Weekly anime roundup – Autumn 2014 week 2

This is my first time doing this so I’m not really sure what I want to do with it yet. I toyed around with a few possibilities, but decided to go with the bare basics for now. I’m not wanting this to be a review blog, so I cut out all that stuff.

Yes the week starts and ends on Friday. This is based on when I started watching the season’s anime.

Episodes watched this week:
Ore, Twintails ni Narimasu 1
Madan no Ou to Vanadis 1
Hitsugi no Chaika: Avenging Battle 1
Inou-Battle wa Nichijou-kei no Naka de 1
Amagi Brilliant Park 1
Log Horizon 2
Garo: Honoo no Kokuin 1
Nanatsu no Taizai 1
Shingeki no Bahamut: Genesis 1
Daitoshokan no Hitsujikai 1
Shirobako 1
Akatsuki no Yona 1
Bonjour Koiaji Patisserie 1
HisCoool! SeHa Girls 1
Sanzoku no Musume Ronja 1
Girlfriend (Kari) 1
Kiseijuu: Sei no Kakuritsu 1
Shigatsu wa Kimi no Uso 1
Denki-gai no Honya-san 2
Trinity Seven 1
Danna ga Nani wo Itteiru ka Wakaranai Ken 2
Yuuki Yuuna wa Yuusha de Aru 1-2
World Trigger 2
Orenchi no Furo Jijou 2
Ushinawareta Mirai wo Motomete 2

Autumn 2014 status:

Series rankings at present:
1. Ore, Twintails ni Narimasu
2. Yuuki Yuuna wa Yuusha de Aru
3. Fate/Stay Night: Unlimited Blade Works
4. Gugure! Kokkuri-san
5. Hitsugi no Chaika: Avenging Battle
6. Inou-Battle wa Nichijou-kei no Naka de
7. Sora no Method
8. Log Horizon 2nd Season
9. Danna ga Nani wo Itteiru ka Wakaranai Ken
10. Amagi Brilliant Park

11. Trinity Seven
12. Grisaia no Kajitsu
13. Kaitou Joker
14. Daitoshokan no Hitsujikai
15. Madan no Ou to Vanadis
16. Garo: Honoo no Kokuin
17. Denki-gai no Honya-san
18. World Trigger
19. Akatsuki no Yona
20. Shigatsu wa Kimi no Uso
21. Shingeki no Bahamut: Genesis
22. Shirobako
23. Girlfriend (Kari)
24. Nanatsu no Taizai
25. Orenchi no Furo Jijou
26. Bonjour Koiaji Patisserie

Placed on Hold:
Cross Ange
Terra Formars

Dropped: (this time includes those dropped in week 1, due to the absence of a blog post then)
Calimero
Donten ni Warau
Karen Senki
Kiseijuu: Sei no Kakuritsu
Magic Kaito 1412
Ookami Shoujo to Kuro Ouji
Sanzoku no Musume Ronja
HisCoool SeHa Girls
Tribe Cool Crew
Wake Up Girls ZOO

Never started as was unable to watch at scheduled time:
Fuusen Inu Tinny
Narihero www

Thoughts on the season so far:

Well it’s looking a bit like a season of superpowers at present, with every one of the top 8 series containing either something along those lines or some supernatural elements. Obviously a lot of things I’ve only watched one episode of so far, so there’s plenty that can change. Some of the first episodes didn’t even really get going properly with the series, but merely set the scene.

OreTwi is gold-dust. I’ll probably order the first novel or two in my next order from Japan.

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3 thoughts on “Weekly anime roundup – Autumn 2014 week 2

  1. Still not sure how I’d rank the season. YuYuYu is doing literally all the right things right now. There wasn’t one moment there indicative of how good it was, it just didn’t make a mistake and did lots of cool little things. That and Togo is manifestly amazing. That and Bahamut/UBW/Kokkuri/Reco-G are my curent top 5 in some order.

    Twin Tails is interesting enough to keep up with. Tail red is Sumire Uesaka, and I like the way it’s blending precure and sentai elements with too-specific fetish gags.

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    • To be honest, I wasn’t sure either. Anything between about 7 and 17 on that list could quite happily have been given a rank 3-5 places higher or lower within that section and I wouldn’t have thought it wrong (9 of those 11 being series that I had only seen 1 episode of at the time). The idea is to do this every week (without looking at the previous ranking) and track how my opinion changes over time. There’s already been some quite significant shifts since this blog post was made.

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