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Jun 30, 2020
Princess Connect! Re:Dive is an anime that initially, wasn't on my radar at all and It didn't seem like it was something I would be interested in. I gave the first episode a chance on a whim after a cut of animation in the first PV caught my eye. What I then stumbled across is what has become a surprise hit for me this season.

The story follows the adventures of a group of four friends Yuuki, Kokkoro, Kyaru and Pecorine. The tone of the show for about 75% of the show is a slice of life with elements of light comedy as we watch the ...
Apr 10, 2020
Hello World (Anime) add
This ended up being quite the interesting discover after randomly stumbling across it the other day.

"Hello World" is a Sci-Fi movie with a core theme exploring how far one is willing to go for the person they love.

The story will appear to be pretty standard, maybe even a little less than that on a surface level in the first half of the film. At this point, it's just the beginnings of a love story for the main characters, Naomi Katagaki and Ruri Ichigyou with the caveat that there's a "guide" for Naomi Katagaki that comes from someone in the form of himself 10 years in ...
Jan 27, 2020
Babylon (Anime) add
Babylon ended up being one of the more interesting Psychological/Thriller shows I've watched. I got a lot of what I tend to look for in a show of this genre although minor issues here or there holds me back from giving it a perfect score.
The story follows the protagonist, Zen Seizaki as he tries to get to the bottom of a case he is currently working on but as he finds one answer, more questions start to pop up in it's place and soon the story turns into finding the person responsible for the string of events happening in the Shiniki district. This makes for ...
Mar 26, 2019
Rinshi!! Ekoda-chan is a nice short-form anime that is in an anthology format where each episode has a different director and voice actress for the main character. This type of format in my opinion, is a good fit for anime with a shorter duration and in Rinshi!! Ekoda-chan's case it certainly helps push it above a lot of other shorts that I've watched previously.
In terms of story, there is little to none given the nature of the show but by the end of the series I think the viewer can get a sense of how a narrative involving Ekoda-chan would play out, seeing that there ...
Dec 30, 2018
Himote House (Anime) add
Mixed Feelings
Himote House was a fairly intriguing show with many obvious glaring issues thinking back on the show now. The show had one of the dumbest first episodes in which they try to introduce some semblance of a premise or reason for why the main characters get together. I knew before watching the anime that it would be a comedic short so I wasn't expecting the strongest story but even then, the way that they went about the set-up for the comedic moments was chaotic and often not in a good way.
The art was just as bad, with the bland CGI character models along with the ...
Sep 20, 2018
You read the synopsis for Back Street Girls: Gokudolls and it's one of the best yet weirdest set-ups for a comedy series I've seen. I was instantly excited to see how everything would unfold in the show and I actually got what I had expected and a little more.

For a sketch comedy, the story was good in that it was entertaining and a lot of the skits had an inter-connectivity to them and a lot characters that appeared early on aren't just there to serve the purpose of the joke being portrayed in that particular sketch alone. One drawback to the story is that there ...
Jun 27, 2018
Gurazeni (Anime) add
Gurazeni is a baseball anime with a few things that set it apart from the more regular ones that you may be accustomed to seeing. The main focus isn't so much on the playing of the sport but rather it's on the things you may see around it. This would entail the livelihood of the baseball players(ex-players and current),the staff, media etc. Most importantly however is the money that would be involved within all of those things which is where the show gets it's name from. With Gurazeni being a seinen series, it will bring with it a different vibe as opposed to the shounen ...
Jun 22, 2018
Uma Musume: Pretty Derby is an interesting hybrid sports anime. It's basically track & field under the guise of horse girls. Initially this show was one of the ones that I thought I would drop after an episode or two but luckily that wasn't the case. The Idol aspect of the show that popped up in the first episode didn't take up too much time and also wasn't a main focus for the remainder of the series thankfully. Also there was a race happening almost every episode so I think there was plenty for a sports anime fan like myself to enjoy even if I ...
Mar 26, 2018
Reading the synopsis and looking at the poster for Mitsuboshi Colors, I thought it was going to be an uninteresting CGDCT anime that I would check out the first episode for and then never watch it again afterwards. I ended up getting something completely different from my expectations in that I found the comedy to be very good, often hilarious at time and that the cast of characters were very entertaining. Flash forward all the way to the last episode and I'm a bit sad that this fantastic show has come to an end.
Now if I were to summarize some of my thoughts on Mitsuboshi ...
Mar 24, 2018
Mixed Feelings
When it comes to horror, they generally don't evoke the feeling of fear in me and I haven't really seen horror done well in an anime format. While Ito Junji: Collection isn't great overall, I did appreciate the way in which it went about trying to portray it's horror. Rather than fear, this show will try to creep or unsettle you more than anything else. For whatever reason it reminds of the Goosebumps books I read when I was younger. Also Ito Junji: Collection has a tendency to sometimes be unintentionally(or maybe it's intentional) funny which definitely helped me enjoy the show more.
As the anime's ...

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