Steins;Gate : Keeping it Real

This isn’t a Steins;Gate Episode 22 review so much as its a broader commentary on a certain character type that Steins;Gate has done an exemplary job of portraying. That character type is the tsundere, displayed beautifully by one Kurisu Makise. In this blog, I will discuss how Kurisu has almost single-handedly rescued this character type from complete mendacity, and into something strikingly sincere. Continue reading “Steins;Gate : Keeping it Real”

Usagi Drop, episode 8: Masako’s purpose

I thought the latest Usagi Drop was the weakest of the season, mostly because of how heavy it was on the Masako characterization. But was it just me? Was I being too harsh? I decided to consult a second opinion with megas kawaii blogger, Blindability from Bokutachi no Blog.

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Life is tough as Mashiro's assistant

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Sacred Seven Episode 8: This is Just Depressing

I watch you when you sleep.

Sorry that this post was put up later than usual. It’s just that after watching this episode of Sacred Seven, I couldn’t for the life of me think of anything interesting to say. Seriously, I wracked my brain for two days trying to find a way to say in none too succinct a manner that this episode was boring.

It was so horribly banal, so contrived, so pointless, that I actually paused less than halfway through to catch up on the unbelievably stupid Grenadier, and to take screencaps of characters in the Kanon VN saying “Dickballs”. What’s sad is I can say that doing both of those was a million times more productive than watching this episode of Sacred Seven, and I actually felt a part of my soul die a horrible death at the thought of going back to finish things up. Continue reading “Sacred Seven Episode 8: This is Just Depressing”