I’d originally planned to get this post up sooner, but have been delaying it for a couple of reasons. The more obvious one being time, between the 12 Days posts and Christmas/New Year I’ve just not had the time to get around to writing this one. The more significant reason though is that I’m honestly struggling to come up with anything to actually say about this episode. As a finale to 11 episodes of dithering around in circles it was honestly pretty functional. But functional isn’t great when I have zero investment in any of the characters. Continue reading “Between the Sky and Sea Episode 12: Space Fishing I guess.”→
This show has some tone issues. Tone issues which were pretty constant this episode in particular, with scenes which were very clearly meant to be taken totally seriously consistently coming across as comedic due to the goofy delivery or inherent silliness of the situation at hand. At least it was unintentionally funny.
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’ve wanted to give episodic anime blogging a try for a while ago, but never find myself watching something that felt suited for it. But, since this season’s been kind enough to feature a show that feels right, it would be remiss of me to pass the opportunity up. So let’s get this train rolling and look at the first episode. Continue reading “Between the Sky and Sea episode 1: What?!”→