I was a little bit behind on Kamen Rider Wizard, but yesterday I got caught up on episodes 6 through 9, and I have to say I’m really enjoying this year’s Rider. Haruto’s motivations have been nicely fleshed out, and the whole thing feels like it’s coming together nicely.
I’ve been swamped the past couple of weeks, but eventually I want to go back and touch on episodes 2 and 3. In the meantime, quick thoughts on episode 4:
Well, nearly a week later and I’m just now writing that Kamen Rider Wizard first impressions follow-up post with my thoughts on Souma Haruto and Daimon Rinko (who I’m really excited about).
It’s time for a new hero again, and I have to say, after a year more or less away from the franchise, I have been really looking forward to Kamen Rider Wizard, since I first saw the suit design and started reading about the premise.
So how did the first episode stack up against my expectations?
Back to Den-O after a long long hiatus.
For context, in case anyone should stumble upon this, I have not watched all of Den-O, so awhile back I decided to tackle it and blog about it. You can find my posts on previous episodes of Kamen Rider Den-O here.
No, I never finished it before, I stalled right around the same eps as the first time I started to watch Den-O… I did watch the first 3 or so Yuuto episodes, but I never actually blogged about them, so I’m starting again from 17. Yes, I skipped 15-16. No, I won’t ever blog about those two episodes, they were the original catalyst for losing my drive with Den-O twice already.
And just to clarify, yes, I know who Yuuto is, and I know who Hana is, but other than a couple of very general things, I’m pretty much unspoiled, and these posts are pretty much safe for episodes beyond the ones each one is about.
Anyway, on to 17 and 18. The plot thickens. And how.
I thought that my first post of the year would be Sherlock, since it’s back on and I’m just loving it (I’m completely obsessed with Lestrade), but I watched Ryuki’s first episode for the first time in a long time, after recommending it to a friend, and I ended up having things I wanted to say about it.
Word of warning for anyone that hasn’t seen Kamen Rider Ryuki through to the end: several of my observations relate directly to the very end of the series, so this will be spoilery. Very spoilery.