Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure- Vento Aureo Episode 19: True Resolve

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Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure- Vento Aureo Episode 19: True Resolve

Now this episode delivered. Whereas the final portions of Beach Boy and Grateful Dead were cut a bit short and undermined the proper development Pesci went through, White Album’s fight was short, sweet, and just as hype. Mista and Giorno’s ability synergy will be showcased again in a later fight but this is probably my preferred fight between the two.

We’re almost 20 episodes in and already nearly past the half-way point and I realize that I personally don’t have too much else to look forward to in Part 5. With Grateful Dead/Beach Boy and White Album animated, only King Crimson’s skip time bullshit is the only thing I got left since the latter half of Part 5 isn’t exactly as strong as the beginning. I’ll still be sticking with it but I hope the anime production staff keeps up the seal of quality that they have been doing so far.

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Music of the Week #384

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Less than a month

You’ll just be hearing me fawn over DMC5 until it comes out early in March, which only means that there’s less than a month left before I get to finally fulfill what I have waited for nearly 10 years. Aside from that, I’m finally caught up with last season’s shows officially talked about so now it’s time to focus my writing time in not only staying up to date with Jojo but getting to that other writing projects I wanted to discuss here. I’ll try and get to them once my schedule clears up again.

This week’s theme is closely tied to last week’s Mining Town of Maiz as the titular town’s maze and its dangerous outer areas play this foreboding little tune. Despite the first visit being rather benign, the sequel game’s foray into the forbidden parts of the mine really draw out the unique vibe the song’s instruments give. Much like Mainz, I loved it upon hearing it for the first time.

Seishun Buta Yarou wa Bunny Girl Senpai no Yume wo Minai Mini-Review

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Seishun Buta Yarou wa Bunny Girl Senpai no Yume wo Minai Mini-Review

What baited me in with my favorite fetish outfit became a pleasant watch even outside of said fetish outfit.

Long time coming to talk about one of the more beloved series that came from last season. Despite all the praise, and even when I enjoyed it myself, I didn’t really find it as intriguing as many others. That probably has to do with me caring more for the fact that Part 5 began to exist and that the middle of the week during that season was pretty hectic. To me, this was just something along the lines of a Bakemonogatari with a little bit of Oregairu and that’s definitely an entertaining formula but there’s definitely a group of people that finds either of those titles to be a bit much with the exposition. Now, I enjoyed the latter, I stopped caring about the former, and I’d place Bunny-senpai comfortably in the center.

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Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure- Vento Aureo Episode 18: Half and Half

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Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure- Vento Aureo Episode 18: Half and Half

Melone only lasted up to half of the episode.

And the more I hear Ghihaccio talk the happier I am to keep in mind how this is Bakugo’s voice screaming about semantics. I have to say that Vento Aureo is doing an amazing job weaving multiple arcs together and they certainly wasted no time moving past Melone and covering a good half of the White Album fight. While a great fight, it is rather short since we only got one guy to deal with compared to the whopping 3-parter Prosciutto and Pesci got.

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Music of the Week #383

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SOON

Preliminary writing for Bunny-senpai isn’t just floating thoughts anymore so I really do feel like finishing it now that I started writing, I’ll try my best. I completely forgot about this but DMC5’s new demo is coming out this weekend and I can’t wait to play it again. Nero’s Split being R1+Back is awkward as all hell though, 10 years of DMC4 is not going to wear off easily.

This week’s theme is one of my favorites from Zero, a standout from my first playthrough where I immediately grooved with the tune. A number of the previous week’s tracks were from the roads leading out of Crossbell into one of four cardinal directions and the Mining Town of Maize lies to the north exit where you trek a considerably long distance through a mountain pass, a cave, and a couple more cliffs before inevitably being asked to traverse the titular mines the area is known for. Definitely one of the best sounding areas out of of the 4 locations outside of Crossbell proper.

Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure- Vento Aureo Episode 17: The Fight between Greats

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Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure- Vento Aureo Episode 17: The Fight between Greats

I’ll be honest.

Babyface lies between two of my favorite fights in this entire part and I’ve gone back to read those said fights so much that I kind of forgot what Babyface’s fight involved aside from Melone being creepy and using a computer-stand to create a Stand after harassing some poor woman. I forgot its powers were this scary after it came to be.

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Music of the Week #382

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Break

Due to some hilariously absurd negative weather in my area, my schedule just freed up for most of the week. If there’s any better time to get bunny-senpai out of the way, now would be the time and I’ll see what I can do. Hopefully I can get some work and just that since I’ll really have no excuse if I don’t. Off I go then

But before that, we continue with Zero no Kiseki’s stellar soundtrack with a rather familiar tune accompanying us this week. If the track’s title “The Wind from Liberl” doesn’t clue you in on what it sounds like and who it is associated with, then I got nothing for you. I’ve mentioned that Trails in the Sky had a very recognizable motif behind some of its tunes and that certainly hasn’t changed now.