All posts by Alex Jackson

Avid reader of otokonoko manga and fan of slice of life. Interests include otaku cultural studies and writing fiction. Alex Jackson is a pen name.

Things Fall Apart in UQ Holder! Episodes 10, 11 and 12

So this is it, the end of the UQ Holder! anime. It’s been a wild ride, and these last three episodes were the craziest part of that ride. Shall we...

/ December 29, 2017

Harem Hijinks in UQ Holder! Episode 9

This week UQ Holder! mostly took a break from its plot to give us some time with the characters. Once again this entailed skipping to content later in the manga,...

/ December 6, 2017

The Fate of Tota and UQ Holder! in Episode 8

UQ Holder! completes it’s adaptation of the Fate arc from the manga, as well as lay the seeds for the show’s future. How did it fare in this endeavour? Fairly...

/ November 30, 2017

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