Despite a few issues, and while it doesn’t manage to fix our general impression of the show, Shuumatsu no Izetta’s finale is a beautifully emotional spectacle.
Rei continues to explore the mind of fellow shogi players in this new episode of 3-gatsu no Lion; the experience isn’t quite as heartwarming as the last time, but perhaps more revealing.
Bungou Stray Dogs ends on a positive, if somewhat unsatisfying note. The final battle is unfortunately short-lived, and despite the teasing of a third season, the characters are left in a good place… for now.
Hibike! Euphonium’s latest episode is surely its weakest yet. Although Reina’s fans will be glad to see her under the spotlight, the twenty-four minutes teach us all too little.
Girlish Number recovers from previous blunders as Chitose starts getting what she deserves, both professionally and in her personal life.
After killing off thirteen girls in the past episodes, Mahoiku’s eleventh entry sets things up for a thrilling finale which will further increase the death toll.
Samui’s weekly round-up, in which he shares his thoughts on the past week’s anime; here, Fall 2016’s ninth week.
3-gatsu no Lion has a rare shogi-focused episode… though there’s little actual shogi. The show, once again, centers itself on themes such as the meaning of the game to its player.
Izetta’s penultimate episode is as a summary of everything the show has been in the build-up to next Saturday’s grand finale.
What happens when two fated enemies – Akutagawa and Atsushi – meet in a circumstance where they must team up to take Fitzgerald down? This is what Bungou shows us, and the results are interesting.