I started this episode with the mindset "who the hell cares about Iris?", but am fairly content with the episode now that I've finished it. Although I still don't feel much for Iris as a character overall, at least her presence is no longer annoying. It wasn't an outstanding episode to me per se, but… Continue reading [Highlights] Violet Evergarden 04: A Bouquet of Irises and a Single Violet
This episode is a bit of an individual story arc. It is also not a particularly impressive one, in my opinion. It relied on way too many tropes to tell this story. Needless to say though, it was as pretty as the previous ones in terms of execution, and I am still fairly pleased with the anime overall.
Still busy as hell...but still ended up watching Violet Evergarden. I don't think I was as wowed by this episode as the first, but this was definitely still a solid episode. Emerging feminism! Taking all into account, this would be something like...the late 19th century? Benedict continues to be cute. I expected him to be… Continue reading [Highlights] Violet Evergarden 02: Under Rain or Shine
I have all the confidence that with a beginning like this, Violet Evergarden is definitely going to live up to its hype. I honestly haven't seen so much hype for an anime in a significant duration of time. And - by the way - this review is 100% serious. I promise. Story Recovery from trauma:… Continue reading [First Impression] Violet Evergarden’s Delivery Service？
I'm pretty excited about finally following upcoming anime episode-by-episode. Based on trailers, here are five I'd check out, out of which I'll choose 2-3 to review on a weekly basis. Considering that first impressions aren't always accurate, I'll probably leave room for one more show not from my list. Here we go, in no particular… Continue reading 2018 Winter Anime I’ll Check Out