Gintama Reviews Episode 122: Imagination Is Nurtured In the 8th Grade

originally posted on ace-reviews.tumblr.com on february 25, 2017 I can’t remember and am too lazy to check if I mentioned yesterday that I generally don’t care much about MMO plots in anime. I don’t have anything against them; they’re just not that interesting (to say nothing of anime that take place entirely in MMOs). That's … Continue reading Gintama Reviews Episode 122: Imagination Is Nurtured In the 8th Grade

Gintama Reviews Episode 121: Novices Only Need a Flathead and a Phillips

originally posted on ace-reviews.tumblr.com on february 24, 2017 THE STORY THUS FAR: idk man i wasn’t keeping track i’m sick This episode is about Shinpachi getting abducted by hilariously lame-looking aliens in a hilariously fake-looking UFO and getting one of his fingers turned into a screwdriver. Naturally, Gin-san finds it all hilarious, at least until … Continue reading Gintama Reviews Episode 121: Novices Only Need a Flathead and a Phillips

Winter 2018 Anime You Should’ve Been Watching

originally posted on ace-reviews.tumblr.com about 5 minutes ago lol Working Buddies What’s It About? a couple of kitties work various part-time jobs Why Should I Watch It? because it’s a cute short full of fun characters. this kitty anime was overshadowed by the other kitty anime, but that doesn’t mean it wasn’t as good. there’s plenty enough room … Continue reading Winter 2018 Anime You Should’ve Been Watching

Gintama Reviews Episode 115: Summer Vacation is the Most Fun Right Before It Starts

originally posted on ace-reviews.tumblr.com on febrary 23, 2017 This episode opens with Gin-san and Shinpachi sitting on the beach, looking around for a guy who’s supposedly been filming female beachgoers without their consent, which basically involves them checking out female beachgoers with high tech binoculars while Kagura does the job herself. They discover the voyeur … Continue reading Gintama Reviews Episode 115: Summer Vacation is the Most Fun Right Before It Starts

Gintama Reviews Episode 114: They Say Soy Sauce On Pudding Tastes Like Sea Urchin, But Soy Sauce On Pudding Only Tastes Like Pudding and Soy Sauce

originally posted on ace-reviews.tumblr.com on february 22, 2017 THE STORY THUS FAR: kyojiro revealed the motives behind his apparent betrayal, zaki attempted to go undercover in the anti-foreigner faction, zura went to prison, azumi hired odd jobs to help get in touch with some dude who looks like a character from an 80s shojo manga, … Continue reading Gintama Reviews Episode 114: They Say Soy Sauce On Pudding Tastes Like Sea Urchin, But Soy Sauce On Pudding Only Tastes Like Pudding and Soy Sauce

Gintama Reviews Episode 107: Kids Don’t Understand How Their Parents Feel

originally posted on ace-reviews.tumblr.com on february 21, 2017 THE STORY THUS FAR: in the shinsengumi crisis arc, ito tried to assassinate kondo while hijikata was dealing with having his soul eaten by a cursed sword, ito ended up betrayed by his allies the kiheitai because of course you were you idiot takasugi is insane and … Continue reading Gintama Reviews Episode 107: Kids Don’t Understand How Their Parents Feel

Gintama Reviews Episode 101: Rules Are Made to be Broken

originally posted on ace-reviews.tumblr.com on february 20, 2017 when watching pretty girl samurai please make sure the room is well lit and do not sit too close to the screen THE STORY THUS FAR: the odd jobs crew were hired to stand in line for a new video game console, odd jobs+zura compete against the … Continue reading Gintama Reviews Episode 101: Rules Are Made to be Broken

Gintama Reviews Episode 97: Exaggerate the Tales of Your Exploits by a Third, so Everyone Has a Good Time/Men Have a Weakness for Girls Who Sell Flowers and Work in Pastry Shops

originally posted on ace-reviews.tumblr.com on february 19, 2017 CUTE It’s time for another 2-story episode. It can’t have been that long since the last one, and yet I feel like it has been. Huh. I suppose I could check, but… nah. The first half is a Lupin III parody about ex-thief Catherine getting blackmailed by … Continue reading Gintama Reviews Episode 97: Exaggerate the Tales of Your Exploits by a Third, so Everyone Has a Good Time/Men Have a Weakness for Girls Who Sell Flowers and Work in Pastry Shops

Gintama Reviews Episode 96: If You’re A Man, Don’t Give Up

originally posted on ace-reviews.tumblr.com on february 18, 2017 it’s not zura it’s kagura’s dad THE STORY THUS FAR: in a two-parter, hasegawa stood trial after accidentally assaulting a woman on a train platform It took a few minutes for me to start getting any idea of what is going on in this episode. There was … Continue reading Gintama Reviews Episode 96: If You’re A Man, Don’t Give Up

Gintama Reviews Episode 93: Even A Hero Has Issues

originally posted on ace-reviews.tumblr.com on february 17, 2017 it’s almost like companies don’t give two shits about religion and just want to market the hell out of gift-giving holidays wherever and however possible because $$$ (or, rather, ¥¥¥) THE STORY THUS FAR: i watched a whole bunch of episodes yesterday with my sister and the … Continue reading Gintama Reviews Episode 93: Even A Hero Has Issues