3 Episode Rule – Nomad: Megalo Box 2

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.

Normally I don’t talk about sequels in this series. But the first Megalo box felt like such a complete package from start to end that it felt like a series that never needed a follow-up. And yet, much to my own shock, we’ve got one. A sequel whose premise feels like one I’ve seen a dozen times before already, but there was just something about the look and feel of that first series that stops me from being mad that we got a follow-up.

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I should be happy Football’s coming back, but all I can see are the negatives

Here in England, we’re on the cusp of the football season coming back and beating its way to a hasty conclusion. In our time apart, it’s given me a bit of time to think about my relationship with sport, and more specifically the culture that surrounds it. The big realisation I’ve made is that there’s is a big chunk of sport culture that I really just don’t like being around.

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