Astra Lost in Space Episode 2 & 3 Musings: Space Monsters, Scrumptious Fruits, & Saboteurs, OH MY! (#AniTwitWatches)

After last week’s fantastic pilot, I wanted to see the development of friendships and teamwork between this motley crew of kids, with some tiny rough patches for conflict and better storytelling, as well as some kind of explanation (or the start of) what the initial intention was of sending kids alone into space. While I suspect it is some sort of coming-of-age ritual, I also can’t help but wonder if it’s

Mid-Season Musings: Winter 2021 Anime Simulcasts

With this week, we shall be reaching (and in some cases surpassing) the halfway mark for most of the Winter 2021 anime simulcast season. I thought it would be neat to briefly chat about my overall musings for the stack of serials that I’ve currently got my hands in (well, that doesn’t sound naughty at all…). Luckily, most of my watchings have been bitchin’ awesome with only a couple of sour mangoes in the bunch.

Mid-Season Mutterings: Fall 2020 Anime Simulcasts

I know, I know. The Fall 2020 anime season has technically ended, however, most of the shows that I’m watching from this past season are 24-episoders, meaning that rather then it being the end, it’s merely the mid-way point. With that, I bring y’all to my mid-season mutterings on the handful of simulcasts that I have been keeping up with.

Chihayafuru Episode 9: Team Training Theatrics

Watching people train, specifically in anime, is a whole lot of fun to me. It’s one of the main reasons I absolutely fucking love shōnen serials, such as Hunter x Hunter and even Naruto. Working hard to accomplish something is just validating to watch. I think one of the reasons I love it so much…

Chihayafuru Episodes 4 & 5: What Is Life Without Passion?

Please note, these musings shall contain spoilers for Season 1. Read at your own discretion. In these two episodes, we follow Chihaya as she successfully becomes a Class A player of Karuta. She calls Arata to give him the news but is confronted with an icy demeanour. Determined to discover the reason behind Arata’s negative…