Since the spring season is over and summer show are about to begin (or has begun), and it’s as good of a time as any for a review of the last season and a preview of the next. The below is a list of shows that I watched last season and hoping to watch for the next:
Archive for the 'Live Action' Category
So I guess we are back to “Victim of the Week” style of Jigoku Shoujo, but that’s okay. For various reasons, I liked this episode quite a lot, even though I was hoping to see more of Tsugumi and Hajime-chan. The plot of this episode was also very intriguing; though during the episode, I kept on remember that Jigoku Shoujo anime episode where a girl committed virtual suicide when she force her friend to pull the string when she was the target herself. (It was episode 10, “Friends”, I think)
Well… This has to be the best episode so far, just because it has siscon, murder, kidnapping, detectives, mystery, torture, blood, and “ippen shinde miru”. Oh, did I mention that it has SISCON? Seriously though, even though this episode has some problems, it was quite enjoyable. It also made Mr. Cynical Shibata Hajime convert to the church of Jigoku Shoujo. He’s now a believer.
Continue reading ‘Jigoku Shoujo Live Action 05: シスコン殺人鬼 (Siscon Murderer)’
I’m glad that I was right in guessing the girl at the end of episode 3 was Tsugumi. Hopefully, the story is going to start focusing more on the continuing tension with the Shibatas rather than stand alone episodes. This episode is mostly about Hajime finding out about Jigoku Tsuushin, and less about the victim and the target.
Continue reading ‘Jigoku Shoujo Live Action 04: 柴田 一 と つぐみ (Shibata Hajime and Tsugumi)’
Wow, 2 Jigoku Shoujo entries in 4 days. (Author’s Note: I was going to post this on Friday night, but I left the word document in my office XD ) Jigoku Shoujo is probably turning into my favorite series this season. ^_^;;; The first 3 episode has all been sweet (as in sweet revenge), and I have enjoyed the show immensely. So far (well, it’s been only 3), none of the episodes have ambiguous plots, where the victim and culprit are ill defined or where the grudge is minor. Although I feel pity for the bad guy’s family in this episode, I totally enjoyed his painful end.
Continue reading ‘Jigoku Shoujo Live Action 03: 愛してる… ご免なさい… (I Love You… I’ll Kill You)’