Yearn – Week of the Lustrous Ep 7

Yearn – Week of the Lustrous Ep 7

This was the most anxious I’ve been coming into an episode to see whether or not it might turn on me again or not. Thankfully, it addresses most of my larger concerns from last time, while delivering solid new stuff! Let’s get down to it cause there’s much more interesting stuff here than the fallout of Amethyst. So of the two things that could have happened, Amethyst not dying was the best. And not just for the…

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Top 5 YouTube Artists That Cover Anime Songs!

Top 5 YouTube Artists That Cover Anime Songs!

I don’t know about you guys, but every time I listen to a great anime opening I immediately search for a cover on YouTube! And there are many musicians, who do a great job with covering anime songs – so I picked out 5 YouTubers I find the best at the moment. So let’s start with the list: #5 ilonqueen This 25-year-old woman doesn’t only have an amazing voice, but there’s something that makes her channel…

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Speed – Week of the Lustrous Ep 6

Speed – Week of the Lustrous Ep 6

I was coming up to the last three minutes. I was almost about to praise this show for having some restraint not diving into dramatic moment after dramatic moment… but we can get into that later. So Phos’ new legs come as a surprise to everyone. Apparently, the agate fusing into her body being stronger than her base material, Phosphorite, means that her potential combat ability is becoming closer to that of a gem with…

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Crutch – Week of the Lustrous Ep 5

Crutch – Week of the Lustrous Ep 5

After last week’s cliffhanger, Phos finds herself in quite the predicament and the rest of the gems begin to search for their missing companion.  What is it with this show having dangerous moments only to be unceremoniously resolved? This time far more Deus Ex Machina. Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me! So Phos has been captured, her legs harvested and the remainder of her body taken. The Lunarians want more…

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5 Anime That Are Similar To WataMote

5 Anime That Are Similar To WataMote

This is for all WataMote fans out there, who are still waiting for that second season and need some good alternatives to the weird and insanely funny adventures of Tomoko. So, here are 5 anime that are pretty similar to WataMote. About WataMote Episodes: 12 Aired: Jul 2013 – Sep 2013 Genres: Comedy, Slice-Of-Life, School Studio: Silver Link. Synopsis: Tomoko isn’t your average middle school student. Along with her best friend Yuu-chan, they’re both the…

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Top 12 Anime Ending Songs To Listen To Before Bed

Top 12 Anime Ending Songs To Listen To Before Bed

Do you like to fall asleep? Do you like music? Most importantly, though, do you like anime? Well, what a coincidence, my friend, because I’ve got the top 12 anime ending songs that are perfect to listen to before you go to bed. Why top 12? Because I like to go one step further than the Nostalgia Critic. Even non-anime fans admit that the original soundtracks for anime are some of the best original soundtracks…

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Flesh – Week of the Lustrous Ep 4

Flesh – Week of the Lustrous Ep 4

This week, it’s time to learn about the history of the world. Leading to some of my favorite developments and implications so far. Recently we’ve had a close call for our hero that ended up being resolved almost instantly. Land of the Lustrous is inclined to set all that high-stakes drama aside for now and delve back into the more lighthearted comedic side of the show. All that is thanks to recent villain turned innocent…

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A Day In The Life Of A God – Noragami Review

A Day In The Life Of A God – Noragami Review

I think a good thing to remember as an anime character is that anybody can have vast magical powers, can be a demon in human form, or (in regard to this review) a god of calamity. Who knew, right? So a friend of mine recommended this show to me based on the premise that I enjoy horror anime. After watching it, the first thing that comes to mind is the saying, “close only works with…

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Rebirth – Week of the Lustrous Ep 2 – 3

Rebirth – Week of the Lustrous Ep 2 – 3

Welcome back to the Land of the Lustrous weekly review. We’ll pick up right where we left off so we can get through these two episodes smoothly. Chapter 2: Phos promised Cinnabar she’d find her a new job but has no idea how on her own. She hoped to speak with Kongo but he is now meditating. Jade (Hardness 7) tells Phos that Dia (Hardness 10) has some new fighting techniques that for some ideas. Phos…

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Shine – Week of the Lustrous Episode 1

Shine – Week of the Lustrous Episode 1

Welcome, UNOTAKU viewers, to a new Fall 2017‘s weekly review. This week I take a look at Land of the Lustrous, a new show by Studio Orange. Usually Orange has helped other studios like Kinema Citrus, Studio 3Hz, and Lerch. All of them being joint efforts. but this is, as far as I know, their first full series of their own. It’s criminally low in MAL users currently watching for this season. Considering a not well-known studio…

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