I finally saw Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba the Movie: Mugen Train

It feels like a million years since I got to sit in a cinema and watch a movie. It feels even longer since I last got to talk about Demon Slayer… I guess that’d be because those two statements are relatively accurate. I’m really happy that my first time back in a cinema in over a year was to see this movie, because for a while I didn’t think we’d be getting it here in the U.K. at all.

It’s been so long since I thought about this series that I worry I can remember just how to cover it. I guess there’s no way of knowing until I just dive in and get on with it.

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3 Episode Rule – Jujutsu Kaisen

3 Episode Rule is a series in which I watch the first three episodes of a new anime and decide whether to stick with it or drop it based on those three episodes alone.

If I was a little on the fence when it came to how I felt about Wandering Witch, I’ve fully fallen off onto the side with the greenest grass when it comes to this second anime. It’s kind of refreshing to be honest. It doesn’t feel like I’ve been so on board with an anime this quickly in a while. Jujutsu Kaisen unabashedly knows what it is and I can totally respect that as it satisfies the neanderthallic itch at the base of my skull perfectly.

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The God of High School shows you can’t build a show on hype alone

I want to like The God of High School, I really do. But if I’m real honest with myself, I think I’ve just fallen victim to the jangling keys dilemma; in that the show looks so pretty at face value that I kind of want to ignore all of the other issues it has. Issues it has in excess when it comes to pretty much everything else about it.

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