Is there anything more disappointing in a TV show than a lackluster final season? Because -- damn, did Season 5 of Aggretsuko just didn’t do it for me. It was better than Season 4, but that’s such a low bar to clear. I honestly remember very little about what happened last season. None of it… Continue reading The final season of “Aggretsuko” filled me with rage
This season suffers the odd mix of continuity, comic book time, and an aversion from straying too much from the status quo.
So, I’m sure this season of Aggretsuko was in development long before *gestures broadly* all this - but I still have to ask the creative team: Are you guys doing okay? Like seriously...what in the world made you decide to go in this direction for the third season? It’s not bad, per se, out of… Continue reading Are we going to talk about the new season of Aggretsuko or have we all just accepted the darkness?
And I’m back again! Ha-ha. Here are my top movies and films of the decade. I tried my best to pick one for every year, but the fact of the matter is...some years just had better animation than others. BEST ANIMATED MOVIES OF THE DECADE. Klaus (2019) Explained here. 2. Spider-Man: Into… Continue reading Best of the 2010s Roundup
I have been waiting forever for the second season of Aggretsuko; like since the first one ended, I’ve been waiting for another. While I wasn’t crazy about the Christmas special, I still thought it was fun. And this particular season was….something. Not a bad something. It just went in a very different direction than I… Continue reading The second season of “Aggretsuko” is unexpected and enjoyable
Netflix’s Aggretsuko (Aggressive Retsuko) is a rare gem in animation: a show aimed towards an older demographic but doesn’t rely on raunchy humor or racial/sexist/homophobic stereotypes for laughs. It raises interesting points on the issues women, particularly Japanese women, face in the workplace while remaining lighthearted, funny, and genuinely entertaining. The characters are three-dimensional, and… Continue reading Aggretsuko, a cartoon about subversions and a tale about the millennial woman