April 22, 2013
Yesterday, I got to thinking. "If there isn't any kind of decent show, at least is there a fan service show I can look at for cheap thrills, along the lines of Senran Kagura?" and then I remembered: "Samurai Bride". Problem is, I do not want to watch that one, either. The first season was wretched, and based on what I've seen the second season is worse. (What is Juubei doing back there? I thought she returned to the spirit world at the end of the first series. I think the answer is, "She has the best chest, so they brought her back to do fan service." Odds are they came up with some sort of hand-wave to explain it, but that's the real reason.)
I watched the first two episodes of Hataraku Maou-sama, and, well, it wasn't shit. But it wasn't good. And based on what I've seen they're tossing in silly plot complications beginning with ep 3. Maybe I'll try watching a bit more of that one.
There's gotta be something I can watch...
Posted by: Pete Zaitcev at April 22, 2013 07:18 PM (RqRa5)
Hataraku Maou-sama is pretty fun, if you can assume that Satan really has only a long-term evil plot in mind, and can ignore the endless petty evil that he could inflict in the short-term. I can work around it in my rationalization, so it's fun.
I'll sum up Samurai Bride as follows: crotch sniffing. Literally.
Posted by: wahsatchmo at April 22, 2013 08:20 PM (3CDqB)
Posted by: Wonderduck at April 22, 2013 08:43 PM (9jITs)
HM-S seems to have gotten decent reviews across the blogosphere, but two-three episode tests are worth the pixels they're printed on.
More time to rewatch Shingu and Haibane and stuff, I suppose...
Posted by: Mikeski at April 22, 2013 08:47 PM (DU6Ja)
Photokano will be great top rotation material. That's what the series is actually made for. (It's an adaptation of a very thin PSP take-photos-of-girls game)
Posted by: sqa at April 22, 2013 08:59 PM (dvTNf)
Meanwhile I rewatched available Muromi episodes, can't wait for more.
Posted by: Pete Zaitcev at April 23, 2013 05:42 AM (RqRa5)
Posted by: Steven Den Beste at April 23, 2013 06:23 AM (+rSRq)
Muromi-san is the comedy of the season, even at 12 minute episodes. Though it's more in the classic Gainax-frentic style. (With the series composition guy that did Hetalia)
Oh, and Samurai Bride and its first season really are significantly better than they should be. (Also, the ending was changed in the DVD release of the final episode, as the LN series was on-going. That's why it's Juubei is still around.)
Posted by: sqa at April 23, 2013 07:22 AM (dvTNf)
" He's the only creep-but-likely-not-a-criminal among the group." There should be "only one not a".
Posted by: sqa at April 23, 2013 07:24 AM (dvTNf)
Posted by: Doyen at April 23, 2013 03:56 PM (nV9J4)
I don't do mecha. There have been mecha shows I've watched and enjoyed, but the percentage of utter crap is IMHO far higher, and usually mecha shows are a waste of time.
And I don't care to argue about it. Please don't try to convince me otherwise.
Posted by: Steven Den Beste at April 23, 2013 04:17 PM (+rSRq)
Posted by: Doyen at April 23, 2013 05:37 PM (nV9J4)
Enclose all spoilers in spoiler tags:
[spoiler]your spoiler here[/spoiler]
Spoilers which are not properly tagged will be ruthlessly deleted on sight.
Also, I hate unsolicited suggestions and advice. (Even when you think you're being funny.)
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