Category Archives: Saturday Night Saga

April 28

Witch Hunter Robin E6 – “Raindrops”

“Raindrops” Robin’s Vespa runs out of gas in the middle of nowhere, but she’s soon rescued from an approaching thunderstorm by Eiko Yano, who offers her a lift back into town. But when her benefactor is found dead the very next day, Robin finds herself mixed up in a case where the size of one’s foe is […]

April 28

YU YU HAKUSHO S1E56 – “Three Monsters”

“Three Monsters” Koenma reveals to Yusuke that he is a spirit detective, and must use his own unique abilities to battle demons and other threats to the Living World. Koenma additionally gives Yusuke a mission to recover three artifacts stolen by master thieves of the Spirit World. Yusuke first encounters Gouki, the first thief who […]

April 28

Record of Lodoss War E6 – “The Sword of the Dark Emperor”

“The Sword of the Dark Emperor” The Marmo forces attack Valis leaving nothing behind but scorched earth in a ploy to draw Fahn out to Beld. Having learnt Karla’s intentions from Wort, the group races back to Valis. Upon meeting some badly injured villagers, Parn, Deedlit and Woodchuck leave to inform King Fahn of what […]

April 28

Legend of the Galactic Heroes S1E6 – “The Knights of the Rose”

“The Knights of the Rose” Yang decides to take Iserlohn by a ruse. The Rosen Ritter (Knights of the rose), a ground combat unit made of Imperial exiles, will pose as an imperial crew and infiltrate the fortress. Yang’s staff is introduced: Murai, Patrichev, Fischer (a master of fleet maneuvers) and Frederica Greenhill, daughter of […]

April 21

Witch Hunter Robin E5 – “Smells Like the Wandering Spirit”

“Smells Like the Wandering Spirit” The STN-J has to look for a witch who has mysteriously disappeared. Investigating the places where the homeless of the city congregate, they hope to find a clue as to the location of their target. But when a regular human vagrant is driven mad by fear, they soon find themselves […]

April 21

Yu Yu Hakusho S1E5 – “Yusuke’s Back”

“Yusuke’s Back” Yusuke is told by Koenma that, in order to complete his resurrection, he must get someone who cares about him to kiss his body within one day, this being the conduit of his soul back into his body. As he was unable to convince Kuwabara and Atsuko, he manages to get Keiko to do so […]

April 21

Record of Lodoss War E5 – “The Desert King”

“The Desert King” King Kashue, the mercenary king of Flaim, makes his way towards Valis to meet King Fahn. On his way, he briefly meets Prince Jester of Moss and later Karla introduces herself to him. The group are given an audience with King Fahn and they celebrate their rescue of Princess Fannia. King Kashue […]

April 21

Legend of the Galactic Heroes S1E5 – “The Kastrop Rebellion”

“The Kastrop Rebellion” A new admiralty is created for Reinhard. He chooses commoners and lesser nobles to command his fleets: August Samuel Wahlen, Cornelius Lutz, Karl Gustav Kempf, Fritz Josef Bittenfeld, Ernest Mecklinger, Wolfgang Mittermeyer and Oskar von Reuenthal. Meanwhile, Maximilian von Kastrop has rebelled against the Empire. He thinks he is safe because of […]

April 14

Witch Hunter Robin E4 – “Stubborn Aesthetics”

“Stubborn Aesthetics” Robin Sena’s daily routine takes her through a park, after her morning prayers. When she discovers that three dead bodies were discovered there prior to her coming to Japan, she and Miho Karasuma decide to investigate further, unaware of the danger that they’re placing themselves in as their foe can flay a person alive.

April 14

Yu Yu Hakusho S1E4 – “Requirements for Lovers”

“Requirements for Lovers” Keiko goes to Yusuke’s house to watch over him. Multiple house fires were reported around the area. It is soon realized that Yusuke’s house becomes kindled after Keiko leaves. She returns to try to retrieve him from the flames. Yusuke has to decide between saving the girl he loves most and having […]

April 14

Record of Lodoss War S1E4 – “The Grey Witch”

“The Grey Witch” Unable to enter Alan, the capital of Alania, the group is informed that Alania will not resist Marmo but will not become its slaves. When Lodoss hears of the invasion, King Fahn of Valis dispatches his own daughter, Princess Fianna, to establish an alliance with Alania to oppose Beld. Meanwhile Karla decides […]

April 14

Legend of the Galactic Heroes S1E4 – “Empire’s Afterglow”

“Empire’s Afterglow” In Odin (capital planet of the Galactic Empire), Reinhard is promoted to imperial admiral after his victory at Astate. With his friend Siegfried Kircheis, he pays a visit to his elder sister Annerose, the Emperor’s favorite. In a flashback, Kircheis remembers how he and Reinhard became friends, how Annerose was taken away from […]

February 17

Witch Hunter Robin – “Episode 2: Addicted to Power”

“Addicted to Power” The STN-J is ordered to take out Kazuya Misawa, a businessman recently acquitted of the charge of murdering his partner, which witnesses say was done by way of a curse. The media frenzy surrounding the case and an ex-cop with an ax to grind complicate matters as the team tries to ensure […]

February 17

Yu Yu Hakusho – “Episode 2: Koenma Appears”

“Koenma Appears” Yusuke meets Koenma, son of the ruler of the Spirit World, and is given the task of raising a spirit egg that, when hatched, may return him to his body. Yusuke appears to Keiko in a dream to tell her that he will soon be revived. He later possesses the body of Kuwabara for […]

February 17

Record of Lodoss War – “Episode 2: Blazing Departure”

“Blazing Departure” In an origin episode, Ghim sets out to find Leylia, Neese’s daughter who has disappeared. Meanwhile, Parn steps in to save Liara from a group of attacking goblins. Once the goblins have dispersed Etoh appears and together they return to Parn’s village. However, the locals are unhappy at the death of one of […]

February 17

Legend of the Galactic Heroes – “S1 E2: The Battle for Astate”

“The Battle of Astate” After the destruction of the 4th and 6th fleets, Reinhard’s fleet engages the 2nd Fleet. When its commander is wounded, Yang takes command and manages to escape utter destruction. In Phezzan, Adrian Rubinsky, administrator of the planet, and Nikola Boltik, his main adviser, comment on the battle and note that it […]

February 10

Witch Hunter Robin – “Episode 1: Replacement”

Robin Sena arrives at the STN-J’s Raven’s Flat office in Tokyo a little earlier than expected, and is mistaken for “one of Amon’s girls”, so is told to go away. The STN-J’s witch hunting team discuss the previous night’s hunt and capture of Kent Nishihama who, under interrogation, had claimed to have acquired his power from his […]

February 10

Yu Yu Hakishu – “Episode 1: Surprised to Be Dead”

A 14-year-old narcissistic, street-fighting slacker Yusuke Urameshi dies an unlikely hero after he is hit by a car after saving a young child who was playing with a ball in the street. He soon learns that the child would have lived anyway and that the Spirit World was not expecting him to die. For this reason, he […]

February 10

Record of Lodoss War – “Episode 1: Prologue to the Legend”

A group of adventurers, Parn the knight, Deedlit the elf, Ghim the dwarf, Woodchuck the thief, Slayn the wizard, and Etoh the cleric, enter the ruins of a great dwarven hall. After fending off an attack by gargoyles, they continue further into the hall, certain they are not alone. Deedlit is caught in a trap, […]

February 10

Legend of the Galactic Heroes – “S1 Episode 1: In the Eternal Night”

January 1, 796 S.C. / 487 I.C.: in the Astate star system, 20,000 spaceships of the Imperial fleet under Reinhard von Lohengramm’s command is about to be cornered by three Alliance fleets of 13,000 spaceships each. Against the advice of his subordinates, Reinhard decides to strike first in order to defeat each fleet before they can join. […]