Category Archives: Television

The Disappearance of Nagato Yuki-chan II

The junkyard presents two articles about the Disappearance of Nagato Yuki-Chan episode The Disappearance of Nagato Yuki-Chan II… The view from 5930 miles away: “Sure is quiet in here.” Wow. He should see our libraries if he thinks that’s quiet. … Continue reading

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Babylon 5: No Surrender, No Retreat

As a fan of Babylon 5, it makes sense that I would praise the series, but if there is one episode I could convince people to watch, especially during 2020, it would be this one.  Londo says, “it’s been a … Continue reading

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Star Trek: Arena

When I was a kid, there was one Star Trek creature for me: the Gorn.  Boy howdy, did I love the Gorn.  I was teased by my cousin for how much I loved the Gorn but there was something about this creature … Continue reading

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Girlish Number

Girlish Number takes a satirical look behind the scenes of the world of anime production. It doesn’t paint a pretty picture. Our point-of-view characters are the voice artists, and we have a mixture of abilities and degrees of success in … Continue reading

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The Disappearance of Nagato Yuki-chan I

The junkyard presents two articles about the Disappearance of Nagato Yuki-Chan episode The Disappearance of Nagato Yuki-Chan I… The view from 5930 miles away: This episode starts by replaying the events of the previous one, but from the perspective of … Continue reading

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Babylon 5: Moments of Transition

Zathras always made me laugh but one thing that resonated outside of the confines of Babylon 5 was his simple comment, “at least there is symmetry!”  Moments of Transition, a title that echoes G’Kar’s final words in season 3, shows … Continue reading

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Star Trek: The Squire of Gothos

If you love Rufus T. Firefly, you know what happens when you call him an upstart.  Don’t call Rufus T. Firefly an upstart.  Doing so can get you smacked in the face, and war can be declared.  The Marx Brother’s … Continue reading

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That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime

One of the most popular anime genres is known as “isekai”, and always follows a similar pattern: an average Joe dies and is reincarnated in a fantasy world, generally becoming very powerful and popular in his new life. It is … Continue reading

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Nagato 10: Someday in the Rain

The junkyard presents two articles about the Disappearance of Nagato Yuki-Chan episode Someday in the Rain… The view from 5930 miles away: Nagato has been involved in a car accident but has had a lucky escape, at least physically. She … Continue reading

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Babylon 5: Rumours, Bargains and Lies

As much as Babylon 5 ever goes for comedy, this is one of the best.  The show will attempt to pull off a few outright comedy episodes in the future (Zooty, zoot zoot!) but this one, for my money, does … Continue reading

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