Anime Best in Show

Review: One Punch Man Episode Season 2 Episode 08 – Best In Show

Quick SummaryIn One Punch Man Season 2 Episode 08 (a.k.a., episode 20), “The Resistance of the Strong,” the Monster Association’s plan marches inexorability forward. Goketsu, the monster that intruded on the martial arts tournament, gave the contestants a choice: Eat the monster cells and become monsters, or die. One by one, the remaining contestants tried to fight […]

Anime Best in Show

Review: Midnight Occult Civil Servants Episode 08 – Best in Show

Quick SummaryIn Midnight occult civil servants episode 8, “Old Coyote and the Garden of Falling Stars,” Kyouichi Sakaki, Arata Miyako, and Arata’s friend Izumi take Kyouichi’s recently-rescued sister shopping. After all, her tastes are decades out of date. Though obviously overjoyed that his sister is returned and safe, Kyouichi seems to be troubled about his own future. Afterward, […]


Review of Fairy gone Episode 08: A Bittersweet Victory and the PM at Lancepoint

Quick SummaryIn Fairy gone episode 8, “Pipe Blowing in Stage Wing,” Sweety Bitter Sweet double-crosses the double-cross she double-crossed in the previous episode and captures Gilbert Warlock. Together with Mariya Noel and Klara Kysenaria, they descend into the cellars of Gilbert’s home on the way to obtain Black Four. Will Gilbert actually lead them to it? Will Sweety let […]


Review of Arpeggio of Blue Steel – Ars Nova – Episode 8: Hyuuga Ascending and the Unholy Allure of Dogma

Quick SummaryIn Arpeggio of Blue Steel – Ars Nova – episode 8, “House of Dolls,” Kongou and Maya blockade Gunzou Chihaya’s base at Iwoto.  Gunzou pursues a novel strategy: he asks Hyuuga to invite Kongou and Maya to visit. He also asks Iona to greet them, which she does — along with Takao. Knowing the destructive capabilities of a Mental Model […]


Review of Fairy gone Episode 07: Intensifying Politics and In the Field Again

Quick SummaryIn Fairy gone episode 7, “Stubborn Blacksmith and Biased Rabbit,” the one-hundredth anniversary of the war’s ending draws ever closer, and more of the new artificial fairy models are “malfunctioning.” A long-brewing feud between the military and Ministry of Fairy Affairs is coming to a head: who should investigate the problem and take responsibility for […]


Review of Arpeggio of Blue Steel – Ars Nova – Episode 7: The Maiden Plugin and the Calm Before the Storm

Quick SummaryIn Arpeggio of Blue Steel – Ars Nova – episode 7, “Iwoto,” Gunzou Chihaya ordered Iona and the rest of the crew back to their secret base at Iwoto. They brought Haruna, Makie Osakabe, and Kirishima along for the ride. They are all surprised to find the heavy cruiser Takao waiting for them! What’re her intentions? […]

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The ‘Make it Anime’ Tag!

The aniblogging community is fantastic. Many sites (even this one, not to toot my own horn, which is a strange phrase if you think about it, because who else’s horn would I toot?) publish lists of others’ blog posts just to draw attention to them. Other bloggers nominate each other for interesting and cool tags, […]