Wednesday, August 09, 2006


A few months ago I stayed home a few Saturday nights in a row, just to give myself a breather from the constant stream of social activity, and found myself watching Cartoon Network. It turns out Eureka Seven is actually a pretty good show (I obtained the 50-episode run from a magical internet fairy). The first twenty or so episodes remind me of a cross between Neon Genesis and Firefly, of all things, before it starts to take things in its own direction. There's a lot of backstory protein that doesn't get revealed until fairly late in the series, but I guess that's the way I'd want it done, too, now that I look back on it. The ending is pretty great, too, for what it's worth; the only other anime show I've ever watched that had an ending was Cowboy Bebop, and I had issues with it.

So if you've been looking for something new to watch that has giant robots in it, you could do way worse than this, is all I'm sayin'.