Yuri, Yaoi, and Sasameki Koto Suck


Normally I would wait for more than two episodes to come out before I pass this kind of judgement, but like everything else this season Sasameki Koto is so hopelessly wrapped in cliches that its fate is a foregone conclusion.

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Update: Saki Stagnates


I’ve had harsh words for shamelessly horrible abortion of an anime Saki in the past, but I’ve been keeping up with the series anyway both because it’s important to know your enemy and because I actually enjoy mahjong. It’s no surprise to anyone who’s watched a Gonzo show that that Saki’s story starts dumb and only gets worse; this week Miyanaga unlocked more of her true mahjong-playing power by taking off her shoes. But more disturbingly, what passes for the “meat” of the show has also begun to decline. I ran some numbers and, well, things look grim.

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