Inside the ‘Black Fog,’ the second episode of Concrete Revolutio, featured a plot that almost had a conventional structure! What Happened? The story begins by introducing Fuurouta. We saw only briefly in the last episode when he and Kikko Hoshino confronted Jirou Hitoyoshi in the future timeline. In episode 2, he frees a huge and beautiful unicorn beetle just […]
Concrete Revolutio Episode 1: Nope, Not Kansas Anymore!
The first episode of Concrete Revolutio, “The Witch Girl of Tokyo,” recently aired — and I think I understood what happened! What Happened The show seems to have two distinct timelines distinguished by Jirou Hitoyoshi’s attitude and attire. The opening seems to be in the present, when the polite and scarfed Jirou first meets Kikko Hoshino. She’s waitressing as […]
The Asterisk War Episode 2: A Most Impressive Sword
The Asterisk War Episode 2 Review The Asterisk War Episode 2, titled “Ser Versta,” starts off giving us some background on Amagiri Ayato and his sister. What Happened in The Asterisk War Episode 2? The Flashback to Haruka The show starts out with a flashback, where Amagiri Haruka has to console her little brother, Ayato, because he […]
The Asterisk War Episode 1: And So It Begins!
The Asterisk War Episode 1 Review Amagiri Haruka Falls in Battle The Fall 2015 season’s underway, and on Crunchyroll, one of the shows I’m watching is The Asterisk War. Episode 1, “Witch of the Resplendent Flames,” starts with a bespectacled beauty fighting a huge masked man in an arena. Maybe an underground fight? We later find out she’s […]
The Fall 2015 Anime Slate: Funimation Edition
During the Fall season, I got to watch Overlord. I’m still sad that there aren’t any new episodes, at least for now, but I can’t dwell in the past. Here’re the series I’m going to watch on Funimation for the Fall 2015 season: CONCRETE REVOLUTIO: This series… Well, it… Okay, umm… All right. To start […]
The Fall 2015 Anime Slate: Crunchyroll Edition
I’m still getting over my sadness that season one of Gate is over. But no show, however much fun, lasts forever. I have to bravely move on! So, here’re the shows I’m watching on Crunchyroll for the Fall 2015 season: The Asterisk War: A transfer student (does it seem that a lot of anime series have […]
Overlord Episode 13: The End of a Great Season — and the Setup for a Second?
“Player VS Non Player Character,” the last episode of Overlord’s first season, answered some questions but hinted at the answers for others. I’ve waited to post anything to give myself some time to digest the episode. I’m not sure the extra time helped! The episode breaks down into three sections. Unsurprisingly, we start the episode where […]