SSSS Gridman Scratches A Nostalgic Itch I Never Knew I Had

I don’t think it would be a stretch to say that Studio Trigger has a certain style. A style in their visual approach certainly, but more so a common sense of style in the kinds of stories they like to tell. They like huge stakes, adolescent romance to save the day, and they’ll most likely squeeze some aliens in there somehow.

SSSS Gridman Scratches A Nostalgic Itch I Never Knew I Had

SSSS Gridman is a show that kind of took me by surprise. Honestly, I had mixed feelings about the Trigger shows I’ve seen up to now. After the wider community seemed to rally against the ending of Darling in the Franxx pretty hard, it turned me off them even more.

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Goblin Slayer it trying its best to make me dislike it

Outrage and disgust were the general sentiments surrounding Goblin Slayer when I first heard about it. Obviously, an anime as foul and disgusting as this would be something I could at least get an interesting blog out of. And so my sense of morbid curiosity once again got the better of me. And while the reasons behind this reaction were glaringly obvious, I continued to watch it. And in a way, I kind of like it.

Goblin Slayer it trying its best to make me dislike it

It’s not to say there aren’t aspects of the show doing their best to try and drive me away. The main problem Goblin Slayer has is an excess of edge. In what is otherwise a well constructed and interesting world. I’m just teetering on the precipice of walking away from this show in disgust.

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A New Beginning – Dragon Ball Super: Chapter 42

I wasn’t going to talk about Dragon Ball again this soon after spending a full week talking about GT, but I just caught the latest chapter of the Dragon Ball Super manga and felt compelled to say something about it. Especially considering it begins to delve into new story lines after the Broly movie. I don’t want to be in danger of purely being a Dragon Ball blogger, but hey, write about what you love.

A New Beginning - Dragon Ball Super: Chapter 42

Previously, I spoke about how I feel the manga’s version of the Tournament of Power story arc lacked the intensity, the drama or the pure hype of the anime, despite actually being a better told version of events from a storytelling perspective.

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