As if the last episode wasn’t traumatic enough, Higurashi‘s first episode of 2021 is a real punch in the gut. Previously, we only had a brief yet harrowing description of the massacre at the Watangashi Festival but this episode showcases, in vivid detail, Oishi’s rampage. During the rampage, Rika is brutally beaten to death and… Continue reading Higurashi When They Cry – Gou Episode 14 Review
This month, I’ve been so honoured to host the Jon Spencer Creators Showcase. Over the course of December, creators submitted their best and favourite works that they published in November 2020. In total I received thirty one submissions all of which are incredible. Please make sure to check out the posts below and give each… Continue reading Jon’s Creator Showcase December 2020 – Submission Round Up
Swindler, Courier and the Children crawl out of the wreckage of the once revered Shinkansen. While the Children are unscathed, Swinder and Courier have significant injuries of their own. Knowing she’ll just slow them down, Swindler asks Courier to take the Children to the ‘safe place’ Hacker gave her the co-ordinates to while she stays… Continue reading Akudama Drive Episode 12 Review (Final)
This week’s episode opened up with one of Higurashi‘s biggest no-nos – someone (presumably Teppei) messed up Oyashiro-sama’s shrine. This leads to some of the Hinamizawa villagers thinking that the Hojos will be this year’s victims of curse, although let’s be honest, they were always on the list. On the other side of town, Keiichi continues… Continue reading Higurashi When They Cry – Gou Episode 12 Review
The dust settles after the riots and mayhem of episode ten and we head…right back to the beginning? But we’re not the only ones confused! Swindler and Courier are trapped in a simulation, repeating moments of their lives and that fateful day at the Takoyaki Stand. They almost loose loose themselves if not for the… Continue reading Akudama Drive Episode 11 Review: War Games
Kansai threatens to tear itself apart as the anti-Akudama protests reach fever pitch. On the quieter side of town, Courier and Swindler race to catch up to the Executioners holding Brother prisoner. But they’re not the only ones on the move, Hoodlum and Doctor are following close behind. All three groups face off back where… Continue reading Akudama Drive Episode 10 Review: Babel
I’m very excited to announce that I’ll be hosting the December 2020 Jon’s Creator Showcase. For those of you who haven’t heard of #TheJCS before, the showcase is an incredible community initiative started back in 2017 by Jon Spencer Reviews. Each month, one blogger acts as the host and collates submissions from across the net… Continue reading Jon’s Creator Showcase for December 2020 is Open!!
Kansai descends into chaos as vigilante justice runs rampant and the crowds grow increasingly fearful of the still at large S-rank Akudama. With the police and executioner forces distracted, Courier, Swindler and Sister head to the executioner headquarters to try and save Brother. But it’s not the headquarters security they need to worry about when… Continue reading Akudama Drive Episode 9 Review: The Shining
At the end of last week’s episode, we all watched in incredulous marvel as Sister and Swindler rocketed off to the moon. They don’t make it very far before they hurtle back down to earth and have to work out what to do next. Separated from the other Akudama, Swindler decides to head back to… Continue reading Akudama Drive Episode 8 Review: Black Rain
The Pupa short anime series is notorious for being one of the worst anime out there. With twelve episodes, just four minutes each you’d be forgiven for thinking it can’t be that bad – how can something go so wrong in such a short period of time? But Pupa manages the impossible, and in it’s… Continue reading Pupa Anime vs Manga- What Went So Horribly Wrong?