3 Episode Rule – The Way of the HouseHusband

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 think I’m starting to hit that dreaded stage of anime fandom. The one where I’m that guy who sees the list of manga are getting adaptations in the coming season and find myself wondering what the point in watching them is when I’ve already been reading the manga. Anyone else out there like that? No?

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The Falcon and The Winter Solider had a pretty strong ending

I ended up talking about this series in chunks of two, so I naturally feel like I should give some thoughts on the series now that the 5th and 6th episode have aired and the series has concluded. Right at the top, I’ll say the series did eventually win me over. I felt like Sam and Bucky were a little weak as leads, but now I feel a little stronger about them. Well, Sam at least anyway.

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Is the streamlining of Monster Hunter a good thing?

I’ve been struggling to find the time to write for my blog again these past couple of weeks. And Monster Hunter Rise has been one of the primary culprits, as a long time fan of the franchise, I have been more sensitive to the changes and alterations the franchise has gone through than most. While there’s no doubt that I am happy with a lot of the changes made to World and how it helped the franchise really hit in the West, I also see the continuation of that trend in Rise and find myself worrying about the direction the franchise is going.

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