I like Free!…but I’m also not sure why I like Free! It looks nice, and it’s nice to see fanservice that isn’t geared toward straight men, but outside of that, it’s kind of like a mediocre shounen series and mediocre fanfiction had a baby.
At this point, I feel like I’m watching it to see if they’re going to resolve things in way that makes sense and is somewhat meaningful, or if they’re going to do what they did last season and be like, “Oh shit, nothing has happened for ten episodes…uh….uh…FRIENDSHIP IS MAGICAL AND HEALS ALL WOUNDS IMMEDIATELY,” at the last minute. I can’t even imagine what they’re going to do with Haru’s inner turmoil in Eternal Summer.
And, more importantly, it has a higher rating than Gintama on Animeplus, which, what the fuck, no. Just no.
Edit, after watching episode 11: OH SHIT IT ONLY TOOK THEM 11 EPISODES TO TALK ABOUT THIS IMPORTANT THING THAT HAS BEEN CAUSING INCREASINGLY-LARGE PROBLEMS FOR THE ENTIRE SEASON. This is totally different from last season. Totally. Different.
Welcome to the August 2014 Carnival of Aces! This month’s theme was the Unassailable Asexual.
I received 27 submissions, which I think may be a record high for the Carnival. There are, additionally, three people who have said they will write posts (or have written…
Exercise caution, especially with things labeled “fresh” pizza
I dunno, I’m most worried about “stairs”
Free!: I really want to swim with you
Viewers: OMG they are so gay for each other *SQUEE*
Samurai Flamenco: Marry me (and pass me my underwear while you think about it)
Viewers: Well, we never actually SEE them get married, ergo there’s no gayness to be seen here, nope
- me to all my friends: YOU CAN DO IT. YOU MAKE YOUR OWN LIFE. LET'S DO THIS TOGETHER. COME ON!!!
- me to myself: you fucking piece of shit you will amount to nothing nothing is worth it your feelings are irrational go sleep for 22 hours
So, this song already screamed Masagoto + Goto’s Girlfriend to me, and I just saw this short film that accompanies it.
Is this the Twilight Zone?