Anime Spring 2016, Week 12

Shh, shh... It's all over now.

Shh, shh… It’s all over now.

And lo, Kuma Miko was finally put out of its misery, and there were no winners.

Fear not, Kuma Miko. Your death is but a new beginning. Maybe.

Fear not, Kuma Miko. Your death is but a new beginning. Maybe.

Just for kicks, here’s a graph showing where each of the series I’m watching ranked throughout the season:

AnimeS16-Rank1-12As you can see, the most consistently high-ranked is, surprisingly, Ushio to Tora.  Boku no Hero Academia got the top rank the most times, but was significantly outperformed in the late midseason.  Sailor Moon Crystal also ranked consistently high, only dipping low due to the week Sousei no Onmyouji had its best episode of the season.  Weeks 8 and 9, when Sousei no Onmyouji threatened to be REALLY good, really screwed up the trends for the entire chart there.  Ace Attorney scored the most consistently low, and it and Kuma Miko are tied for most amount of times ranked last.  Keep in mind, this is just a comparison of how good each series was in comparison to the others during the same week; a graph showing how I rated each individual episode would look VERY different.

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Anime Spring 2016, Week 9

Yeah, I don't get it either, Udgey.

Yeah, I don’t get it either, Udgey.

The shake-up continues!  I may be kneejerking in the case of Sousei no Onmyouji, but it truly was the episode that entertained me the most this week.  Truly a dark horse here, fellas.

Boku no Hero Academia, on the other hand, suffered from a bad case of mediocrity since it was pretty much adapting a transitional chapter.  Hard to fault it for that, but it doesn’t get any bonus points either.

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