Sayonara Zetsubou Sensei

Doesn’t start with a Z?  And it’s two days late?

Shhhhhhhhhhhhhh.

Sayonara Zetsubou Sensei is an anime about a wildly over reactionary high school teacher who has to teach a classroom full of anime cliches.

Come back!  It’s better than it sounds! Continue reading

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The Tick

When you think of mighty superheroes, what do you think of?  Rippling muscles, spandex and a booming voice bellowing a catchphrase?  Yeah, that’s about what I think of too.  Except my superhero isn’t shouting “up, up and away” or “it’s clobbering time” or even “here I come to say the day.”

He comes in shouting “SPOOOOOOOOOOOON” Continue reading

Jake (From Adventure Time)

As should be no surprise to anyone, I really like Adventure Time.  The silly characters, the over the top action, the very adult jokes slipped in as subtly as a knife between ribs.  It’s just a great mix of silliness.

One of the things that really puts it over the top for me is Jake the Dog.  Between his childlike attitude about most things, his ridiculous powers of stretching and his adult mindset he’s a great foil for the still growing Finn the Human. Continue reading

Gurren Lagann

Like I promised, no games in this post.  Maybe in another G post though.  No promises.

Instead, we’re going to focus on one of my favorite shows: Tenga Toppa Gurren Lagann.  Usually shortened to just Gurren Lagann.  You know what I love about this show?

It’s a show where you can literally invent teleportation to punch someone if you need to.

I KNOW.

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