Toonami Roundup: 9/30/17


This week… in Toonami…

Dragon Ball Super: The tournament rages on, with Vegeta winning against one foe, then ending up needing to avoid the lava saliva of his next opponent. Unfortunately, Dragon Ball is at its most boring when it’s a one-on-one battle. Rating: **

Dragon Ball Z Kai: Buu eats Babidi. And just like that, Babidi is silenced. At first I was happy that the loudmouth won’t get to speak anymore, but now I think I might miss his ramblings and irrationality. Rating: **1/2

Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure: Stardust Crusaders: Not the best. Kakyoin isn’t really bad, there’s just a very bad impostor pretending he’s Kakyoin. An unnecessarily violent scene where a dog is killed is in this episode, and I can’t help but wonder why that had to be included. Rating: **

Tokyo Ghoul: It’s over. It’s all over. Rating: no stars

Hunter x Hunter: Hisoka joins the crew. This ought to be fun. Is he really a bad guy, or is he just a mischievous nuisance? Sorry, you won’t get to find that out for another 70 episodes. Rating: **1/2

Lupin III: The best episode yet. Lupin gets locked in prison, then plays a mind game with Zenigata who wants to keep him locked away. Eventually Lupin tricks him into opening the door, and as soon as it’s open, Lupin is out. The best part is how Zenigata is the one being tortured even while Lupin is in jail. A great episode. Rating: ****

Naruto: Shippuden: Naruto’s the hero. Congratulations. Rating: **

Outlaw Star: I love Twilight Suzuka. I hope she sticks around for a while. Even if she’s pretty much helpless against Gene. She could be a great character. Rating: ***

Best episode of the week: Lupin III

Most surprisingly good episode of the week: Lupin III

Most disappointing show of the week: Jojo