Series/Streaming Reviews · Streaming Reviews - Summer 2016

Taboo Tattoo – Episodes 5-8

My reviews for Episodes 5-8 of Taboo Tattoo are up on Anime News Network. For my full thoughts, check out the links below!

Episode 5

Episode 6

Episode 7

Episode 8

I won’t lie to you, ladies and gentlemen. This show has absolutely gone to hell.

It’s a damned shame too, because it started out with a lot of promise. It was an overplayed setup, of course, and its potential was always limited, but TT’s first few episodes showed a lot of potential. This could have been 2016’s “Enjoyably Stupid Popcorn Action Series”. There are worse labels to get stuck with, after all.

One such label would be “Most Embarassing Descent into Gibberish”, which Taboo Tattoo is apparently gunning for, and with gusto. Continue reading “Taboo Tattoo – Episodes 5-8”

Streaming Reviews - Summer 2016

Taboo Tattoo – Episodes 1-4

My reviews for Episodes 1-4 of Taboo Tattoo are up on Anime News Network. For my full thoughts, check out the links below!

Episodes 1-3

Episode 4

Overall, this show is…okay? Honestly, it’s essentially what Big Order would have been if it actually knew how to tell a story, write characters, or otherwise be, you know, not terrible.
The choreography for the fight scenes is definitely the reason to be watching at all, since everything else is simply passable at this point.

Still, I can actually tell you what’s happening in the story, which is more than I can say for some shows. Are you a fan of Taboo Tatoo so far? Do you hate it? Let me know in the comments!