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In Pursuit of Awesome (A New Season of Reviews)

By Nomad Otto

Alright, the first midterm in the class I’m teaching is over, so I have a break in the grading, moreover, I was a good person, and did a large chunk of my homework over the last couple of days, so I have time to watch things, and, then, now, to write about them. This new season is fairly short on Nomad shows, but heavy on Bign shows, so don’t expect to see lots of positive reviews. Also, though fall is my favorite season, the fact that it’s not flipping cold enough means that I can’t enjoy the main benefit of the colder temperatures, the ability to wear heavier clothes without seeming like a terrorist or thief. Finally, the joys of teaching are somewhat mitigated by the fact that some of my “kids” are lazy sacks of shit, and since my continued funding depends on the mercy of my reviews, both from the prof and from the kids, if they don’t do well, I look bad, and I might have to get a real job.

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Brief Comments about Despair before the sub comes out

By Nomad Otto

It was good, not fantastic, but solid. I could do with less service though. Voices were pretty good, and they kept the flow of the humor fairly well. I would appreciate a bit more ranting though, it’s one of the highlights of the manga. More will be said after I watch it again with the sub (I know I’m weak, but it’ll help to get all of the jokes, esp. the blackboard jokes.) ED is good, OP is okay…. This is all for now, and I leave you with a screencap:

Kafka and Itoshiki, a study in opposites

Previews for summer 2007

By Nomadotto

Just finished watchin’ the previews for summer 2007. This is not a complete list, just a list of the things whose CM or Preview video I saw. Here’s the list, and the commentary.

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