Fall 2009 First Impressions: Seitokai no Ichizon

Yes, there is such a thing as too much meta-humor. But I eagerly await the day that some studio, so bereft of ideas, decides to make an anime adaptation of lolikitsune’s visual novel about anibloggers.

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This was much better done in the latest Higurashi OVA

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Fall 2009 First Impressions: Nyan Koi!

My anticipation level for this show has been steadily increasing until it hit fever pitch yesterday. I have only one word to describe this show: Nyantastic!

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This is the most realistic anime depictions of cats ever… because in reality, they’re devils.

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Fall 2009 First Impressions: A Certain Scientific Railgun

Mikoto or Kuroko? Mikoto or Kuroko? Hmm, Mikoto was my favorite character from A Certain Magical Index, but I loved the few moments Kuroko got screentime. Now that she’s going to get more screentime… I’m going with Kuroko! She’s deliciously yuri and anti-Touma to boot! So I will not tread on Mikotoism’s territory.

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I like Kuroko for her mind

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2009 Fall Anime Preview – Bringing you the meh

I really hate HTML tables. 75% of the time spent on this post was messing with table code. I’m thinking I should format this differently next time around.

This fall seems to be the season for uninspired sequels. A good third of the season consists of sequels – of mostly crappy shows. It boggles my mind how many crappy sequels there are this season. In case anime studios are having difficulty figuring out what to make sequels for, here’s a list of sequels I’d rather see (that haven’t been announced yet):

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Eden of the East – Srs fkn biz or just for the lulz?

The way Eden of the East is mixing dissimilar elements together has captured my interest, but at the same time, I don’t know if it’s really working. I was underwhelmed by the first episode, and wasn’t wowed by the second episode. For some reason, the show’s atmosphere is really throwing me off. It’s lighter, romcom moments don’t mix well with it’s darker, plot driven moments. And it’s darker, plot-driven moments are countered by plot holes and unrealistic character behaviors.

Why I don’t want to take it seriously

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