Sun 13 May 2012
|1||Sakamichi no Apollon||Tezuka Productions||5||–|
|4||Lupin the Third: Mine Fujiko to Iu Onna||TMS Entertainment||6||–|
|5||Uchuu Kyoudai||A-1 Pictures||6||1|
On the cusp: Shirokuma Cafe, Jormungand, Natsuiro Kiseki, Sankarea, Nazo no Kanojo X
This week has been one of high and lows. Shows that usually made it on my list have dropped off while a couple that haven’t had much time on there get some time to shine. Lupin and Zombie were the two most entertaining shows I watched this past week and I’m glad to see them keeping me consistently glued to the screen. This Spring is really the strongest season in recent memory due to the fact that I look forward to the majority of all the shows I’m watching each week.
Lerxst (Anime Afterlife Podcast)
We’ve had the same top 4 for three weeks running, quite a change of pace from the seemingly chaotic rise of quality shows earlier this season. It seems that everything has calmed down now and viewers are getting into more of a “groove”. Though Sakamichi no Apollon has been virtually unopposed this season, it’s not invincible; some criticism has surfaced in recent episodes. (more…)