Episodes 11-12 – Love Live! Nijigasaki High School Idol Club Season 2

There’s a chill in the air at Nijigasaki High. Winter is creeping in, and upon its winds rides change. Anyone who’s watched an anime set in high school knows that winter is the harbinger of many things: cute scarves and other cold weather accessories for the cast, Christmas/New Years episodes, and most of all it … Read more

Episodes 6-7 – Heroines Run the Show: The Unpopular Girl and the Secret Task

In retrospect, it’s fortuitous that I didn’t have the time to review last week’s episode on its own, because “Producing Hiyori” works much better when paired with the conclusion provided by “My Childhood Friend.” The makeover arc seems to be an inevitability in any piece of media that stars an even slightly plain-looking girl, and … Read more

Episodes 1016-1017 – One Piece

How would you rate episode 1016 ofOne Piece? Community score: 4.3 How would you rate episode 1017 ofOne Piece? Community score: 4.7 Another strong episode of One Piece. Obviously it’s nowhere near the same level as 1015 was, but it would be unfair to ding it on that account. 1015 was a celebratory milestone and … Read more