Category Archives: Tokyo Magnitude 8.0

Themed posts on episodes of Tokyo Magnitude 8.0

I don’t mind mindscrews, I really don’t; so just tighten it, deeper!

[SPOILERS WARNING: For Tokyo Magnitude 8.0 (up to episode 08), and Bakemonogatari (up to episode 05)] Yeah I enjoyed The End of Evangelion, I even enjoyed the end of the TV series. I enjoyed Perfect Blue and Paprika. I enjoyed Akira, … Continue reading

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Either Way the Death God Turns, Tokyo Magnitude 8.0 Totally Pwnd Me

We’re not even sure the ambulance scene is real. The light reflected on the hospital windows triggered the dream sequence. The hospital being over capacity, as depicted in Mirai’s dream sequence now makes sense as something consistent to how hospitals … Continue reading

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Mirai’s turn, degree 180.0 (Tokyo Magnitude 8.0 08)

More than anything, this episode marked the 180-degree turn milestone of Mirai’s character. Perhaps it’s self-serving for me to say so since We Remember Love’s posts on Tokyo Magnitude 8.0 have been Mirai-centric, if not entirely a corpus of apologetics for … Continue reading

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For the Love of Robots Don’t Kill Yuuki!!! (Tokyo Magnitude 8.0 07)

Finally Tokyo Magnitude 8.0 delivers on it’s teasing. In this episode, we have robots. Awesome, real robots; robots that have real-world applications and are designed with practical sensibilities. They get to do awesome things too, and the show provides us … Continue reading

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The Oversubscription and Bankruptcy of Hope (Tokyo Magnitude 8.0 06)

While there were a few things worthy of sustained interest in the episode, and that it still gave me a feeling that it ended sooner than the 20 minutes it lasted, it felt strangely uneventful. Nonetheless, I felt provoked and … Continue reading

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