Oct 12, 2015

Posted by in Fall Anime 2015


Wow, Jesus… Anime forum all over blew up over this one. I can’t really understand why to be very honest. I know that there was a similar show over twenty years ago in black and white, but this isn’t my kind of thing.

Osomatsu-sanThe artwork is not to my liking. They are simply trying too hard and, because it is pretty much a parody, it makes it all look a little cheap. It’s the kind of artwork that looks like it’s easy to draw, you know?

And this story… Fine… I’ll admit that I laughed. They basically make fun of other (well-known) shows in order to try and make you laugh.

Comedy fans that don’t mind watching some of their favourite shows get raped; eat your hearts out. This’ll be for you. I’m not sure if I will be following this since it isn’t my kind of comedy.

Plot Summary: Matsuno household has six naughty and mischievous sons (who are sextuplets), led by the eldest Osomatsu. They were grade schoolers back in the Shōwa period, but despite of still living in the same old household, the street view as well as the life style of modern day society have changed drastically.

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Oct 8, 2015

Posted by in Fall Anime 2015

Shingeki! Kyojin Chuugakkou

I can only describe this as a big slap in the face to all Attack on Titan fans. Attack on Titan was a stroke of pure genius. A brand new author decided to become a mangaka and struck gold with his first serialization if I am to believe the stories. But this… This is just bad.

Shingeki! Kyojin ChuugakkouI’m not even going to take the artwork seriously. They are just trying to profit as much as they can off of Attack on Titan. It was an international success and I’m sure the second season, which will air sometime next year, will be too, but to make something like this in order to squeeze out more profits… No.

I honestly don’t care about the story. It’s a cheap parody that’s not even written by the original authors or any of the authors that have worked on these series. I read the name somewhere and I’m pretty sure that he/she is a total unknown.

I simply do not have high hopes for this. I won’t even recommend it because I think it might smudge the view I currently have of Attack on Titan, which is something I want to avoid. They did it with shows like Naruto as well and I’m sure that this, much like that Naruto parody, will fail just as hard in the end.

Plot Summary: The parody re-imagines Eren, Mikasa, Armin, and other characters from the original manga as students and teachers at Titan Junior High School.

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Sep 9, 2015

Posted by in Fall Anime 2015

One Punch Man

Oh my god. My mailbox was being spammed by messages from people saying that I should definitely check this out. Ever since the new anime chart was published it’s been nothing but hype. Even the manga seems to be booming.

One Punch ManThe sad thing is that I don’t understand why. The artwork is nothing special. The protagonist looks rather weird and those enemies he fights, except for the last ones, look pointless and stupid. You really have to like this sort of thing to be able to appreciate it.

The story doesn’t really sit well with me either. There’s no background information. That bald guy suddenly gained super powers after he defeated a weird-looking crab monster? Come on… I am not at all a fan of slapstick comedies where they try (and fail) to push out a serious action story.

I am simply not impressed by what I’ve seen so far. Not at all. I don’t think that I will be following this if the second episode is exactly like the first. I don’t see any reason why I should tell anyone any different.

Plot Summary: One-Punch Man is a super hero who has trained so hard that his hair has fallen out, and who can overcome any enemy with one punch. However, because he is so strong, he has become bored and frustrated with winning all his battles so easily.

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Apr 11, 2015

Posted by in Spring Anime 2015

Gintama 2015

Now, now… Don’t be surprised. Gintama was and still is insanely popular. The problem with that is that they try to milk it out as much as possible, just like with other popular shows. They don’t really care of the quality of the story goes down, just as long as money keeps coming in.

Gintama 2015The artwork will never really change. At least not in a negative way. If anything, it’ll just continue to get better and better until they find a new way to crank the level of artwork even higher than it already is.

The story is questionable though. Like I said; they will do anything to ensure that money keeps coming in with these popular shows. That usually means that some area gets affected. Usually it’s the story.

Gintama fans will watch this either way. No point in recommending this one since most anime fans already know about it.

Plot Summary: Twenty years ago, Edo-period Japan suffered a great cultural shock—the aliens called Amanto invaded the Earth, overpowered the nation’s government, and outlawed the carrying of swords by the once proud samurai. Moreover, the aliens took the people’s jobs and are currently running Japan as a sweatshop using the natives as laborers. In this strange new era are Gintoki Sakata, an eccentric samurai whose personal trademarks are his naturally permed silver hair, his love of anything sweet, and his addiction to Shonen Jump; Shinpachi Shimura, the teenaged heir of the Kakido-Ryu style; and Kagura, an incredibly strong alien girl from the powerful Yato clan. The trio are self-employed in an odd jobs shop called Yoruzuya Gin-chan, which offers to do almost anything for a price, from finding lost kittens to saving the world. Unfortunately, the jobs rarely go as planned, or pay enough to cover the pain and suffering the employees encounter—never mind their rent.

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Jul 10, 2014

Posted by in Summer Anime 2014

Mobile Suit Gundam-san

I am happy that this is only an anime short. Can you imagine watching this for twenty minutes in a row? My god… The human mind is way too fragile for that. I wonder how many die-hard Gundam fanatics were pissed off when they watched the first episode.

Mobile Suit Gundam-sanIt’s an anime short, which means that the artwork isn’t really even worth mentioning. There are exceptions from time to time, but this isn’t one of those times. I want to cry.

They say that it’s a funny Gundam parody. Is it? Is it really funny? Is it? Maybe I grew cold during these past few years, because I couldn’t even crack a single smile. This was really rough on my eyes.

Sorry, but I respect the Gundam series way too much than to recommend this to someone. This just isn’t worth my time, even if it’s only two minutes worth of visual poison. I would rather watch one of the many gay anime this season.

Plot Summary: There is no plot whatsoever.

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