Author: Petrea Mitchell

Anime roundup 8/20/2013: And They Made a Most Agreeable Thump When They Hit the Ground

Anime roundup 8/20/2013: And They Made a Most Agreeable Thump When They Hit the Ground

In this week's viewing: It's that late-season moment when the plot cards are all on the table and fisticuffs break out in all directions! Read More »

Anime roundup 9/13/2013: Cut Day

Anime roundup 9/13/2013: Cut Day

In this week's viewing: The Eccentric Family lays bare a dastardly plot, Gatchaman Crowds creeps out its local viewers, and more! Read More »

Anime roundup 9/6/2013: Always Look On the Bright Side of Life

Anime roundup 9/6/2013: Always Look On the Bright Side of Life

In this week's viewing: Gatchaman Crowds continues to go to unexpected places, the Shimogamo family tree contains surprises, and more! Read More »

Anime roundup 8/30/2013: I Think I’m a Clone Now

Anime roundup 8/30/2013: I Think I’m a Clone Now

In this week's viewing: Ginka Shirokane meets an evil mirror of herself, Jō Hibiki meets an evil mirror of himself, and one of the Shimogamo clan is his own worst enemy. Read More »

Anime roundup 8/23/2013: Your Princess Is In Another Reality

Anime roundup 8/23/2013: Your Princess Is In Another Reality

In this week's viewing: Space Brothers gets drop-kicked, Day Break Illusion causes a lecture on honorifics, and more! Read More »

Anime roundup 8/16/2013: Take Heart

Anime roundup 8/16/2013: Take Heart

In this week's viewing: Hunter x Hunter lays on the foreshadowing, Space Brothers, of all shows, does something mindbogglingly, cringingly offensive, and more! Read More »

Anime roundup 8/9/2013: The Zero’s Journey

Anime roundup 8/9/2013: The Zero’s Journey

Hunter x Hunter #90 – Nodding to old sf tropes once again, the new Chimera Ant king is after both braaaaaaaains and our women. And he demonstrates how mustache-twirlingly evil he is by killing two henchmen before he’s five minutes old, a... Read More »

Anime roundup 8/2/2013: Take a Number

Anime roundup 8/2/2013: Take a Number

Gatchaman Crowds #3 – This is the first sf work I know of to grapple full-on with the implications of widespread social networking. In any medium. You can point to any number of stories where blogging and online interaction are a standard part... Read More »

Anime roundup 7/26/2013: The Safety Dance

Anime roundup 7/26/2013: The Safety Dance

Gatchaman Crowds #2 – Gatchaman Crowds has declared its thesis topic, which is the gamification of human interactions as mediated by the Internet. Gamification is, broadly, the application of game-like scoring systems to Internet sites which a... Read More »

Anime roundup 7/19/2013: Expository Lumps

Anime roundup 7/19/2013: Expository Lumps

And now, the rest of your season premieres! For those who were eagerly awaiting Symphogear G or the new Milky Holmes, I regret to inform you that they haven’t been picked up for international streaming. Monogatari Second Season premiere –... Read More »

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