Posts Tagged ‘Sayonara Zetsubou Sensei’

Uchouten Kazoku ep5: you can’t have your tanuki and eat it too – so don’t eat it!!

August 5, 2013 1 comment

Well this episode was weirder than normal. All in all, not a lot happened. But what did was pretty important. Our tanuki hero is on the run from Benten after destroying the inner parlor and losing the Flying Thunder God fan. His efforts to be on the run don’t get him very far though. As pretty early into the episode he’s already been caught by Benten and her tengu guards. Wow, this show isn’t going to last very long if the main character gets cooked this episode. Read more…

Uchouten Kazoku ep4: incorrigible!

July 28, 2013 1 comment

Uh, wow! Tanukis really are a foolish, foolish race.  This was like a giant slap fight – with rockets.

It’s finally the night of the festival, and as the humans prepare, so do the tanuki. In the flying tea room, known as the inner parlor, the Shimogamo family gathers to observe the human festivities from the skies. The only problem? Yasaburo’s guest hasn’t arrived yet. Read more…

Uchouten Kazoku ep2 & 3: our father was, our mother is; tengu were, humans are

July 21, 2013 1 comment

It seems that the tanuki society is a one of rivals.  And one of strong family bonds.  And very unfortunately, a society that has to live with the fact that they’re low on the food chain.  How would you feel if you had to live someplace where your neighbors might consider you an easy meal? Read more…

Check-in Station: Uchouten Kazoku ep1 (foolish old man, foolish little girl)

July 7, 2013 2 comments

Time for another preface, I’m checking this show out almost exclusively because of the art style/character design. I found nothing too particularly interesting about the plot or setting. Yet here I am. Checking out another new summer anime. Let’s see if a show about the intertwined lives of tanuki, tengu and humans can peak my interest. Read more…

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