UQ Holder!’s Lack of Competency in Episode 7

Although Kirie calls Tota incompetent a lot in this episode, UQ Holder! has returned to being a mostly competent show. Let’s see how it works as an adaptation as the...

/ November 22, 2017

UQ Holder! Episode 6 Makes Things So Much Worse For The Adaptation

UQ Holder! has not been the best of shows, and this episode had a larger hurdle than the previous to pass. Sadly for it, episode 6 of UQ Holder! adapts some of...

/ November 12, 2017

The Importance of Character in UQ Holder! Episode 5

Another week, another episode of UQ Holder! to write about. With the conclusion of the First Mission arc, UQ Holder!‘s gearing up to bigger things, but did it properly set...

/ November 7, 2017

Plot Without A Point in UQ Holder! Episode 4

UQ Holder!‘s fourth episode begins the shows first major arc. Generally, it hit most of the major plot points and was fairly well paced. It just so happens to be...

/ October 29, 2017
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Modifying the Manga Material to Make Anime in UQ Holder! Episode 3

The third episode of UQ Holder! marks the first time the anime has significantly deviated from the manga. The big question is, how did the team do, and what do...

/ October 22, 2017
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The Future of Anime Studio Gainax – Interview with President Hiroyuki Yamaga and Producer Yasuhiro Takeda

At Connichi 2017, we were given the chance to interview two veterans of the anime industry, and founders of Gainax, President and Director Hiroyuki Yamaga (Mahoromatic, Daicon) and Producer Yasuhiro Takeda (Daicon,...

/ October 16, 2017

The Adaptational Aspirations of UQ Holder! Episode 2

UQ Holder!’s second episode leaves little for me to complain about! In many respects, this is what a good anime adaptation of UQ Holder! should look like. Honestly, if it...

/ October 14, 2017