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Mar 30, 2017
[Warning: minor spoilers. If you don’t care, please proceed]
Kemono Friends has been dubbed by some as this past season’s “sleeper hit” and articles and photos have been circulating around the net raving about the show’s quality, though not as apparent when compared to the likes of Miss Kobayashi and Gabriel Dropout. “How can this series fly under your radar,” you ask? Well no need to check if you’ve been magically transported under a rock because its popularity can only be really felt if you’re in the Land of the Rising Sun. Which begs the question: is the show legitimately good or have the Japs been read more
Aug 9, 2016
Nisekoi (Manga) add (All reviews)
You know something’s wrong when you read the latest chapter of the manga and you ask “Why did I read this in the first place?” Upon closer inspection, you can see the many “types” of stories as the series went on:

- Besides the introduction in the beginning, Raku would be put into a situation where he would meet Onodera or Chitoge (both if it’s the 42nd time and that gets annoying) in a situation where fanservice can be achieved, trying to segue in the theme of “fate” for good measure. This template of a situation was of course also used in every new girl that was read more
Mar 26, 2016
Ahh the Disappearance of Yuki Nagato-chan; the latest literary warfare of the S.S. Yuki X Kyon. And let me tell you, it throws quite a punch. Much has been said about this series. Just go to its MAL page and the score says a lot. But why is that? Well, let’s try to break down where does this series stand, shall we?

This is a SPIN-OFF (I’ll be using caps ‘cause I can’t use underlines) of an existing story that was last updated by its author 4 years ago since the release of this anime adaptation. Spin-offs are usually an author playing with a what-if scenario read more
Jan 15, 2016
Another (Anime) add (All reviews)
A lot of us watched Another for different reasons. One could be watching for the gore, some for the mystery, others for both. I was one of those people that watched it for the mystery and, as if I had any other reason for writing, I was disappointed.

A little bit about myself: I watched Hyouka before this and have been desperately looking for any series (be it written or animated) that would rebound my yearning for a mystery show like it. So I saw this and was interested to the "supernatural mystery" factor this show is trying to appeal (Okay, story time over). With that read more
Sep 19, 2015
(Warning: This review contains major spoilers. This is a joke of course because that would require the show to have a story in the first place, which it doesn't... -ish. Read the review.)

In the many years that I've watched anime, read manga (I consider 3 as many), and even shows outside anime, I've always had an idea for a show that I've been dying to see: the main protagonist of the story is a secondary character from an existing story. And I mean secondary, like those students in a slice of life anime that were never introduced and just serves as a crowd. My interest read more
Aug 28, 2015
Yeah...

About time I talk about this one isn't it?

Okay, so first off, I know what you're thinking: *sarcastic voice*"Oh, Cludensyo, you're joining the bandwagon; reviewing Sword Art Online and giving it a low score. What a way to redirect your rage to an otherwise easy target." and... you're probably right. But you've gotta understand my situation. It's been 3 years already (1 or 2 since I've watched it) and inside my mind, my memories of this anime are not showing any signs of fading away into obscurity. So today, I'll try to make peace with this series─ shed every thought I have to this show read more
Aug 10, 2015
When a guy like Makoto Shinkai (a person who has a distinctive style in his works) comes into your life, you'd promptly watch his other movies, even commercials, to see more of him (of course, assuming you like his movies).

So you watch the second one...

And then the third one...

And by the time you watch the fourth one, you would have known all of his troupes already. And in knowing these troupes mean that when you see his next work, you're bringing something that was not there before when you've watched that first movie: Expectations (or for some, higher expectations). Would it meet or surpass the read more
Apr 2, 2015
Before I start anything, I just want to address that I like the idea behind Chuunibyou. A story where it talks about the 8th Grade Syndrome? I'm in (call me a sucker). As to why I'm only talking about it a year after the release of the 2nd season is none of your business. Yeah, it's a product of the times. I mean, it's KyoAni, they ride the waves of the mainstream (Get it? 'Cause it's a stream and there's a wa- forget it.) But after milking it dry with a ONA released from their YouTube channel and numerous specials that were made after the read more
Feb 16, 2015
I would understand why a lot of fans didn't like the 1st part of the 2nd season. A huge part of that was because they got rid of (or at least, simmered down) one of the few things that made Sword Art Online stand out and that is the survival theme of the series. Now the survival theme in an anime isn't very new (if you were watching anime for even at least a year before you heard about SAO, you would know what I'm talking about). But see, being trapped in this world where you can do anything (practically) because of video game logic, read more
Sep 19, 2014
(Disclaimer: I am going to write this review solely basing from the anime. So that means I have no knowledge if it's different in the manga. Also, there's a minimal amount of spoilers.)

First off, it should be stated that I DO NOT HATE THIS SERIES. I think the series is great. There's good action, some funny moments, some heart-warming moments (e.g. Erza's back story) BUT, I have problems with it (most, if not, all nitpicks). So yeah, this is more of me just venting out what I saw that KINDA bugged me about Fairy Tail and less of a review (inb4 admin reports).

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