Weekly Watching Roundup – Winter 2017 week 1

I decided to count this as just the first week of winter as I didn’t really start winter stuff until the second of the two weeks covered and I’ve been doing lots of other things.

Episodes watched the past 2 weeks:
Yokuwakaru Gendaimahou 12 END
Joshiraku 12
Joshiraku 13 END
Kochinpa! Dainiki 5
Nobunaga no Shinobi 13
Nobunaga no Shinobi 14
Akiba’s Trip The Animation 1
Masamune-kun no Revenge 1
Kochinpa! Dainiki 6
Aggressive Retsuko 39
Nobunaga no Shinobi 15
Chain Chronicle: Haecceitas no Hikari
Demi-chan wa Kataritai 1
Nyanko Days 1
Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo! 2 1

Winter 2017 Status:

Series rankings:
1. Masamune-kun no Revenge
2. Demi-chan wa Kataritai
3. Akiba’s Trip The Animation
4. Chain Chronicle: Haecceitas no Hikari
5. Kochinpa! Dainiki
6. Nyanko Days

Not yet watched:
BanG Dream!
Chou Yuu Sekai: Being the Reality
Gabriel DropOut
Idol Jihen
Kemono Friends
Kobayashi-san Chi no Maid Dragon
Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo! 2
Kuzu no Honkai
Little Witch Academia (TV)
One Room
Piace: Watashi no Italian
Rewrite: Moon and Terra
Schoolgirl Strikers: Animation Channel
Seiren
Urara Meirochou
Youjo Senki

Demi-chan wa Kataritai – this feels like a nice feel good series.

Joshiraku is a series I had been intending to watch for ages but didn’t as the subs are variable to awful. As a result I was watching it mostly just in Japanese with no subtitles, which was a much better experience. I have wanted to buy the manga at some point for a long time as well, and perhaps this will give me the motivation to do so. I wonder how different the manga is to the anime version…

Yokuwakaranai Gendaimahou – wakaranai rather than wakaru on account of the fact that, despite the stupid but amusing segments at the end, it never really makes sense. And there seem to be rather few abilities used for something that should have near-limitless potential. I’m going to assume that it’s a case of “anime adaptation didn’t pull it off well” either because it couldn’t or because it just didn’t, rather than assuming that the source was bad, but assumption it will stay as this has given me no desire to read the novels at all.

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