Saki Zenkoku-hen Episode 2: Now That’s More Like It.

W-What?

W-What?

… Except it’s not really. While episode 2 is a vast improvement from the horrors of episode 1, the anime is still stuck with its character introductions, both old and new. There is enough character interactions and story development for it to be a very entertaining watch, but this episode mostly felt like a rerun of the first series’ ending episodes. Continue reading

Saki Zenkoku-hen Episode 1 Could Have Been Improved By…

Yep.

Yep.

…Actually animating things.

As much as I love Saki, the folks at Studio Gokumi tried my patience with this Saki premiere episode. I understand that it costs money to animate, but come on guys, I know you’re all better than that! Basically, what we got with Zenkoku-hen’s debut was a full-blown recap episode with, frankly, badly done new character introductions. Continue reading