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March 18 2019, 11:21 AM

The Mother of all Mothers...

Well, the competition is probably quite fierce here, but Allen takes a look at Maquia: When The Promised Flower Blooms, and finds it... pretty much amazing. You might want to watch it foreveeeeeeeeeer!

I... wish I could say that about next week's show, but.... yeah, no. That ain't gonna happen. See you all then.

-Stig Høgset.

March 11 2019, 12:38 PM

Let's Hear it for the Nasty Boy.

Tim is a bit puzzled by Holmes of Kyoto and its tendency to label our main lead as a "nasty Kyoto boy". Is it a cultural thing? Well, it was an odd synchro, although still an underwhelming show, given its potential.

Thank you all for joining us again this week. Next week we got some more flowery language for you all. See you then.

-Stig Høgset.

March 4 2019, 4:51 AM

Bully For You!

So, today's contribution is Allen taking a look at A Silent Voice: The Movie, which he finds very, very good. (If also very, very uncomfortable, but that's bullying for you.)

It's good that we get to end on a serious note too, because next week will be more... unexplainable? See you all then.

-Stig Høgset.

February 25 2019, 9:07 AM

Straight as an Arrow.

Because the topic of this conversation is archery, and the second time Kyoto Animation helms an anime with a predominantly male main cast, Allen gives Tsurune a look. It's... OK, he thinks, which is pretty rare for a Kyoto Animation feature, which tends to be at least good most of the time.

There is not much more to say here, I guess. We'll see each other again next week.

-Stig Høgset.

February 19 2019, 10:15 AM

Through Fire and Time We Carry On.

Allen takes a look at Fireworks, a movie about rewinding time to make up for past mistakes, which is a plot element that sounds awfully familiar to me for some reason. He doesn't mind that much, though, since the movie is actually pretty good.

And hey, even more good news: now that we found ourselves a new webhost, I've been able to put the screenshots back in reviews where I wasn't able to earlier due to an increasingly problematic 403 error that afflicted more and more of our site AND forum. (Which, incidentally, is the reason why our review is one day late; I wasn't being tardy this time.) That problem is gone now, though, and it's so nice not having to worry about problems when uploading reviews, or even finding the one word or marking that triggers it if it happens. Words like "again" or "having". Yes, seriously.

Anyway, next week we should be back on schedule again. See you all then.

-Stig Høgset.

February 11 2019, 10:12 AM

The Devil Wears Alpaca.

Sweaters, that is. But only after some urging from her new aide. See, I had the pleasure of giving As Miss Beelzebub Likes It a look, and... well, let's just say I don't think a lot of people expected Hell to look like it does here. Which is not a bad thing, necessarily.

403 problems aside, that was a pretty pleasant way to start the new week. And hey, next week might be even better. See you then.

-Stig Høgset.

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