Part 2 of what will probably be a four-parter! Yay!
Also, surprisingly, other than InaKon, this post also comprises the shittiest anime (besides Hamatora) of the season. So whoo for getting this over with!
(Reminder that there is a trigger warning for Kill la Kill. Proceed with caution.)
Since it doesn’t seem like I’ll be getting to a short review of these anytime soon, I would just like to say that Samurai Flamenco and Seikai Seifuku were by far my favorite series of this season.
In fact, Samumenco was so absolutely incredible that it has secured a permanent place in my heart. Proof that animes that redeem themselves do exist–and Samumenco does great redemption narratives. (Also, I take back basically everything I’ve ever said about Masayoshi and Gotou’s relationship being fanservice-y/queerbait-y. You are amazing, Manglobe, and I hope you know that.)
Sekai Seifuku was just really fun, and while there was one slightly sour episode, the others were just so entertaining and (occasionally) heartwarming that I couldn’t help but love it. I can’t comment on the ending because I haven’t watched it yet (darn!), but I have faith that it’ll be an incredible finale. Also, take note, this is how you do filters right. Seriously, the aesthetics of this anime was great, and I loved how it complemented the series as a whole. Good stuff.
Is this blog going to consist only of initial and final impressions? (At this rate, it looks like yes.)
Anyway, this season was fairly mediocre, though there were a few standout gems that made it a lot better than last season (and only two absolutely terrible new series, actually).
No trigger warnings for this post, though there will be one in another post (for Kill la Kill).
Watching a total of… fifteen anime this season.
Well, this is going to be fun.