The smell of animated beef patties, the hum of cicadas and the breeze from the giant monster battle occurring off-screen. That’s right, it’s the half time show! The Glorio Rabble have put their heads together to let you know what’s worth your valuable time, in a world where first episodes are high budget and mid-season turns filler if left out in…
Things are looking grim for the Early Edition as Chaos Dragon becomes our first casualty of the season and many of the other shows aren’t quite up to par. Ironically we have School Live confirming it is, in fact, the darkest timeline and Prison School turning out to be quite funny. Who’d have guessed that?
50% of the Roundup Early Edition shows now have “School” in the title as we add the deliciously dark School Live! and the eccentric Prison School. OK fine one of them is actually “classroom” but close enough. Meanwhile, Chaos Dragon, Ushio and Tora, and Classroom Crisis trip up a bit but hey, Miss Monochrome is still great!
With several members of the Glorio Crew out and about this summer, we’re going to try something a little different: we’re now going to have an Early and Late edition of the Roundup! Starting today we’ll be rounding up Chaos Dragon, Ushio and Tora, Miss Monochrome, and Classroom Crisis to be joined next week by School Live! and Prison School. Then on Friday join us for the Late edition to see what other shows we’ll be covering.
The island nation of Nil Kamui is caught in the middle of a war between the nations of Donatia and Kouran, forcing its young monarch to form a pact with the island’s chaotic and destructive deity, the Red Dragon. More importantly, it’s based off a week-long roleplaying game with Gen Urobuchi, Nasu Kinoko, and Ryohgo Narita.
Part 1 of our guide is headlined by the hopefully glorious train wreck that is Chaos Dragon and shamefully hides Shimoseka, the front runner for Worst Show of the Season. Somewhere in the middle we have the return of Aquarion and Symphogear, the hot blooded action of Gangsta and Ushio & Tora, and some unknown romantic comedy potential with Classroom Crisis. With that kind of lineup maybe “glorious train wreck” is the best any of these shows can hope for, but surely we will find the surprise hits like we always do. Take a look, judge for yourself, and let us know what you’ll be watching.