Friday, June 8, 2007

Review: Rocket Girls episodes 8, 9 & 10

I can't keep up with the rate of releases for this thing. I can't imagine how hard the translators are working on this, and to think they do it all for free.

Anyways, these episodes are still dealing with Akane joining the Solomon Space Agency as an astronaut. Truth be told, these are probably the weakest episodes yet, especially 9 and 10. It took me a day or two to realize why that is, and why I felt that way, but I finally realized it was because I wasn't as amused by these episodes as I was by earlier ones.

It is almost as if the anime is wanting to take itself to seriously. For example, the girls all did survival training in the jungle of Solomon Island. For Matsuri, it was no big deal, that was her home. Yukari's training was a farce (and how she ended up finding her dad).

Akane's was a serious part of the story line.

Why I liked this show was because it was mindless fun, and did not take itself too seriously. Yet in these episodes it felt like it was trying to do just that.

They weren't bad by any stretch of the imagination, they just weren't that great, and didn't entertain me as much as earlier episodes did.

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