I loved the first season of Love is War so much. Just putting that out there so we all know where we stand. It was one of the shows that really got be back into anime, and definitely the one that got me into reading manga. The second season of this high concept romantic comedy does something I see shows that have made it do and start to move away from the concept that got it picked up in the first place.
This isn’t always necessarily a bad thing.
Continue reading “Kaguya-Sama: Love is War: Season 2 – Premise Amnesia isn’t always a bad thing”
During a lot of the first season, I started to tire of the war being almost the sole focus of every episode of the show. I get that it’s what the series is named for, but the Star Wars setting is so much bigger than that. Much to my delight, the writing for the second series has already broadened its scope and explored
this is part of an ongoing series, talking about the clone wars in chronological order. Go here to see what I’ve covered before now.
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It’s kind of bittersweet. The first series of One Punch Man was go damn good. From it’s ridiculous premise, to it’s atypical hero to its mesmerising animation right to it’s absolute banger of an opening song which still finds its way into my rotation now. After literal years of waiting for a season 2 to drop… why you be dis way?
Coming right off the back of a phenomenal second season of Mob Psycho 100, it’s even more jarring to see the second season of the anime that got the writer of both properties into being a household name (Well, in my household at the very least) just nosedive.
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