Category Archives: Television

Nagato 2: Joy to the World

The junkyard presents two articles about the Disappearance of Nagato Yuki-Chan episode Joy to the World. The view from 5930 miles away: This week we get to see the opening credits for the first time, which are a lot of … Continue reading

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Babylon 5: The Long Night

You know, one of the toughest shows I’ve covered from a writing perspective has been Babylon 5. It’s still my top Science Fiction show but it’s one long epic which makes writing about it very challenging.  Series that are individual … Continue reading

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Star Trek: Miri

What can you come away with from the episode Miri?  An important life lesson as taught by Jim Kirk himself: NO BLAH BLAH BLAH!  I could end the review there, but what would be the fun in that?  Kirk and … Continue reading

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The World God Only Knows

Season One.  I have several problems with this anime. It centres around a high school boy named Keima who spends all his spare time playing dating sim games. He is very good at them. His abilities are hilariously (not) misunderstood … Continue reading

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Nagato 1: Precious Place

The junkyard presents two articles about the Disappearance of Nagato Yuki-Chan episode Precious Place. The view from 5930 miles away: Anyone coming to the first episode of this new series without having seen The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya will find … Continue reading

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Babylon 5: Falling Toward Apotheosis

What a great title, huh?  Apotheosis is the elevation of someone to divine status, which is the goal of Centauri Emperor Cartagia.  But the episode focuses a lot more on Sheridan and the Vorlon problem and it’s evident from the … Continue reading

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Star Trek: What Are Little Girls Made Of?

We start this episode, What Are Little Girls Made Of?,  on a mission to reunite nurse Chapel with her former fiancé, Roger Corby.  Ok, maybe the mission was to see if anyone was alive on planet Exo III where Corby … Continue reading

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My Love Story!!

Some of the best series I have ever watched have been recommendations from friends. This one was suggested to me by Daz, who runs the nicest and happiest anime group on Facebook and also contributes reviews to this blog, and … Continue reading

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Another Episode 0

“The Other” The view from Igirisu: This OVA episode takes places before the main series but it is essential to watch it afterwards, as it gives away information about the nature of Mei’s relationship with Misaki (as will this article … Continue reading

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Babylon 5: The Summoning

It’s Delenn’s turn to open the episode with her “captains log”.  I imagine that’s a creative choice now, based on the way the opening credits begin for the season.  I don’t love it but the episode makes up for it. … Continue reading

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