Posts tagged: Akame ga Kill

Animecast: Hated Characters

The hosts of the Otaku Spirit Animecast dive into the fandom to find the most hated anime characters and challenge themselves to both explain them, and even justify them. Read more »

Animecast: Anti-Heroes and Villainous Leads


The not-so perfect heroes, the bad guys you learn to love, and the moral dilemmas it creates. Join the hosts as they discuss Anti-Heroes and Villains and their increase in favorability as main characters in anime. Read more »

Animecast: Akame ga Kill, Mushishi II, Sword Art Online II


Fall 2014 seen the conclusion of several key series that we can’t ignore. Akame ga Kill, Mushishi The Second Passage, and Sword Art Online II. In this Animecast, we review these shows and give our in-depth analysis on why you should or shouldn’t watch them. Read more »

Rant: Akame ga Kill! General & Adaptational Flaws


Akame ga Kill! was never an amazing anime. It never boasted exceptional characterization or good storytelling. But I always felt it knew what its own strengths were: action and fan service. It was enough for me to label it “a casual watch” and just enjoy the ride. But all the fun came to an abrupt end because of killed expectations. The only appropriate title for the last two episodes would be: “Kill the Anticipation”. Read more »

Episode 18 Impressions: Akame ga Kill!


Pain of loss and recovery. The first serious encounter between Night Raid and the Jaegers took quite a toll on the assassins. However, there’s still an Imperial City to save. Where does our Night Raid crew go from here? Read more »

Episode 17 Impressions: Akame ga Kill!


In every single sense of the word, last week’s cliffhanger could be described as a bang. Did Bols’ last ditch effort end the battle between the Jaegers and Night Raid? Or was there still more to this encounter? Read more »

Episode 16 Impressions: Akame ga Kill!


With Night Raid and the Jaegers looking each other in the eye, it was finally time to rumble. Imperial Arms engaged on both sides means that death is inevitable. Who is going to take the first round? Read more »

Episode 15 Impressions: Akame ga Kill!


Separated once again, Esdeath and Tatsumi sensed a serious clash approaching. More information on the minister’s son was shared, which included the possible entry of another group. How much time does Night Raid have to prepare for the inevitable? Read more »

Episode 14 Impressions: Akame ga Kill!


Eye in eye with Esdeath, and with the mysterious character still lurking in the vicinity, Tatsumi finds himself in quite the sticky predicament. What does the near future have in store for our young protagonist? Read more »

Episode 13 Impressions: Akame ga Kill!


The calmness last week allowed for decent character introductions and a peaceful atmosphere in the Night Raid camp. But the Imperial capital is still corrupt and in need of a revolution. With Esdeath’s Jaegers still lurking, a confrontation is never that far away… Read more »