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Mar 12, 2016
THIS REVIEW CONTAINS MILD SPOILERS

Gekkan Shoujo Nozaki-kun is about a girl named Chiyo who tries to confess to her crush. He misunderstands her confession and decides to take her as his assistant, because, as it turns out, he is a romance manga author, and he seeks inspiration from the people he knows to create his characters.

At first, the show is alright at what it does, it's your average character-driven comedy. For the first few episodes, it introduces the characters and establishes their personality. It's nothing special, but it has potential.

These are the stock characters and their relationships from shoujo manga that are parodied:

1: Chiyo is ...
Jan 16, 2016
THIS REVIEW CONTAINS SPOILERS

Fiction exists as a distraction. There exists many kinds of fiction: comedy, adventure, drama, etc. This applies to all different mediums, including anime.

However, there are certain works that are unpopular for specific reasons. For example, the Twilight series is widely disliked due to it including several tropes people dislike about young adult literature, most notably its romanticization of an abusive relationship. Basically, it alienates certain people due its use of elements they dislike about its medium or genre.

No Game No Life is one of those series for me.

No Game No Life is the story of two NEET siblings, Sora (18 years old) ...
Dec 24, 2015
THIS REVIEW IS FOR ALL SEASONS, AS SUCH, IT CONTAINS SPOILERS

Monogatari takes place in a city populated by about 20 people, cardboard cutouts, and kanji characters, and follows the story of Koyomi Araragi as he meets girls who have supernatural oddity-related issues in their lives and tries to help them.

I am not a fan of the Monogatari anime, but I will get into why later in this review.

The characters are all pretty much what you'd expect from a harem anime. There's the selfless main character, the Tsundere girlfriend, the shy Moe girl who turns out to actually be psycho and manipulative, the smart girl who ...