Classic Cartoons: The Transformers (S1E01)

Season: 1 Episode: 1 Name: More than Meets the Eye, Part 1 Preface I didn’t get to see much of the original cartoon when it originally aired. For us here in Germany it only started airing in 89, about 5 years after the original release, and only a small portion of it. Altogether 39 out…

Anime Impressions: “Haikyuu!!” – 3 Seasons

Generally, I do not watch sports anime at all (not interested in the sports and often they are far too much over the top, like Prince of Tennis). But friends convinced me to give this series a chance, which turned out to be a good choice. A while back we finished watching the third season…

Anime Impressions: “Black Clover” – NOPE’d outta there

Well this doesn’t happen often… but I actually quit watching this anime right after the first episode because I just couldn’t stand one of the characters. It’s really kind of a shame, because I found the premise of the series pretty interesting, at least judging by the first episode. The animation was fine as well….

DC Titans 2018 – After 3 Episodes

If you are into DC Comics superheroes and the TV / movie adaptations related to them, you have probably seen the trailer for the new Titans series. To put it lightly, it did not exactly garner a positive reaction, unless mocking (”Fuck Batman”) counts. It made the series look like it’s gonna be very “grim-dark…

Series Re-Watch: Columbo Season 10

The last “season” wasn’t really a season, but a collection of specials that aired over 13 years, with the last few each having 3 years in between them. Due to the spread, this season ends up very varied and quite interesting, definitely a strong endpoint for the series. The first episode contrasts Columbo’s age with…

Series Re-Watch: Columbo Season 9

The season uses some new elements in the episodes that break up the usual formula a bit, but in contrast to some earlier episodes, it usually works in favor of the episode. The first episode has multiple visualized dream sequences where Columbo and the killer are shown as static background elements (in a blue tint,…

Series Re-Watch: Columbo Season 8

Fans had to wait a long time for new episodes after season 7, as this one started airing almost 11 years later. Despite only being 4 episodes short, the season was a nice return to the series, with interesting cases/killers. Columbo’s dog makes a short appearance in one of the episodes, but it’s only for one…

Series Re-Watch: Columbo Season 7

A very diverse season, very enjoyable. It starts out strong with an episode that on the one hand has a very sympathetic killer and on the other hand the final clues for the solution of the case were very fitting for the theme episode. With the second episode I very strongly recommend not watching it…

Anime Impressions – Overlord Season 1

Another “player is stuck in an MMO game” series, I hear you ask… well yes and no. Compared to other shows like that, the scenario of Overlord has something special that I really like. For one it takes the scenario and limits it to one person (so far) and it happens not just during the…

Series Re-Watch: Columbo Season 6

Well this was an extremely short season… only 3 episodes. All of them were rather good though, with the first one standing out due to the actor chosen for the bad guy: William Shatner, playing an actor that is famous for playing a TV detective… pretty meta, but used in a fun way. Walter Koenig…