I have to hand it to Watanabe Wataru.
It’s funny how much this felt like a series review post as I was getting ready to write it. But that’s the nature of Amagami/Seiren, I guess.
I always need a bit of time to process what I’ve watched after an episode of this series, but this week was especially hard-hitting.
The emperor truly has no clothes, and this episode was the final hand in this unpleasant game of strip poker.
Ojun must be Japanese for “terrifying”, but somehow I never learned it my Japanese classes…
So there I was, enjoying this week’s episode of “Douwa Through the Back Door”, when a whole lot of plot broke out.
Meanwhile, back in Hakone…
As long as there’s anime, Gainax will live on.
The Miyamae arc has been really good – but it prompts me to at least ask myself if the comparative lack of romance is a legit problem in what’s pitched as a romance series.
There’s no question about it – one of the challenges when writing about Shouwa Genroku Rakugo Shinjuu is to avoid fawning over it