Yumekui Merry, episode 5: I’m liking this

To some degree, I feel like JC Staff is still holding back Yumekui Merry in some ways (maybe the shittastic animation quality of this episode), but I give director Shigeyasu Yamauchi a lot of credit for successfully transitioning the show from typical JC Staff fantasy/monster-of-the-week fare to a much more darker show that explores the morally gray.

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Bakuman, episode 17: Snooze, wait, oh shi…

Well, it took until a season and a half, but Bakuman finally gives a for real, I shit you not episode that’s almost completely romance-free and thus funny and interesting the whole way through. For those that have hung on for the ride, this is your reward.

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