Mob Psycho 100 – Season 2: Episode 2 – Urban Legends ~Encountering Rumors~ Review

This episode pulls the rug from under us and it wildly diverts course from a sweet little shipping cruise to something a little more action packed. This time focusing more on Reigen as he and Mob make their way to a nearby town to investigate its excess of urban legends.

Mob Psycho 100 - Season 2: Episode 2 – Urban Legends ~Encountering Rumors~ Review

More of a self contained storyline here as the series settled back into its characters, choosing only to focus on two of our focal characters and their little ghost pal Dimple. Set up almost like a series of vignettes, showcasing Reigen’s aggressive application of common sense in a world where ghosts and psychic powers are rife.

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Jojo Golden Wind: Episode 13: Mirror Man and Purple Smoke Review

I never really realised before, but the introduction of stands really just turned Jojo into a villain of the day anime. I don’t really remember that being the case during the first two parts, but I got through all of parts 3 and 4 without really noticing it. So I can’t really say I mind.

Jojo Golden Wind: Episode 13: Mirror Man and Purple Smoke Review

The last handful of episodes of the series have primarily been there to introduce us to the gang, their personalities and their stand powers. Aside from that though, It’s been about fighting off the hoards of enemy stand users. Standard fare.

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The Dragon Ball Super manga isn’t doing the Tournament of Power justice

The Dragon Ball Super anime ended in Japan a while ago. In an unusual twist, it’s the manga that has been lagging behind. That version of the story has only just reached the the introduction of Ultra Instinct. Since it started, the manga has been a reinterpretation of the story, altering details and the way things play out along the way. The version of the story told in the manga has been a stronger and more cohesive story in almost every regard too. Now we’re most of the way through the Tournament of Power though, I feel like the manga hasn’t been able to do that part of the story as much justice as it possibly could have.

The Dragon Ball Super manga isn’t doing the Tournament of Power justice

Don’t get me wrong: The Dragon Ball Super anime was, by no means, perfect. In fact, it was riddled with problems in terms of its storytelling and animation. But, it was this story line that managed to get me genuinely excited to be watching Dragon Ball again. In a lot of ways though, the final arc of Dragon Ball Super felt catered specifically for that kind of weekly anime, and the manga suffers for it.

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