto! Umaru-chan

Himouto! Umaru-chan episode 03

Well, it was to be expected that they would add a new character soon. I’m sure there’ll be more showing up soon, but this particular character really stands out. I’m honestly not sure I even like her from what I’ve seen so far.

[HorribleSubs] Himouto! Umaru-chan - 03 [720p].mkv_snapshot_09.25_[2015.07.25_23.52.47]I’m talking about Kirie-chan. She’s a shy, evil-looking girl that followed Umaru around like a stalker in order to return something of hers. I just don’t like the idea of Kirie thinking that she met Umaru’s little sister. It’s way too farfetched and strange. Why not just let Kirie discover Umaru’s little secret? Kirie has no other friends that she can talk to, so why not? Maybe the two could build a friendship that would last a lifetime if that happened. But this is just strange. Her entire personality is just strange; she instantly became chibi Umaru’s servant and she seems to worship the perfect Umaru. That’s not really healthy.

[HorribleSubs] Himouto! Umaru-chan - 03 [720p].mkv_snapshot_23.13_[2015.07.25_23.53.21]I’m guessing that that blue-haired girl, Sylphy or whatever her name was, will also become one of the regulars. She keeps popping up and I’m sure she’ll continue to do so as long as perfect Umaru’s walking around. Every time Umaru does well, which is pretty much most of the time, she seems to appear out of nowhere.

I think the ending was the best part. It was so funny that I actually fell of my chair. I think this may have been the first time that Umaru really relied on her brother for something other than money or help. What made it so funny is how he chose to prioritize the laundry over his frightened little sister. I saw that scene three times in a row. It didn’t stop being funny.

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Jul 25, 2015

Posted by in Ore Monogatari!!

Ore Monogatari!! episode 16

Okay, I finally found something that I dislike about Rinko-chan. It took me a while to find something on her, but I finally have. I’m surprised that it took me this long to be very honest. Normally I would’ve found at least have a dozen things by the time we reach the third episode.

[HorribleSubs] Ore Monogatari!! - 16 [720p].mkv_snapshot_05.59_[2015.07.24_23.39.57]They all decided to go out together and at one point they stopped to get something to eat. I believe it was soup or something like that. Rinko kept blowing and making a ‘just-listen-to-me-blowing-cutely’ sound. She doesn’t like her soup hot, but the way she blew was so incredibly annoying and noisy that it actually caught my attention right away.

I am also surprised that Takeo’s latest admirer tagged along on their little trip. Rinko played it cool and tried to bond with her. And yeah, she realized that she had no chance with Takeo, but I still think that it was a really weird move. I won’t even be surprised if she becomes a regular character now that she’s become friends with everyone.

[HorribleSubs] Ore Monogatari!! - 16 [720p].mkv_snapshot_19.41_[2015.07.24_23.40.14]Anyway, it’s been sixteen weeks and a lot has happened. Every week has been a wonderful adventure, no doubt about it, but I am still waiting for that one episode where Takeo gets to meet Rinko’s parents. I just can’t wait to see their reaction as that enormous guy wants through that door and introduces himself as their daughter’s boyfriend. Their reaction will be priceless and I simply need to know how they will deal with it. Besides, that might just be what they need to give their relationship a little boost. I mean, I don’t want to wait until the very last episode until they give each other a little kiss or something like that. Just make it happen already!

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Jul 24, 2015

Posted by in Gangsta.

Gangsta. episode 04

This episode was just awesome! It had everything; loads of action and loads of interesting scenes that ended up answering quite a few questions. It’s shocking that next week’s episode might even turn out better than this one.

[Ohys-Raws] Gangsta. - 04 (ABC 1280x720 x264 AAC).mp4_snapshot_03.47_[2015.07.23_23.30.34]I’ll just start off with a rant about Worick and his roots. I believe we already learned a tiny bit about his past, we must have, seeing as I knew that he came from a wealthy family. Little did I know that he was being prepped by his father to become some crappy elitist pig. It was also kind of surprising how his servants hated dealing with him and how he kept dealing with people around him. I’m not going to say that it was just him being immature because of how wealthy his family was. His mother was losing his mind, his father was cheating on her and the only one he could talk to was a deaf kid called Nicolas.

[Ohys-Raws] Gangsta. - 04 (ABC 1280x720 x264 AAC).mp4_snapshot_13.32_[2015.07.23_23.30.57]It was nice to know that the two didn’t meet one another in the army or something or were survivors of some horrible war. That would’ve been far too cliché. No, Nico was Worick’s bodyguard and the two became really close because they had quite a few similarities despite them living in different worlds. No wonder that they’re still together.

Now, I’m really interested in the next episode. I want to see how Nico will deal with that other Twilight guy. He’s quite a young guy, yet his skill with those blades is something to be feared. He’s fast, cunning and skilled. This should force Nico to fight seriously for a change. I can’t wait to see what both of them are capable of!

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Jul 23, 2015

Posted by in Overlord

Overlord episodes 02 & 03

I was already considering writing about Overlord. It looked promising to begin with, but the second episode didn’t really give me a clear idea of what I can expect to see in the future. This episode made up for that and really liked what I saw.

[Ohys-Raws] Overlord - 02 (AT-X 1280x720 x264 AAC).mp4_snapshot_20.42_[2015.07.22_23.43.21]Last week’s episode was more like an intro. It was to build up a little suspense and show us the bigger pictures of the protagonist’s guild. He met them, verified their loyalty and gave them orders in order to secure their domain in case of an attack. It shouldn’t be all that surprising that he’s good at it; he’s been playing that game a long time and knows all about it. It’s like asking an old sci-fi die-hard to explain the Star Wars movies to you; he knows all. All he needed to do was make sure that everything was exactly the same or at least similar as in the game.

[Ohys-Raws] Overlord - 03 (AT-X 1280x720 x264 AAC).mp4_snapshot_21.49_[2015.07.22_23.43.55]This week’s episode was far more interesting because it showed us a great deal. It shows us that the protagonist doesn’t plan on killing all the humans in that world. He wants to become ally and probably gain control by helping them and winning their alliance. That’s one way to go; get people to worship and follow you because of your power.

But that’s not the real reason I decided to write about it; I just like overpowered characters. We have a character that can use magic of a level so high that he has no known equal. I simply cannot help but love a story like that, even though they sometimes tend to become a little bit predictable. That is why I am looking forward to the next episode.

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Jul 22, 2015

Posted by in God Eater

God Eater episode 02

Yeah, God Eater seems promising. A lot of people have been badmouthing it because of the way they’ve done the characters, but I’ve already gotten used to it. It was the same thing with the Knights of Sidonia. Look past it and you’ll find something interesting.

[HorribleSubs] GOD EATER - 02 [720p].mkv_snapshot_06.14_[2015.07.21_23.43.40]But yeah, the artwork is not the reason why I decided to write about God Eater. I simply like overpowered and rebellious characters. I became instantly interested when the protagonist decided to disobey orders in order to help save as many lives as possible. He did not stay behind because he was told to. He wanted to go out and help people and that’s exactly what he did. Who cares if they didn’t like it? I hate organisations and government in general because they’re always selfish and corrupt, which is why I’m hoping that the protagonist will continue to rebel from time to time.

[HorribleSubs] GOD EATER - 02 [720p].mkv_snapshot_13.23_[2015.07.21_23.43.55]Renka will now be thought by Rindou. I think that’s much better than doing those virtual reality exorcizes over and over. I don’t know a lot about Renka, but he strikes me as the type of character that learns more from actual combat than to practice in some facility. I just hope I’m right, seeing as some of those “higher-ups” are playing to take away his God Arc.

I don’t know what to expect at this point. I’m sure that Renka will do fine under Rindou’s command. I’m more worried about Renka losing sight of his own ideals. I don’t want him to become one of those characters that follows orders to the very letter because he’s afraid of what might happen afterwards. He’s fine as he is now.

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Jul 21, 2015

Posted by in Working!!!

Working!!! episode 03

I never thought I would say this about a Working episode, but this one turned out to be quite productive. I can’t remember the last episode where any of the characters made any progress on the romance front.

[HorribleSubs] Working!!! - 03 [720p].mkv_snapshot_07.46_[2015.07.20_23.33.07]I never quite understood why Souta’s sister kept showing up at the restaurant. All she does is drink and screw around with pretty boys. She even decided to give poor Yachiyo some poor advice; to buy new underwear before she went out drinking with Jun-kun. Not every girl spreads her legs like she does. I wonder why Souta doesn’t just speak up for once, seeing as he knows that his sister likes sleep around after a couple of drinks. Just do the usual; hold an intervention and send her packing to one of those clinics that help people with addictions like that.

[HorribleSubs] Working!!! - 03 [720p].mkv_snapshot_20.22_[2015.07.20_23.33.25]I don’t even want to focus on Aoi’s desire to be petted by Souta nowadays. Nor do I want to focus on Hiroomi’s disturbing desire to constantly mess around with his colleagues. He wanted to stalk Jun on his date so badly… How sad is that!? That guy needs to stop being so damn nosy otherwise he’ll never make any friends.

But yeah, Jun and Yachiyo finally went on a date. I doubt that Yachiyo sees it as such, but that hug at the end was quite something! To most this doesn’t mean a thing, but to Working fans this means quite a lot. We all know how big a step that is for those two. Yachiyo doesn’t know a thing about love and Jun normally doesn’t know how to deal with it. It’s about time…

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Jul 21, 2015

Posted by in Summer Anime 2015

Venus Project: Climax

This is absolutely not for me. There’s too much singing and too much farfetched nonsense that I could never get in to.

Venus Project ClimaxI suppose the artwork is alright. I think? I mean, the characters look pretty nice, but the level of detail leaves a bit to be desired. And the music? Not very good.

This story simply doesn’t interest me. Girls start to sing and suddenly mechs materialize? Come on… It’s like slapping all Gundam and similar series in the face.

I will not be following this and I see no reason why I should recommend anyone otherwise.

Plot Summary: In a not too distant future, Japan’s data devices and video technology have been progressing to new heights, and people are abuzz about a new form of entertainment — Formula Venus. In Formula Venus or “F-V,” the chosen top idols battle in live performances with their willpower, skills, and all their experience gained.

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Jul 21, 2015

Posted by in Summer Anime 2015

Makura no Danshi

This was the absolute worst. I hate the person who came up with this, I hate the studios who worked on this, I hate the network(s) that aired this and I hate myself for actually watching four minutes of it. What a dreadful anime short.

Makura no DanshiI will admit that the artwork is good for an anime short. It’s surprisingly detailed, even though it’s this bad a show…

The problem is the story; there is none. All I saw was some gay teenager talking about tight butts and wanting a guy to sleep with him. Subtlety is dead I guess…

I cannot recommend this. If homosexuality was contagious, and let the record show that I think it is, then this is definitely one of the ways to catch it. My god…

Plot Summary: Featuring 12 “Makura no Danshi” (pillow boys), all full of distinctly individual personalities and each catering to viewers who like a certain “type.” The boys all live in the same town underneath a starry sky. Each of the “Makura no Danshi” will star his own weekly episode as they “sleep beside you and whisper.”

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