Five most Important things to come out of Star Wars: The Clone Wars

After almost exactly 12 months writing about it, I managed to finally finish watching Star Wars: The Clone Wars a few weeks back. I’d like to say I was planning on taking a little bit of a break from Star Wars now, but with The Bad Batch having just started with a whopping hour+ first episode, I don’t think I’m going to be able to pull away from Star Wars for any extended period of time for the foreseeable future.

Which isn’t a bad thing given the redemption arc the Mandalorian has put the franchise on after the blundering of the sequel trilogy.

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3 Episode Rule – Don’t toy with me, Miss Nagatoro

3 Episode Rule is a series in which I watch the first three episodes of a new anime and decide whether to stick with it or drop it based on those three episodes alone.

I kind of feel like this one has been a long time coming. I’ve been reading the manga for this one practically since it started and have gone through a whole spectrum of emotions regarding it in that time. I’ve very much settled into a groove with the manga, one I feel like the anime managed to thrust itself into in a much shorter span of time. But that’s just the nature of the medium I guess.

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3 Episode Rule – Nomad: Megalo Box 2

3 Episode Rule is a series in which I watch the first three episodes of a new anime and decide whether to stick with it or drop it based on those three episodes alone.

Normally I don’t talk about sequels in this series. But the first Megalo box felt like such a complete package from start to end that it felt like a series that never needed a follow-up. And yet, much to my own shock, we’ve got one. A sequel whose premise feels like one I’ve seen a dozen times before already, but there was just something about the look and feel of that first series that stops me from being mad that we got a follow-up.

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