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August 18 2014, 12:26 PM

Oh my Gods.

Well, I've got only one review for you this week. Most of our staff's been quite busy with various stuff, so there's just me at the moment.

And the show I chose for you guys are another reverse harem show, because I seem to have picked up a strange fascination with those since Neo Angelique Abyss. Kamigami no Asobi is actually a bit better than Neo Angelique Abyss, though, for a few reasons, so step in and find out for yourselves.

-Stig Høgset.

 
August 11 2014, 6:10 PM

Spooning with the Silver and Mooning with the MOE.

And not a moment too soon...

Allen leads off with a real gem of a show; Silver Spoon, a really nice, if occasionally uncomfortable, look at the things we might eat.

Whether you want some coffee after the main course is going to depend on how much sugar you can tolerate with it. I brought Tim with me on our journey through the review for Is the Order a Rabbit?, a title that is a question upon itself. Because... well, you tell me.

Well, that's that, I guess. See you again next week.

-Stig Høgset.

 
August 5 2014, 10:17 AM

How to Entertain Yourself in One Dangerous High School Lesson.

So... yeah, someone me and Tim ended up watching two shows where at least one high school student took to rather extreme measures to pass the time. Also, I'm one day late... again. Sorry about that. You'd think starting work again after a long and lovely summer vacation would help me remember, but apparently not. (I blame it all on, hilariously appropriately enough; Terraria.)

Anyway, my title of the week is Nanana's Buried Treasure, a show about a guy who moves to an artificial island built by a bunch of highschoolers to go treasure hunting -- I mean, seriously, what are they teaching you kids in school these days? -- where he comes into contact with the victim of a murder and sets about trying to solve that mystery while also risking his life on treasure hunts.

The titular Seki-kun has chosen a more sedate manner of entertaining himself in short comedy skit show Tonari no Seki-kun, a show that might inspire some games of your own on those slow days. Seki's way of handing things might sound a bit safer than Juugo's, but that's only if the girl he's distracting with his antics doesn't end up murdering him.

Well, that's it for now. See you again next week. And if not, please dispatch the rescue team.

-Stig Høgset.

 
July 28 2014, 9:41 AM

Well, thank God the SNAFU is at least alright.

Two new reviews for you this week.

Allen leads us off with My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU, which he basically calls "Haganai done even more right". Sounds like a good deal, right?

Nick, however, continues our update with the awesomely titled Brynhildr in the Darkness and... well, basically finds it as far away on the other side of the awesome side of the spectrum as it could possibly get, and the whole Norse mythology link being a complete lie was the least of its problems. At least it's off my queue now.

Well... one out of two is at least a decent haul. See you again next week.

-Stig Høgset.

 
July 21 2014, 4:45 PM

Magic, Science, and Mediocre Anime

Apologies for missing last week's update, but we're back this week with two shows. Allen brings us last year's Red Data Girl, which he found interesting but prone to meandering. Read on to see more of his thoughts.

Meanwhile, I reviewed the controversial Yasuomi Umetsu's latest effort, Winter 2014's Wizard Barristers. A few potentially interesting plot elements just aren't enough to save this show from being a mess, in my opinion.

We should be back next week barring major delays. Take care.

-Nick Browne

 
July 7 2014, 5:45 PM

Dallos, We Have a Problem.

Lame jokes and mismatched Texas cities aside, today's pick is an interesting one. Allen watched one of Mamoru Oshii's early works, the Sci-Fi OAV Dallos, and he says it has plenty to offer in spite of having not aged entirely well and feeling somewhat incomplete.

That's all we've got today, sad to say; some of our reviewers have been busy lately. We should be back next week with the usual load, however.

-Nick Browne

 
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