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Has Madhouse Lost Its Edge?

Has Madhouse Lost Its Edge?

2010 has been a disappointing year for a handful of people. I can’t necessarily disagree either, after witnessing Anime no Chikara’s lukewarm reception, which led to its awfully premature demise (yeah, kinda pathetic to be put on indefinite hiatus after measly three seasons), and the absence of that single out-and-out masterpiece of an anime that […]

Spring 2010: Less Moe, More Substance?

Spring 2010: Less Moe, More Substance?

Sorrow-kun has just given his opinion on the new season, and I’ve discovered that the new shows have a subtle, but important, shift in focus away from the “moexploitation” shows of past seasons. While I am not foolish or naive enough to conclude that Spring 2010 will be known as “The Season that Moe Died” […]

Spring 2010: First Thoughts

Spring 2010: First Thoughts

I followed seven shows last season, and I think that’s a reasonable number of series to take on, so I’ve set that as the upper cap for this season as well. While it gives me time to catch up on some good shows from older seasons (I still have unwatched The Twelve Kingdoms DVDs), it […]