Category Archives: Cream of the Crop

Posts I think were exceptionally good or interesting, positive or negative.

Cream of the Crop, Reviews

Fight or Flight

As I've quipped in previous posts, Tokyo ESP, in a nutshell, is the superhero experience we never got from NBC's Heroes, and the ESP we never got from Railgun. But compared to the manga, the first season is rough around the edges. It delivers the [...]

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Cream of the Crop, Reviews

The Unsinkable Gary Stu

Every season we get some real gems of shows, the sort that reel us in with that whole shiny warm feeling that it will placate all of our pleasure zones and deliver maximum performance with minimal effort. Unfortunately, eight times out of ten, [...]

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Cream of the Crop, Reviews

When It Was a Game

To open up the winter review session, I'm starting with the two strongest shows of the season, and possibly the year. That of course would be Log Horizon and Noragami. There are so few shows that bother to advance a decent plot alongside some [...]

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