Sakamichi no Apollon Review

Confused, distraught, distressed, these are all adjectives that describe my state the second the OP started. I will concede that, going in, I didn’t expect much of the plot, or characters, I would’ve watched the anime just for the sake of its soundtrack, but the OP, sacred in Bebop with its Tank!, had been defiled with vocals and surprising state of not-jazz, despite the whole anime being focused on that genre. Gone were my hopes of a spiritual successor to bebop with its themes and tunes, and in its stead I got this; a bewildering series of scenes, coupled with an even more perplexing song. Needless to say, that within the first minute of the first episode of this anime, my expectations were crushed- badly.

This is the only picture you're getting. Deal with it.

This is the only picture you’re getting. Deal with it.

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Love Live! Ep 8 & 9: What? We’re Busy Too!

Us being students, we are busy and seeing that nobody really looks out for these episodics, no one will mind if it’s late right? Plus we have this secret that the writer’s of this blog are actually school idols struggling to save our school from being closed due to not having enough students enrolling. Yeah, I know right! Tough times man.

Aww yeah... take it in Rin!!!

Aww yeah… take it in Rin!!!

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Tamako Market, Ep. 7 & Ep. 8

Unfortunately, due to a schedule caught in the stranglehold of Singaporean pre-university education, I’ve missed last week’s Tamako Market episodic review. With education’s grip on my throat only loosened slightly, and a need to catch up, here are two slightly more concise reviews on the last two episodes of this series. Thankfully, the subject matter for those episodes are similar enough to talk about them in the same poorly-worded paragraph: something about how a pacific islander fortune teller girl goes to Japan to retrieve her semi-robotic metrosexual cockatoo. Typing that last bit just made me lose several IQ points, and I’m about to lose more… Well, here we go:

I am not amused.

I am not amused.

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