Phantom ~Requiem for the Phantom~ Ep.1

Shadowy organizations, check. Two assassins, check. Vague religious symbolism complete with shitty Gregorian chanting, check. Ali Project ED, check. Banging viewers over the head with the puppet metaphor, fucking check.

You know what? You already did it with Noir ~Booya of the Noir~ first and better, Bee Train. Why the fuck would you do it again?


Oh, but I guess the gimmick of Phantom ~Requiem for the Phantom~ is a dick. Real big shocker that he has unlimited potential, but ooh, he can’t remember his past except in washed out flashbacks. I’m beginning to think that Bee Train is brilliant actually. Think about it: DARK EMO PAST draws in the closet shounen lovers who are too proud to just watch Bleach. On the other hand, dangle a slow, brooding romance full of painful embraces to get the fangirls. Kudos.

No~ we’re not watching~ anymore episodes~ This show~ was so generic~ ~~~I didn’t feel like taking screenshots~~~


Thoughts on Eden of the East

With two movies coming up in November ’09 and January ’10, any analysis of Eden of the East would just be incomplete, but despite the abrupt cliffhanger at the end, I still think of the TV series can stand by itself as one whole product. I think we are able to take a good look at a few of the themes and issues introduced, even if we must wait till the very end to resolve most if not all of our questions.

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Umi Monogatari ~Anata ga Ite Kureta Koto~ Episode 1


Or simply Sea Story. I know nothing about this goddamn show besides its egregious use of tildes. We’re gonna try to give our live impressions of most of the summer’s new shows. You won’t find any episode recaps here because we at Moe Sucks largely find them to be a pointless exercise. Inside jokes follow and we’re not comedians so take it with a grain of salt. Continue reading “Umi Monogatari ~Anata ga Ite Kureta Koto~ Episode 1”