Category Archives: AKB0048

The Succession Wars: AKB0048 Episode 08

[AKB0048 Episode 07] While I didn’t expect that this show will let go of the cliff it hung all of us on last episode, I didn’t think it would be this committed to the succession drama of Takamina. On the … Continue reading

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AKB0048 Episode 07 And The Soul of Succession

[AKB0048 Episode 06] Every week I end up being a happy viewer. Is it only because my expectations for this show are so low that each episode can’t help but exceed them? It can’t be this anymore, not after seven … Continue reading

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A Loving Portrayal of The Hater: AKB0048 Episode 06

[AKB0048 Episode 05] Orine, who proclaimed that she intended to succeed Sachiko, becomes the target of hate mail – an interesting dynamic previously unexplored in idol anime that I’ve seen. While I know there were attacks on Ranka’s website, catty … Continue reading

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I See What You Did There AKB0048 Episode 05, and We Cool

[AKB0048 Episode 04] The conceit (or at least, one of the main ones) of AKB0048 is how each idol character in this far distant future is a “successor” of the present day AKB48 idol group. Now I know next to … Continue reading

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Stop! You’ll Make Me Start Liking It: AKB0048 Episode 04

[AKB0048 Episode 03] Due to responsibilities in meatspace, I’ve been having trouble keeping up with blogging anime, responding to comments, etc. This is a shame because AKB0048 is getting good. This episode I think, is exceptional. Incredibly dense, in terms … Continue reading

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