Was this a good anime season? I feel like I lagged behind pretty much the whole thing and had to go back to catch up on pretty much everything after the fact. Although maybe that was more of a case of me not having enough time to do pretty much anything these days. All in all, I feel like I still got a fair bit of anime watching in there. Even if I wasn’t talking about it on a weekly basisContinue reading “2021 Spring Anime Season Roundup”
Today’s anime is one I could easily foresee being much higher on my list had it come out earlier in the year and I’d already seen the entire run. It’s because I’m a very easy mark for the source material, and seeing it mixed up in this way is a great pleaser. As are nearly all interpretations of these characters are for me. So much so that I cracked out my old book of the original stories for some bedtime reading. Although that’s more like early morning for me at the moment.
Of all the anime I’ve been watching this season, there’s only one that has really intrigued me. Which is rather fitting considering that intrigue is the name of the game when it comes to Moriarty the Patriot. Despite enjoying watching the first five episodes, it still felt like there was something missing. Moriarty had quickly been painted as this near omnipotent mastermind, but there’s only so long he can be on top before things become stale.
He needed someone to challenge him, someone to rival him.