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Dec 7, 2017
Preliminary
"If you flip the 10, it becomes a 01!" -Some Jerk

Let me preface this pre-review by saying this, I am in love with this series, but for all the wrong reasons. Black Clover, or, Black Clover as the gringos say, is the sophomore effort of mangaka Yuuki Tabata, and it is a far cry from his debut work, Hungry Joker. Hungry Joker had the unfortunate fate of being axed by the higher-ups at WSJ, thus is the fate of most new kids on the block who don't have a proper sense of what they are doing or are given little time to spread their wings. read more
Dec 11, 2015
NOTE: 10/10? What a shock! I apologize in advance if this review seems a little on the long side, I have a lot to say about this series. Click "read more" at your own discretion, I'm still a bit of a greenhorn to the reviewing thing :P

Writing a review for one of your absolute favorite shows is a daunting task. Perhaps an even more daunting task is writing a review for a show that so many OTHER people consider to be their favorite. For several reasons, the shounen battle genre remains the most consistently popular here in the west. Whether it be the cult phenomenon read more
May 21, 2015
Nostalgia, I often find, is one of the greatest deciding factors of a person's enjoyment of something, and this doesn’t apply solely to anime watchers. Nowadays I will find myself more often than not going back and taking shows I used to enjoy at face value and realizing they weren't as great as I remembered. It's a truly beautiful thing, at least for me anyway, when you watch a now classic show or movie that aired during your childhood in your adulthood without that nostalgia factor blinding your judgement. I didn't seriously start getting into anime until around the time that I was almost out read more
Mar 10, 2015
High school, more or less, is a time that people look back at with either chagrin, happiness, or a combination of the two. Whether you have fond memories of school or are still having to deal with that confusing time in your life for at least another year or two, there is no denying that among the anime watching community there is always that stigma hanging over any anime pertaining to high school mainly because of how saturated the industry is with them. While most can argue that the Slice of Life genre of anime is one of the most easily accessible, I find nowadays read more