Medaka Box #13 — Big Balls

October 10th, 2012


Needs more balls, less jabbering.


Well, it sort of started well, with ball crushing and whatnot. That’s about where the excitement… and the budget more or less ended though. The next ten straight minutes, including most of the bloody OP, were just one long, cheap, pathetic info dump slash number spew. Could they have at least thought of a less obnoxious gimmick? At least it probably shortened the amount of pointless stills by a few seconds. It made me have to actually concentrate for a few moments though, and you know how I hate that.

They did put at least a little token effort into the actual fight though, surprisingly enough. 95% of it was still spent on stills, talking to each other, and bystanders explaining events in progress, but it was about as good as the best of the first season. Behold the power of rock bottom expectations, I guess. Still not even in the ballpark to what Chuu2 was just using as a silly joke, mind you, but hey, compared to the twelve or so straight minutes of pans and infodumping that I expected to be twenty, it’s certainly a step up from how the show was last time around.

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10 Shouts From the Peanut Gallery

  • NightShadow2239 says:

    Wasn’t this show supposed to be about a suggestion box or something? Where did it go so wrong…?

  • It’s supposed to be about Medaka taking her clothes off! And she didn’t do it! Waaaaah!

  • Goldi says:

    NightShadow, it’s more like the show is actually starting now.

  • DmonHiro says:

    Nope, the show’s just beginning. Man, and Kumagawa’s in the opening. Not to mention the Not-Equals. HELL YEAH.

  • Eric says:

    Now, cue three months of comments saying “It’s totally about to get better,” just like last time.

  • shadow says:

    nice girl fight

  • Gorilla13 says:

    I have no idea why such a trashy manga is not axed and instead it even got animated. wth japan?!!

    • anon says:

      Sells on author name alone.

      Enjoys being at the bottom more often then not, just a indication of how Jump Readers like it.

  • DE-KLAC_GRASSI says:

    & noy mention medaka is like john cena of anime!!!