3 Ways to Improve Kabaneri’s Ending

I loved Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress’ first eleven episodes. But the last episode? Ummm… I’m not saying it’s terrible. I am saying I was disappointed. After the show built anticipation to a feverish pitch, it fumbled as it crossed the finish line. All is not lost! I’ve come up with three changes that would […]

D.Gray-Man (HALLOW) Episode 4: Truly Offensive Weapons

In Blood Crusade, the fourth episode of D.Gray-Man HALLOW, Allen Walker suffers through a prophetic dream, only to awaken a momentarily changed man; Allen and friends become aware of the true nature of the red-robed CROWs they met last episode, and the prognosis is chilling and unholy; the Noah awaken. Amazon has some really attractive D.Gray-Man […]

Taboo Tattoo Episode 4: The Meaning of Friendship in the World of Tattoos

In Taboo Tattoo’s fourth episode, Distance, Justice Akatsuka injects some much-needed realism by undergoing actual training; Bluesy Fluesy struggles against her helplessness to stop the abduction of her friend Lisa Lovelock; Akatsuka and Tōko Ichinose run roughshod over Tom Shredfield’s reasonable and helpful advice; and Bluesy confronts the kidnappers, R. R. Lurker and Iltutmish. Amazon has some Taboo Tattoo merchandise (plus another show that […]

D.Gray-Man (HALLOW) Episode 3: Allen, Crown Clown, and Noah

In D.Gray-Man HALLOW’s third episode, It’ll Be Fine if I Wash My Face, Allen Walker makes a sobering discovery about his sword; the Central Order sends two more CROWs into the field; the young thief steps up and confronts the Akuma — and his own past; Kanda becomes suspicious. Amazon has some really attractive D.Gray-Man merchandise! Please […]

Taboo Tattoo Episode 3: Peel Off Tattoos and a Bad Liar

In Taboo Tattoo episode 3, Misery Loves Company, Bluesy Fluesy decides on a tactical retreat; Justice Akatsuka has to defend himself against a possessed friend; Lisa Lovelock grills Bluesy over her house guests; Iltutmish takes delivery of a really, really big sword! If you like Taboo Tattoo, you might like these manga of the same series (plus another anime with […]

Summer 2016 Preview: Funimation Edition

Funimation’s Summer 2016 Season, for me at least, doesn’t offer as many titles as Crunchyroll. But there are three titles that I think have huge promise, and one of those represents the return of one of my long-time favorite shows, D.Gray-man. Here are the four shows that I started watching on Funimation this season! There […]

D.Gray-Man (HALLOW) Episode 105 (a.k.a. Episode 2): Battleground Orphanage and the Enemy Evolves!

D.Gray-Man Hallow’s second episode (also known as episode 105), Lonely Boy, begins with Allen Walker under suspicion for murder; moves on to Yu Kanda, Howard Link, and Allen on an assignment that leads them to an orphanage; and ends with an encounter with an Akuma who has, unfortunately for our heroes, learned to evolve. Interested in D.Gray-Man merchandise? Amazon […]

Taboo Tattoo Episode 2: Fighting on Two Fronts

In Taboo Tattoo episode 2, Surprise Attack, the Selinistan Kingdom falls to a murderous hard-liner; Bluesy Fluesy makes a harsh proposal to Justice Akatsuka; Tōko Ichinose almost becomes a stalker and immediately lives to regret it; and speaking of regrets, Tom Shredfield has plenty when he answers the door. Interested in Taboo Tattoo merchandise? Check out these offerings from Amazon! What Happened […]

Summer 2016 Preview: Crunchyroll Edition

It’s another anime season, and Crunchyroll is at it again. Crunchyroll — those villains! — have launched an all out assault on my free time. How dare they offer such a huge amount of entertainment for such a reasonable price? The pain is real-ish… In all seriousness, Crunchyroll’s Summer 2016 anime season is a lot like […]

Taboo Tattoo: A Chance Encounter Leads to Mayhem and Thirsty Ink

In Taboo Tattoo’s first episode, titled “Tattoo,” we meet Justice Akatsuka, who receives a strange tattoo as a “thank you” gift from a man he saved from a robber. Not long afterward, Bluesy Fluesy begins stalking him. Akatsuka’s day goes downhill rapidly from there. The anime is based on a series of paperbacks. Here are some of […]


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