Now that Guts has been properly introduced to us in his new garb with his new Dragon’s Tooth massive zweihander, he finds himself confronted by a certain sect of knights that seem intent on his capture. What ends do they meet by securing him, and will he go down quietly? The answer should be fairly obvious for both.
Nathan and Carrie return to break down the highs and lows of the Spring anime season as well as give their first impressions of what they think will be good (and what looks like hot garbage) in the Summer lineup. Plus, the Toast Hosts provide a look at the latest news, ranging from new licensing to weird hamburgers and everything in between!
And so, moving on from discussing a show primarily revolving around high school teenagers attempting to figure out if they can bother to feel feelings anymore, now we move onto a show centered around grotesque physical, sexual, and mental violence with heavy dashes of moral ambiguity. With a prequel movie trilogy under its belt, Studio 4C has moved on to the first full story arc- the Black Swordsman arc. Will the anime hold up to the quality of the movie trilogy, or does it falter right out of the gate? Warning: Berserk is loaded with graphic violent content, do not watch or read if you are easily queasy.
And so the season ends, not with a whimper, but a legendarily big, colorful bang of the Jojo trinity among others. As usual, I declared I wouldn’t be watching as much this season as last season… and quickly went to prove myself wrong on how much I would end up binging on. What were some of the high points of the season and what were the low? I’m about to tell you! Please remember my personal rating scale: 5 is the average, typically showing no true advancement on any medium with positives and negatives canceling each other out, with 1 and 10 being total extremes on the spectrum. I don’t simply rate a show based on how much I personally enjoyed it! Some shows can be a 6 that I greatly enjoyed, while I can give a 7 to a show that I personally might not be as interested in but has greater artistic merits. With that being said, let’s see what rocked!
Toasters! We’re back for the final episode of My Hero Academia season 1! Thanks to All Might’s Plus Ultra, the raid boss Nomu has been sent flying, but All Might has now hit his limit, is unable to move, and Tomura and Kurogiri are still up and kicking. To top it off, despite Kaminari’s best efforts, some of the villains that surrounded them are still up and kicking, and thanks to his idiot state, he’s now been taken hostage. Jirou tries her best to distract the villain so she can activate her headphone quirk, but unfortunately the villain notices and commands her to stop. He then inches closer to them and we swap to another scene.
With Sonozaki threatening to reinstate the Kizna system on a massive scale, encompassing all of Sugomori City, the previous Kiznaivers find themselves embroiled in a new conflict beyond any experience they’ve shared from the summer. With the entire city at stake now, what will the team do to prevent all of Sugomori from becoming connected with a large scale Kizna?
Justin and Carrie have fought through their colds to bring you a fresh slice, featuring their impressions of My Hero Academia! The Toast Hosts also look at the Listener Choice, The Lost Village, plus give a run-down of the latest news – including a ton of live-action news!
Toasters! Welcome back to the second to last episode of My Hero Academia season 1. Our main man All Might has shown up to save the day. After bursting through the doors of the USJ and setting everyone’s hearts at ease, the grunt villains that are still standing attempt to attack All Might. However, All Might gives a quick jump and incapacitates them all no problem. He then dashes at Midoriya, Mineta, and Tsu, pulling them from the hands of Tomura and Nomu. In the process of saving the students, he knocks off one of the hands attached to Tomura’s body, causing him to go into a panic, but also makes Tomura realize that All Might is getting weaker, giving Tomura his confidence back. The students get to safety and All Might dashes at Tomura, but he’s stopped by Nomu. The two exchange blows for a bit and like any good mastermind Tomura get overconfident and explains that Nomu has the ability of shock absorption to All Might. All Might thanks Tomura and suplexes Nomu into the concrete, hopefully restraining him.
Now that Katushira knows the truth of the friends he had before, Urushi ends their appointment and leads him, Yoshiharu, and Nico (aka my personal DREAM TEAM) back out to the city. Unlike previous revelations, however, Katsuhira seems lost in thought about something, but not before asking if it would be okay to see his old friends again in the future. What is it that Katsuhira is thinking about, and what will he do about this thoughts?
Toasters! Our young heroes are certainly in a sticky situation. Everyone is split up, they can’t reach the main campus, and Aizawa is outnumbered 20 to 1. Young Midoriya, Tsu, and Mineta were able to overcome their first hurdle, but will the rest of the class survive this ordeal? Let’s find out!