It’s the end! Some shows lost their way; some were never going to recover. But it’s still been an enjoyable season overall.
This week: Satoru gets emotional over these Impressions getting posted on schedule this week. That and some stuff about Kayo.
This week: shifts in Shoujo-tachi, consistent crap in KyoAni’s fan-service flick, and continued praise for Boku Machi even if the internet is upset that the obvious villain was obvious.
Lucky number seven, and it’s fortunately been a good week all round.
Had some technical hitches for the last few days, so again: this is a Monday thing. Mondays just don’t like me enough yet to allow it.
So this was supposed to be a Monday thing now, but uni happened.
So this a Monday thing now.
Slowly getting this blog back on schedule by slowly getting my life back on schedule. So, what did we watch last week?
Inspired by the spirit of Kekkai Sensen’s finale, this post is finally here, better late than never!
Journalism teaches you one thing fast; you’ve been saying too much. Stop. Cut the crap. Doesn’t that make for a more exciting read?
Yet, the standard style for an anime review online is overburdened with length. Paragraphs are used to explain what should be put in a sentence; the same thoughts are repeated in different words, or different buzzwords. This blog too used to pride itself on its ‘long sentences’, but that About page needs an update. Anime reviewing needs an update. Doing something for longer, unless you keep up a flow of new ideas, material and engaging stylistic features, naturally makes your prose less powerful.
The same goes for the shows you’re reviewing.
This is going to be so much less time-intensive than full episode reviews. Plus, I get to talk about more stuff. In the words of Musani’s director, it’s a ‘win-win’!
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