2017 Summer Final Update I won’t be including Winter/Spring/Summer shows in the rankings below, so this is purely based on Fall. I’ll do the year-to-date cumulative ranking when Fall is complete. [ Standard disclaimer: Not spoiler free! ] All of the following are loosely grouped by color: Tier 1, Tier 2, Tier 3, Tier 4. […]

Mid-year 2017 viewing update, Summer viewing plans Summer 2017 viewing update #1 Summer wasn’t quite what I hoped with Netflix and Amazon mugging a number of shows, but the four I did watch were between solid and great. I also marathoned two shows from previous seasons during the downtime, and plowed through some rewatches. I’m […]

2017 Mid-year Update Summer has begun, or what passes for it right now… Still, what I am watching is enjoyable, so here’s my initial impressions. I won’t be including Winter or Spring shows in the rankings below, so this is purely based on Summer. I’ll do the year-to-date cumulative ranking when Summer is complete. [ […]

2017 Winter, Final Thoughts Spring 2017 viewing update #1 Spring 2017 viewing update #2 We’ve reached the halfway point of the year now. Two Spring shows stepped up far beyond my expectations while a few others managed to meet expectations which made it a much stronger season than I previously anticipated. [ Standard disclaimer: Spoilers! […]

2017 Winter, Final Thougts Spring 2017 viewing update #1 This will be my last update before the season ending/mid-year post, so let’s see where things stand at the moment! I won’t be including Winter shows in the rankings below, so this is purely based on Spring. I’ll do the year-to-date cumulative ranking when Spring is […]

2017 Winter, Final Thougts This is the mid-season update so comments will be brief. I save longer thoughts for the end of the season. I was going to wait until the middle of the season, but shows are so spread out (some on ep 5, some 4, some 3) that I’m doing it a bit […]

Winter 2017 viewing update #1 Winter is complete! Feels like it went by pretty quickly. I expected a terrible season, started to get a pretty strong season, and then after some setbacks got an “okay” season with just two clear stand-outs, but that includes an AOTY contender. Better than I expected, but less than I’d […]

2016 Year in Review This is the mid-season update so comments will (mostly) be brief. I save longer thoughts for the end of the season. I’ve seen 6 episodes of all of the following shows. [Standard disclaimer: Not spoiler free.] Completed or Airing 01. Urara Meirochou [ 9.0 / 10 ] 02. Gabriel Dropout [ […]

Mid-year Recap Summer Recap Fall Update #1 My overall 2016 rankings. Click on a title to jump to the comments. Completed or Airing 01. Flip Flappers [ 10.0 / 10 ] T2. Flying Witch [ 9.5 / 10 ] T2. Amanchu! [ 9.5 / 10 ] T4. ViVid Strike! [ 9.25 / 10 ] T4. […]

Previous update! Busy busy season. Only doing very brief comments for each show. [Standard disclaimer: Not spoiler free.] Full Series 1. Flip Flappers [◄new►] – 3 eps, 9.5/10 – [99% import] I don’t understand how this show is real, but it’s got masterpiece-tier potential. Every once in a while these industry talent showcases come along, […]