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.
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
Continue reading “Wooderon Anime of the Year 2018: #6”
Last time we ended with me all but certain Erwin was going to sacrifice himself in order to liberate the walled cities from a corrupt government. The actual events of this episode fall somewhere between a cop-out and a surprisingly well executed plan. I’m not salty about being wrong, but the misdirection felt, I don’t know, a little undeserved.
Continue reading “Mid-Week Review: Attack on Titan – Episode 42: “Reply””
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.
Continue reading “Mid-Week Review: Attack on Titan – Episode 41: “Trust””