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Sep 22, 2017
It's rather difficult for me to put Golden Time on the balanced scale of ratings. Whenever I think back to it, I always get that feeling of "what if", as though the show I watched clashed with the show it was supposed to be. I gave the 'Enjoyment' department 5/10, but that's extremely biased of me, as I definitely didn't enjoy the show as much as the grade suggests. However, the show has its moments, and some of them stuck with me for a while, which is why I upped the rating so high. In reality, if I remove myself from the equation and look read more
Sep 21, 2017
I was always hesitant about starting Nana to Kaoru. Not because of its S&M premise, but because I already had doubts about MC first chapter in, and whether he'd be able to actually do anything. Alas, in the end, I picked it up, and now my journey is over. And, if I'm honest, somewhere in this manga is a great story about young people exploring their sexuality and dealing with who they are, with some really powerful scenes, but, despite all that, this isn't a good story by any stretch.

The main problem with it is that it runs in circles. Although this is more read more
Sep 4, 2017
Preliminary
What would you do if I told you that this manga should have been at most 40-45 chapters long, and then you turn around and see that it has 95? You'd probably think I'm insane. Well, I kind of am, but that's besides the point.

When I first started reading Suki desu Suzuki-kun, I enjoyed it immensely. For the first third (roughly 30~ CH), it's perhaps one of the 'cutest' shoujo manga out there that you can find. However, past that point, it's just same old shit that's no less frustrating than having it rain when you planned to visit the beach.

Note: Spoilers ahead. read more
Sep 1, 2017
Preliminary
Aah, I wish someone told me before I started watching this that it's SoL on ROOOOOOOOOOOOOOOIDS.

NOTE: Before going any further, I just want to disclose that I'm not the biggest fan of SoL, especially when comedy is sparse. So just remember that this is from a perspective of someone who generally tends to avoid these types of shows. Also, I'll be diving into spoilers, as I don't think I'll be able to convey why I just couldn't stuff last 2 episodes otherwise. So, with that said, let's get this over with.

Story: 1/10

Now, I could write something generic here, like "well, truly, there is no read more
Sep 1, 2017
Preliminary
Ah, another LN adaptation with a name so long it's practically a story in and of itself? What could possibly go wrong?!

Now, YJSSK isn't exactly... bad? (I suppose). It's definitely not the worst basic LN adaptation I've seen, but that's not exactly a merit considering the standards. It suffers from pretty much the same issues any of these LNs suffer: it's set in high school. Now, I know that the target demographic are the teenagers, and this cheesy stuff is written for young boys & girls, but it always feels just... wrong, especially in terms of dialogue. How old is our MC? 14-15? And read more
Aug 7, 2017
Preliminary
There isn't much to say about Kenja no Mago, so I'll get straight to the point: if you're tired of the reincarnated OP MC stories, ignore this Manga.

The story, the lore, the setting and the characters are all by-the-numbers cutouts and, in terms of originality or uniqueness, the Manga doesn't have anything going for it. Comedy is slightly off, although I did chuckle a few times (mainly due to the exaggerated faces), but other than that it isn't that funny.

Art is quite good and detailed for the most part, and action scenes are portrayed as well as in any other action manga. read more
Dec 31, 2016
Going to make this real short since it's almost time to scream out "Happy New Year" to the people I probably won't like.

If you have any intention of watching this show, do it only if you've read the webtoon (roughly 100-200 chapters of it). Otherwise, and I'm being rather forgiving here, you'll find the episode absolute chore, save for perhaps a few scenes of action.

Storytelling-wise, this is a pretty bad OVA, if I'm being honest. Considering everything they crammed in this thing, they could have actually made an entire regular season. What they did, in a nutshell, is take a bunch of scenes read more
Dec 18, 2016
With the announcement of the 3rd season, I decided to check out Yowamushi Pedal and see whether the ride was worth it (pun intended). I wasn't exactly expecting anything special out of it, so I can with a heart full of love say that Yowamushi Pedal is everything I thought it would be before I watched it. In a nutshell, it's just another sports anime...

If you're a newcomer to either the world of anime or the sports genre, you may get far more out of YP than I did. It has everything that enticed me into this genre at first: over the top animation, plethora read more
Sep 13, 2016
Preliminary
Mai waifu: "What are you looking at?"
Me: "N-n-nothing!"
Mai waifu: "You were just looking at my boobs, weren't you?"
Me: *blushes*
Mai waifu: "It's ok, you can look at them."
Me: *blushing intensifies*

That about sums up Karakai Jouzu no Takagi-san. This manga is basically vanilla romance porn for us folk out there who just want to chill, relax and not care about who's the better bishounen or which waifu has better ... khm ... "plot". In a nutshell, it's a rather episodic manga, with our main girl teasing our main guy, and our main guy trying to tease her back, but can't 'cause he sucks, and girl is read more
Aug 23, 2016
ReLIFE (Anime) add (All reviews)
Even though ReLIFE is yet another high-school-set story of rather not-so-impactful-to-life moments and problems that our characters deal with, unlike others, it stays relatively glued to the ground in nearly all aspects (well, aside from the pill that magically makes you look ten years younger, duh), and never hangs on to a single problem for too long, nudging us to basically think the same thing we thought after all of us left high school: yap, everyone was right. High school doesn't really matter.

However, as it's rather easy to forget, everyone's problems top the charts in their own lives, as it's simply basic human nature, read more