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.

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

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

The Adventure Begins Again in UQ Holder! Episode 1!

The anime adaptation of UQ Holder! – Magister Negi Magi 2 has finally graced the small screen. As a die-hard fan of Negima and a regular reader of UQ Holder,...

/ October 6, 2017