This episode felt like it was meant to be one of the emotional high points of the series. It very much wasn’t. Continue reading “Between the Sky and Sea episode 9: Mehstival.”
After the lukewarm excitement of last week’s space escapades things came tumbling back down to earth again this week. With the show having fulfilled its vague space fishing quota for a while we’re back to the individual character focus episodes again. This time it’s… Oh no. Continue reading “Between the Sky and Sea episode 8: Crashing back down.”
In a wholly unexpected turn of events the gang finally made it into space this week. It was pretty anticlimactic.
Week six and I’m starting to wonder if this lot will ever actually do any space fishing. On the plus side the show finally broke free from the Namino black hole; she only half started a fight this time!
Does that post title refer to the contents of the episode or my decision to keep blogging this thing? Why not both?! While not quite as utterly good will destroying as last week this episode’s trajectory didn’t change a whole lot really. On the plus side it saw the return of the show’s distinctive style of extremely inefficient problem solving, so that was fun at least.
I’m going to level with you folks; this show isn’t very good. As much as I’m trying my best to give it a fair shake the anime seems determined to undermine any goodwill it manages to build, this episode in particular managed to throw that small level of positive feeling right out the window. With that said I’m committed to blogging this thing and I’ve finished far worse stuff out of sheer obstinacy before. So let’s talk about the episode.
Rolling and getting something entirely different from what you wanted is very much the quintessential mobage experience. Silly gacha things aside this episode actually covered a surprising amount of ground.
Continue reading “Between the Sky and Sea episode 3: Accurate Portrayal of Gacha”