Winter 2017 Episode Rankings – Week 6

February 19, 2017

Well, I asked for series suggestions here and on two other sites, and got a grand total of one reply. Which I’m very grateful for, don’t get me wrong! That was Youjo Senki, which joins the rest of the series in my lineup. To round the list up to 20, I’ve added my own pick, the season’s lowest rated series (going by Anime-Planet average scores) Kemono Friends.

Nothing gets dropped, at this mid-way point I’m still finding everything entertaining enough~

The usual, magical action/comedy combination sees KonoSuba back at #1 this week~

The usual, magical action/comedy combination sees KonoSuba back at #1 this week~

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Winter 2017 Episode Rankings – Week 5

February 12, 2017

Back from the expo, which was fun as usual, and I didn’t spend *too* much money or lose *too* much shelf space either! Truly a win-win situation.

Now that I’ve caught up with everything, it’s time to think about what changes I want to make to my lineup for the season’s second half~ Let me know if there are any Winter series not already on my list that you think I’d like, or that you think I’d hate but want me to suffer through, or just anything you want to see added TBH, and I’ll consider it! 😀

Great master-disciple interactions, fantastic rakugo performances and a shock ending made this an easy #1.

Great master-disciple interactions, fantastic rakugo performances and a shock ending made this an easy #1.

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Winter 2017 Episode Rankings – Week 4

February 5, 2017

Just a heads up, I’ll be at the Midlands MCM Expo in Telford next Saturday, so this may result in a delay to my next blog post as I catch up with everything on Sunday. The expo is one of only two anime-themed events that I attend each year, so it’ll be nice to meet up with fellow fans and see cosplay and merchandise in person again!

I'm surprised at how many different viewpoints and flashbacks Kuzu no Honkai fits into each ep, while the pacing still feels fine!

I’m impressed at how many different viewpoints and flashbacks Kuzu no Honkai manages to fit into each ep, while the pacing still feels fine!

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Winter 2017 Episode Rankings – Week 3

January 29, 2017

Looks like the usual big ranking drops for the comedy series have all begun at once, as the more plot-driven shows finally get into gear… There’s not much to say about most of them aside from the fact I found them less funny this week, so I’ll ignore some of the larger drops and discuss some series I’ve hardly mentioned instead.

Now that's more like it from Iron-Blooded Orphans!

Now that’s more like it from Iron-Blooded Orphans!

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Winter 2017 Episode Rankings – Week 2

January 22, 2017

I thought that this season’s shows were very close in terms of quality, so I expected to see a lot more movement than this… maybe I’ve just settled on this order subconsciously after last week, I honestly couldn’t say. Hopefully it won’t be like this all season, or else I won’t have much to talk about!

Even plants run away from poor Yunyun. :(

Even plants run away from poor Yunyun. 😦

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Winter 2017 Episode Rankings – Week 1

January 15, 2017

It’s finally here, Week 1 episode rankings for Winter 2017! I use the term ‘week’ loosely here – Iron-Blooded Orphans’ 13th episode aired on Christmas day, while 3-gatsu no Lion’s was only yesterday evening. But it was that or leave a gap, and I don’t like gaps. 😛 Hopefully now that the chaos of New Year is over, we can expect a more regular release schedule from here onwards.

As usual, I’ll be commenting on the all-new, non-sequel shows this week due to the sheer number of them, but if you want to know my thoughts on any of the sequels or continuing series, ask away in the comments!

Despite a noticable drop in animation quality, KonoSuba's stupid plot twists and character take the #1 spot.

Despite a noticable drop in animation quality, KonoSuba’s stupid plot twists and character take the #1 spot.

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Happy New Year! 2017

January 1, 2017

Happy New Year, to all followers new and old, and to any random readers! Heck, even to the spam bots, why not~

Year of the Rooster!

Year of the Rooster!

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