Gendomike and Ray sing together the praises of Tari Tari, an unexpectedly decent slice-of-life anime that just ended recently.
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What Ray and I think about Kokoro Connect so far. A lively conversation about the strengths and weaknesses of this discussion-worthy drama.
The main plot begins in the new Lupin series. Our writers debate whether the formal innovations of this incarnation of the series overcome what might be storytelling issues.
Fujiko and Goemon try to start a revolution in the latest episode of Lupin III: Fujiko Mine. Did they succeed in stirring up wintermuted and ElectricV01′s hearts too?
This week, wintermuted and ElectricV01 have diverging opinions about Lupin III episode 6: is it a plotless mediocrity or a deconstruction of yuri tropes? Find out more!
The discussion continues about the latest Lupin series! This time the discussion centers around full frontal nudity—and more.
In the latest installment of The Fujiko Telegrams, wintermuted and dcbebop consider the changes made to the character of Zenigata. And they don’t approve of them.
Wintermuted and DCBebop, our resident Lupin experts, continue their discussion of the new series. And this time, they disagree (just a little), on this episode introducing the samurai Goemon.
A dialogue between wintermuted and ElectricV01 about the latest Lupin TV series, Lupin the Third: The Woman Named Fujiko Mine! First in a series of articles, episode 2 coming tomorrow, and the first dialogue-style article in years.
Yes, moritheil has become a discussion partner in this revival of our Face Off feature! Please enjoy this rather meta-level discussion about whether anime can be treated like art or not.
Mike: Candy Boy: 90% sugar. 10% kinky. 0% boy! Ray: It’s the sweetest thing – if only women were that great. In real life, I always meet AP’s – American Princesses, whether they’re Taiwanese American Princesses, Korean American Princesses, Japanese American Princesses (queens), or other kinds. Some of them don’t even live in the US! [...]
Ray:I’m wondering if I should continue to watch White Album. It’s…frankly, seemingly a little plain vanilla. Mike: You know, I think that’s a good description of it. It felt very bland and unfocused. The character interactions were very flat.