Who said the game was over?
So after watching one episode, I reviewed Overlord and then dropped the series. I didn’t give it the benefit of the doubt back then, but I did this time, and I realised how much I was missing and how bad my first review must have been. Overlord is definitely better than what my review (may or may not) say, but then again I haven’t gone back to check what I wrote. You can check it on my Blogger (not giving you a link because this review will sell Overlord to you). Continue reading
Actually you see, the Church is like totally evil…MAAAAAAAN!
Ok so that’s basically a bunch of different phrases from the Arc which pretty much sums up the plot, from what I remember. It was good at first, but then it got confusing with all the twists and turns that came in after every two or three episodes. In a nutshell, it had its moments at the beginning and during the Arc, but I’ve seen and focused more on previous Arcs. Here’s what I mean.
Sha la la laaa
Is the first thing you’ll remember before you realise what a gem this anime is. Flying Witch is a nice breath of fresh air from all the anime and manga that scream action, death, adventure, blood, violence, fantasy etc., instead giving you lovely, calm and slow-paced moments with a lovable witch and her cat in the form of 15-year old Kowata Makoto and Chito.
Before I go into that, here’s the story. Makoto is in-training and moves from Yokohama to Aomori where her second cousins are living in order to become a fully-fledged witch. They’re a laid back bunch who are pretty chill with all the supernatural things that come their way since Makoto stays with them, after all the surprises the kids go through before it becomes the norm for them. It brings a nice twist into the story as Makoto’s life intertwines with theirs, yet at the same time their lives are intertwining with hers as she learns some skills that’ll assist in her witch training. Continue reading