Posts Tagged ‘Check-out’

Check-out Station: Gargantia (the burden of thought)

June 30, 2013 1 comment

I was a little worried when this episode started. I started buying into everyone’s fears about Urobuchi pulling some stone cold ending, or relying on cliches while throwing the cast’s progression to the wind. but I’m satisfied now.  Quite satisfied. Read more…

Check-out Station: Valvrave ep12 (a fun waste of time)

June 29, 2013 5 comments

Well, what did I expect? The series started off an incomprehensible mess, of course it’s gonna end in a swirling storm of nonsense, shenanigans, convenient contrivances and an ending scene that places it firmly atop bullsh*t mountain. Now I have to reflect on this episode and see if I can still standby previous comments about it being “stupid but fun”. Read more…

Check-out Station: Blood-C: The Last Dark (you killed my Kill Bill)

March 10, 2013 3 comments

I’m very neutral towards the Blood series in all its incarnations.  Usually it’s one of those things where I find the setting and the characters generally uninteresting, but I stay for the gore.  And I’m not that huge a fan of gore in my anime either.  Blood just does it so well.  And it’s not just about how they kill, but who they kill.  Everyone.  And without remorse.  So when I watched the TV series that set up this movie, I wasn’t terribly surprised or disappointed.  I found it barely decent overall.  But I had higher expectations for the movie, because it looked like it would cut past most of the garbage that hampered the TV series.  Does it?  Kinda, but it also comes with its own set of unique problems.

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