Wooderon Anime of the Year 2018: #6

You don’t see a huge amount of Christmas in anime, I mean, it’s not a widely celebrated holiday over in Japan, and yet it does exist to some extent. It just doesn’t feel like I can make a strong connection to Christmas when talking about an anime. I’m not going to pretend I know if there is any connection in the culture whatsoever. Instead I’m going to be off somewhere eating and drinking myself to bursting point and not thinking about this posting going live whatsoever.

Wooderon Anime of the Year 2018: #6

I thought long and hard about whether this entry should be swapped with Golden Kamuy that came before it. They both share a lot of my headspace, although not for reasons you might be expecting. It’ll probably become more apparent the more I talk about today’s entry though. Because on the surface they’re two totally different shows.

As per usual, here’s the list as it stands:

#10: Goblin Slayer

#9: Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure: Golden Wind

#8: The Ancient Magus’ Bride

#7: Golden Kamuy

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Mid-Week Review: Attack on Titan – Episode 41: “Trust”

I think it was about time I caught up and got these reviews out closer to the time they actually come out. So, surprise: double post!

Our story of corruption and intrigue continue this week as we delve further into the machinations of both the government and the remaining Scout Regiment. Feeling a little less eventful than last week, the wheels continue to spin toward their inevitable collision.

Mid-Week Review: Attack on Titan - Episode 41: “Trust"

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Mid-Week Review: Attack on Titan – Episode 40: “Old Story”

I’m kind of amazed a show that started off with suck relentless, non stop action has managed to become one about political intrigue has managed to keep my attention so keenly, especially  when when it produces an episode like this which is basically all dialogue and backstory.

Mid-Week Review: Attack on Titan - Episode 40: “Old Story"

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