Here’s the obligatory Tsuruya image
I’m only really looking forward to the finale of Code Geass. Will we finally be introduced to V.V.? Will Mao and Euphemia resurrect by grace of god (ex machina)? Will C.C. have an illegitimate child with Cheese-kun? Will Lulu finally tap that sweet ass (of C.C. or Suzaku depending on your preference)? Will ANY of these questions be answered? How much can Sunrise fuck with the plot this time?* I’m sure whatever the answers to those questions, these will be two of the most entertaining episodes in the Summer season.
*I’m of the opinion that Zegapain is only as great as it is because Sunrise wasn’t forced/induced by fans to fuck with the plot. If it had the same popularity as the Mai-franchise, the last 3 episodes would’ve been Mai Yu in a nurse outfit, Kaminagi in a cat meido outfit, and Lu Shen in a g-string piloting Zegapains modded with giant samurai swords and drills, battling 10,000 clones of Abyss and Sin in 20,000 Anti-zegas. Kyo would die in a self-destruct sequence but at the last moment he would resurrect and… sorry I just can’t do this. Nothing I write can rival Sunrise level plot fuck-uppery.
The second season of Zero no Tsukaima also holds some promise. This promotional image says it all. It’s all in the loli-tsundere fan service, not the comedy, not the characters, not the mystery of the twin world and most definitely not the fun-filled sword swinging, magic wielding adventure.
I’ve read a few chapters of the Kenko Zenrakei Suieibu Umisho manga, which is about a male manager in a female swimming club, and looks to be a set up for some harem comedy. It’s also got something about “Full nudity” in the title. The logic centre in my brain is on full throttle, trying to weigh harem again full nudity.
Doujin Work is another 4koma adaptation… filled with lolis. How well will THIS one work?
Finally, the artwork for Baccano and Mushi-Uta look nice, and I might start on the new Tokyo Majin Gakuen when I find time to finish the last season. A lot of people are raving about School Days as well, so that might be worth a look.
I don’t know whether this list will be adhered to or not in another two weeks’ time. I hardly watch any of the shows I thought I would last season, and most of the shows that I’m following I didn’t plan to watch more than a few episodes of. Maybe remaining blissfully ignorant and just watching them as they come would be the best option.