Kannagi, “Karaoke Warrior Mike Takako”
Posted by Doug on December 9, 2008
As Kannagi seemed to be approaching the end of its anime run, I was predicting the storytelling to pick up a little, and I was wrong. Instead of getting into the core “mythology” of the storyline (whatever happened with those bug-things seen in the first couple episodes?), Jin & Company spent the episode at a karaoke parlor. All in all, not much happened. Zange put the moves on Jin, Tsugumi was disappointed Jin did not pay much attention to her, and Jin was oblivious.
The singing varies from good (Daitetsu) to bad (Akiba) to what the heck? (Nagi). It’s pretty sad when the highlight of an anime is the cameo appearance of characters from a different anime (the girls from Lucky Star, are, as always, in room 301).
Yeah, this episode was disappointing. No story progression, nothing unexpected, nothing that was particularly funny or witty. This was only one step above a recap episode. I’m hoping that the last episodes of the series will make up for this…