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Episode 7 In an unusual turn of events Fafnir asks Quetzalcoatl if she will help him in some mysterious project… Curious to learn more, she ventures into Fafnir’s cave to discover he wants to create a manga. Is it for treasure, is it for power or is he just indulging an ecchi fetish? Fafnir hears from the grapevine that to get a manga to sell he has got to dish out some fanservice and this is where Quetzalcoatl comes in… She is less than pleased to fill this role… That is until...
Episode 9 We get a brief respite from the climax of the previous episode as Satoko reflects on what she has become after all these loops. Eua does ponder if Satoko is even human at this point. Interesting question she is throwing out… After that moment of reflection, we are sucked back into the classroom where things left off. Satoko is clearly distressed, or is she? Shion comes out positively steaming over the fact no action has been taken against Satoko’s uncle. Rena agrees...
This is the third season of the Higurashi franchise and unlike the previous two seasons it takes on a much light hearted tone. There are more fan service moments and general comedy that is not often seen in the main story so is really something that caters to the fans. Sandwiched between the filler though is a more serious story that centres on Rika and her making a key decision. All in all it is a fairly enjoyable ride but nothing too groundbreaking. Review: Whey They Cry: Rei also...
- my Fall tv sequel list: 1. Isekai Shokudō S2, 2. Muvluv alternative & 3. Lupin p’6... - TBA Tvsl: 1. Hatamaō s2, 2. 0verlord Iv, 3. Goblin’slayer s2, 4. Konosuba s3 etc ;)
Episode 7 After the events of episode sixes bombshell Sayuri; Tsurayuki’s fiancée decides to cook a nice meal for the gang. Tsurayuki is less than pleased dealing with this development. But it would seem there is something else is brewing and I am not talking about the food… Despite those unwanted distractions it is still business as usual with the doujin game. For a change there is good news as Tsurayuki has made a breakthrough with the script and story. Nanako on the other hand...
In the this part of the prequal series I will look at the sequel of the first Evangelion Rebuild movie; Evangelion 2.22 You Can (Not) Advance. Released in 2009 I would argue this was the strongest film in the entire Rebuild series. The balance in the story and action was the best out of the four movies plus the twists to the original Neon Genesis Evangelion storyline made this an interesting watch for newcomers and veterans alike. Despite what my review says (which was written when I had not...
Episode 3 Triumphant from gaining her new found treasure Jahy-sama imagines that everyone will grovel to her greatness! Jahy demonstrates that her mana crystal isn’t just for show and is actually the real deal by working a long shift. Working all day Jahy considers the fact she may have been a chum in using her crystal to do menial work... All it takes is a bit of flattery and you can get everywhere with Jahy! XD It is not long before Jahy is doing the most grimy jobs just to...
Episode 7 After the carnage of the previous episode Satoko takes a moment to reflect on recent events and what she can do to get the cat to stay. Satoko is confident that she has everything in the bag but Eua ominously reminds her that if she dies before the cat, it is game over. Was that a warning or a prophesy? Things are less rosy for Rika as she awakens and is confused at how events turned the way they did despite doing all the right things. Hanyuu tries to reassure Rika that...
Tsukihime -A piece of blue glass moon Yes the day we thought that would never come has finally arrived! Type Moon fans who have been waiting in a hole for the last 10 years can finally come out to enjoy the game! For those not in the know, Tsukihime blue glass moon is a visual novel game. It is a remake of the original Tsukihime which came back all the way back in 2000. Like before, Tsukihime will have two editions; the near moon edition and the far moon version. The current game released...
In this prequel watch we take a look at the second season of Higurashi series which answers a lot of the questions raised in the first season. In many ways I found Kai to be the true end and felt the subsequent seasons were, in essence, money grabs as entertaining as they were. If you want to get the complete story to Higurashi story then you need to watch this along with season one. Review: Whey They Cry: Kai otherwise known as Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Kai is a supernatural/thriller...
In the this part of the prequal series I will look into the first Evangelion Rebuild movie; Evangelion 1.11 You Are (Not) Alone. Released in 2007 this was supposed to be a reboot of the original Neon Genesis Evangelion. The production values in this series was outstanding and even the original movie is stunning to this day. Whilst the first two movies broadly followed the original anime series the last two take the series into entirely new territory. Review: Evangelion: 1.0 You Are...
Episode 3 Confronted with what appears to be Iroha's doppel it is not long before Yachiyo and Kuroe are swept away… Soon after, Yachiyo is woken up she is startled to see Felicia, Tsuruno and Sana. Confused she tries to gain her bearings rushing to Iroha who remains asleep in her bed. This sudden turn of events is pretty baffling for Yachiyo and viewers alike. What just happened exactly? Kuroe fills us in and it would seem that Iroha's doppel has absorbed both of them into what can...
Episode 5 After the roasting Nanako got dished out in the previous episode she has gotten over her initial grievousness and has decided to put her all into training to be a singer. In a moment of downtime Nanako has a heart-to-heart conversation with Kyoya and thanks him for his inspiration and continued support into achieving her goals. The university festival is underway and it’s all hands-on deck as the whole gang help out in the maid café that they are running for the next two...
In the fifth part of the prequal series I will delve into the Higurashi franchise. I will start with the original that started it all, Higurashi no Naku Koro Ni that came out all the way back in 2006. The series certainly left a mark with its style of horror and gore but behind the mindless violence was an interesting tale of mystery that kept us questioning right until the shows end. It is certainly a show worth watching although it is not for the faint of heart or kids. Review: When...
Episode 5 Tohru and Elma duke it out in what appears to be yet another fight. It would seem that these two have always been mortal enemies yet when questioned about their past it would seem this duo holds a surprising secret. It would seem during their time together there was a clash of opinions. I love how they project the human personas into the dragons in this fight! A flippant remark from Kobayashi touches a nerve which sets both Tohru and Elma off. Are those two friends or...
Episode 5 The episode opens up with a quick cooking lesson outside. As usual Satoko is up to her usual mischief and it is not long before everyone’s dishes our fouled in some way. Calamities aside in this episode we discover Mion is developing feelings for Keiichi and she takes a moment to reflect on his gift. In return she fixes Keiichi a late-night meal under the “disguise” of Sion. Well, that is what I think, Mion is too bashful to admit the truth. Unknown to both there are some...
Episode 1 For those fans of Madoka you will be pleased to know that Madoka has entered the building! Yes, the opening scenes from Magia Record shows her fighting along with her loyal sidekicks Homura and Sayaka against some witch. After the initial salvos are launched and the witch dispatched, we get some bonding moments. As always nothing is plain sailing and they soon discover the hidden costs of becoming a magical girl. This shouldn’t be news if you watched the previous shows but it...
Shin Evangelion 3.0+1.01: Thrice upon a Time, :|| finally 9 Years after 3.33 movie Now available In amazon prime video, real question Is this definitely The End? :p
Episode 1 Jahy-sama opening track "Fightin★Pose" by Yui Ogura is actually pretty cute and captures all the characters in a pretty snazzy way. As we can see from the start, Jahy-sama was a respected and feared and respected in equal measure and was second in command in the demon realm. This is in stark contrast to our living situation back on Earth which is very Spartan in nature. This plus the way she gets on treated gets on her nerves! But to make a living like normal plebs...
In the sixth part of the preliminary series, I will be looking back once again on Higurashi: When They Cry - Sotsu, Night Head 2041, Sonny Boy, That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime plus Scarlet Nexus seeing how all those shows are developing. After this I will write an overall take of what I think of the summer season so after. That is after I see Jahy-sama and Magia Records! Stay tuned for those and my future article. Meanwhile enjoy! Higurashi: When They Cry – SOTSU I am pretty...
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