This post is brought you by Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid as the cast are having a good time at the hot springs.
Oh yeah, and it seems that Kobayashi received some chocolate from Tohru because it’s Valentine’s Day.
Well, it’s too early for Valentines but it’s nice to see Kobayashi and her maid dragon again as it’s time to move on from Fall 2018!
01. Hinomaru Zumou
But let’s start things off with Hinomaru Zumou where Odachi High School has not only managed to qualify for the national tournament, but Hinomaru Ushio got first place in the individual tournament which is impressive given his small stature. Because of their exploits, Odachi High School recognize the sumo club and congratulate them as Chizuko Hori recorded their bouts and posted them on the internet. One more thing, Chizuko Hori and Reina Gojo joined the sumo club as managers, although Chizuko is more capable as a manager.
Regardless, I’m still impressed that Gonzo did a good job on the first half of Hinomaru Zumou. Now, I can’t wait for the second half as Odachi High School will have to face new challenges in order to become better sumo wrestlers, from Yuuma Gojo to even Kei Mitsuhashi. Oh, and Hinomaru Ushio will have to find new ways to compensate his height disadvantage towards taller wrestlers because that would be a problem for him in the nationals.
02. Kishuku Gakkou no Juliet
Moving onto Kishuku Gakkou no Juliet where it turns out that Romio Inuzuka managed to defeat Aby Ssinia at his own game but then again, Romio lost to Juliet Persia upon groping her breasts which he passed out. And because of his blunder, not only the Black Dogs of Touwa disowned him but his infamous breast grab has taken attention to the Prefects of both Touwa and the Western Principality, especially Romio’s older brother Airu Inuzuka.
Despite the constant threats from Prefects of both factions, Romio and Juliet remained defiant as their love for each other remained strong till the end. So yeah, both Romio Inuzuka and Juliet Persia didn’t die together towards to conclusion of this series and while their relationship remained a secret (except for a few people), I feel that they’ll eventually change the entire world where Touwa and the Western Principality would shake hands and make peace instead of locking themselves in perpetual state of war.
In any case, Kishuku Gakkou no Juliet ended on a decent note but if you want to see the continuation of their story, you’d better off reading the manga because there might not have another season. Still, it’s a good show but I feel that the anime adaptation won’t go too far.
03. Zombieland Saga
And now, let’s end this post with one of the most surprising anime shows in Fall 2018: MAPPA and CyGames’ Zombieland Saga where Franchouchou achieved recognition despite various disasters that hit them… twice. But that’s okay ’cause they’re zombie idols and man, I learned something from those idols… except for Tae Yamada who remains an enigma apart from having one of the veteran voice actresses to ever grace the planet.
First of all, I found some interesting stories from both Lily Hoshikawa and Saki Nikaido, especially the former when it was revealed to be a transgender. But, the biggest one coming from Sakura Minamoto in which she revealed to be the gloomiest person ever that Kotaro Tatsumi convinced the hell out of Sakura that she can become an idol. And you know what’s funny? Kotaro wants Sakura to become an idol because they’re classmates before Minamoto got hit by a truck. Yeah, I was surprised by this revelation.
Still, I was surprised that Zombieland Saga did very well in Fall 2018 and if there’s another season of this zombie idol show, I would watch it right away ’cause while they haven’t reached national status yet, there’s still more things to explore like Yugiri’s backstory and Tae Yamada… Just Tae Yamada!
And that’s about it for the rest of the anime shows that aired Fall 2018. Now, I’ll look forward for shows that’ll make their debut in January 2019!