Overlord III and Cells At Work Ep. 1 – Blood and Breaktime

Because this is apparently the season of strong starts, we have Overlord and Cells at Work going overtime on great starter episodes, made doubly ridiculous by the fact that both sound super mundane on paper. Guild NPCs take a day off after a lot of hard work Cells work real hard to fight off pneumonia The way these two seemingly mundane concepts take fruit is … Continue reading Overlord III and Cells At Work Ep. 1 – Blood and Breaktime

Why Did J. C. Staff Animate Backstreet Girls In Microsoft PowerPoint?

What the hell happened here? I can’t even find decent resources for screenshots, and I can’t be bothered to find some from my phone. The show is a perfect adaptation of the manga. Too perfect. They, quite honestly, just got the manga panels, colored them in, and added voice acting. They did not improve on the manga as a visual medium. The only thing they … Continue reading Why Did J. C. Staff Animate Backstreet Girls In Microsoft PowerPoint?

Hanebado! Episode 1 – It’s Hibike! Euphonium, but with Badminton

Starting off the new anime season strong with a sports anime I am very excited for this season, Hanebado! The episode starts off very strong, with a an intense badminton match. The animation in this scene is fast and fluid, and you can feel the impact of both players’ feet hitting the ground and rackets hitting shuttlecocks, thanks to the stellar shot composition and sound … Continue reading Hanebado! Episode 1 – It’s Hibike! Euphonium, but with Badminton