Tales of Zestiria the X – Episode 10

Hey, this is actually a fairly entertaining episode! With in-jokes strewn around, even the veteran Shepherd within me is pleased to hear those familiar shenanigans again. It's another hectic episode for our heroes, yet, in-between the hellion hack and slash and community service are little nuggets of comedic value. It has been quite a while since Sorey and …

Amanchu! – Episode 9

Umpf. That hit closer to home than I expected. For some reason, this week's Amanchu! reads like a personal introspection by its author -- sorta like a piece taken out of a diary. By the way how Amano-sensei presents and phrases Teko's character and words this episode makes me feel like she's drawing Amanchu! out of her own experience. Teko's …

Amanchu! – Episode 8

Episode 8 is as straightforward as it can get. Divided into two parts like with previous episodes, we get to see more of the Diving Club's members' personality through each of their own perspectives. I'll say this as early as now: I'm glad I chose Ai as best girl. Both halves of this episode was rather simple, yet, what …

Tales of Zestiria the X – Episode 7

I can't bring myself to be salty about this episode considering that Berseria is giving Zestiria a run for its money. Seriously. I'm bummed out that Berseria's inclusion into ToZX's narrative is entirely irrelevant aside from being a promotional propaganda. I'm not even sure if blogging this and the previous episode was worth it because I don't see myself playing Berseria's game …