Mikan Watch #105: SPACE PATROL LULUCO

Posted by DiGiKerot in Mikan Watch at June 9, 2016 on 6:29 pm


From Season 4, Episode 1 (or, episode 10) of Space Patrol Luluco, one of the two latest efforts from Studio TRIGGER, being used as, well… it’s a spoiler.

Also, Wooser.

Luluco is doing a pretty good job of convincing me that comedy anime is really second-best served in nine minute chunks – obviously, such things are best served in the precise format that Teekyu follows, but failing that, Luluco does a pretty good job of not really overstretching it’s often one-gag episodes, taking things to their end-point without stretching them too thin. It’s a pretty entertaining show, really.

Also, any show that delivers more Sucy is pretty good in my book.


Mikan Watch #104: Mr. Osomatsu

Posted by DiGiKerot in Mikan Watch at March 25, 2016 on 9:08 pm


Seen here in it’s traditional guise as a container for moving domicile, from the penultimate episode (for now, at least) of Mr. Osomatsu (or Osomatsu-san, if you are so inclined).
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Mikan Watch #103: Tetsujin 28 (2004)

Posted by DiGiKerot in Mikan Watch at February 28, 2016 on 4:14 pm


Thaliarchus over on the Twitter pinged this shot from the 2004 version of Tetsujin 28 in my direction some sixty days ago, which I promptly sat on and did nothing with.

I can’t say I’ve seen any of the 2004 version of the series myself, mind you. I did, however, watch an awful lot of The New Adventures of Gigantor (the US version of the 1980 Tetsujin 28 show) as a wee’un when it ran on the old satellite telly here in Blighty. I don’t really have much recollection of it outside of the opening theme, though!


Mikan Watch #102: Concrete Revolutio

Posted by DiGiKerot in Mikan Watch at December 31, 2015 on 1:16 am


From episode 12 of Concrete Revolutio, a Superhuman who is a guy in a Mikan box with a drill for one of his arms. I’d have to presume that he’s based on some popular character from the 1960s or so, but I can’t say I have any idea who. I’d presume that he’s secretly way, way powerful, though.

I’ll probably write more about ConRevo in coming days, so I can’t really say I have much to say about it right now. It’s a real good show, though!


Mikan Watch #101: Blue Exorcist

Posted by DiGiKerot in Mikan Watch at December 30, 2015 on 8:59 pm


From the first episode of the TV version of Blue Exorcist, being used as a container to transport items from one homestead to another.
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