As you know, 2017 saw the inception of Anime Strike, Amazon’s anime streaming service, which was probably in response to the Crunchyroll/Funimation partnership. They’ve been streaming anime through their video service for quite a while, but they’ve eventually made it a dedicated service. And it has pissed off alot of folks who stream anime. And now they’ve crossed me by locking up a few shows that I was planning to watch. Continue reading
Anime 2015 was a fairly decent year, but it came off the heels of a garbage year for anime. 2016 seems so much better now. I’d say 2016 was the antithesis of 2014. 2014 was a fairly good year for most media, but anime that year was garbage. 2016; fairly good year for anime, but a dumpster fire of a year, mostly because of all the celebrity deaths. We should’ve seen it coming when David Bowie and Alan Rickman passed away.
But, y’know, Leonardo DiCaprio did win his first Oscar, and the Cubs did win the World Series for the first time in 108 years, so I guess 2016 wasn’t 100% a dumpster fire. Continue reading
Seasonal Thoughts: Well, I guess the “One good season per year” curse seems to be broken for now, as this was a fairly good season. I was about ready to write it off as a bust and move on and start planning for next year, but honestly, there were a numer of noteworthy shows this season. I’m glad anime 2016 closed out this way,
So Doctor Strange was better than I imagined it to be. And so was Rogue One. I enjoyed that too, more than I did The Force Awakens. I lo Continue reading
The sky is blue, water is wet, the Earth is round, and our boy Ash Ketchum lost yet another Pokémon League. It hurts, doesn’t it? Knowing that we spent about a month riding on hopes and dreams that ultimately amounted to nothing.
So the Attack on Titan movies has had their theatrical run here in America, and I saw both of them. What did I think of them?
OK, I haven’t done a new E3 thoughts post in a long while, so I might as well, considering I thought this was the weakest E3 in quite some time…
So this has been bothering me for quite some time, and I’m gotten rather fed up with this new trend of action. And with Akame ga Kill! set for a Toonami airing in August after Kill la Kill wraps up, now’s as good as time as any to talk about it.