Category Archives: Tokyo Magnitude 8.0

Themed posts on episodes of Tokyo Magnitude 8.0

Moments of 2009: Did He or Didn’t He? (Tokyo Magnitude 8.0)

If you haven’t seen this show, STOP READING NOW. Maybe read this instead for an introduction to the series [->] St. Yuuki did indeed die, but the thing is we weren’t sure. The show suddenly became quite vague about it … Continue reading

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Notes on Tokyo Magnitude 8.0 and the Lack of Villainy in People and Characters in the Show

[THIS POST HAS NO SPOILERS, NONE AT ALL] I think that the claims and disclaimers to realism at the beginning of each episode created mixed results. What is telling for me is the reality that different people have different ideas … Continue reading

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Conflicting Emotions on Tokyo Magnitude 8.0 (episode 11)

It became difficult to be ‘really present’ emotionally for the truly powerful scene when Mirai and her mother are reunited… The scene itself depicted a strong conflict within Mirai: between the joy, sorrow, and relief of reuniting with her mother; … Continue reading

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Where the Dead Lie: Tokyo Magnitude 8.0 10

I respectfully ask for your indulgence for writing this piece in a way that it’s thinking aloud.’ The last three episodes of this show calls for (at least at me) to write as ‘raw’ as I possibly could. I find … Continue reading

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TAKE A RUSTY SPOON AND CARVE MY LIVER OUT; NOW SEASON MY HEARTBURGER WITH IT (Tokyo Magnitude 8.0 09)

I’m sorry to disappoint anyone who reads this blog for fanboying or analysis. It’s not going to happen for Tokyo Magnitude 8.0 this week. Not only did it refuse to ultimately clarify the situation regarding a certain robot otaku’s welfare, … Continue reading

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