My Hero Academia – Episode 1 & 2

I need to get something off my chest.

This show is good. It’s really good.

It’s so good that I was tempted to do episodic essays instead of a weekly review because I found the show so compelling, literally overflowing with great ideas and awesome character moments. From its core philosophies, to its incidental framing of subtle character traits, all the way down to its lush visual flourishes — this is a great show even at just two episodes in.

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Brotherhood: Final Fantasy XV – Episode 1

For the record, the last Final Fantasy game I ever played was FFXII. After that, I kinda abandoned console gaming in favor of portable gaming since it was difficult to find time to actually sit down and play. And I hate myself for that because there were a good number of games that came out during the “ceasefire” that I would have given an arm or a leg for in order to play.

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And so along comes Squeenix with another publicity stunt that looks oddly familiar. Continue reading

BBK/BRNK – Episode 12

I know what you’re thinking. This is the last episode, so why am I writing an episode review on it?

Actually, I was assigned BBK/BRNK over at Crunchyroll for this season, and for that reason I decided to stick to it and complete this episode review, even if it just so happens that the last episode aired right when I started this blog. If you want to check out my previous mid-season review for BBK/BRNK, you can check it out here.

But yeah, this was the last episode, and boy did I have mixed feelings about it. Continue reading