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Mar 12, 2017
Mirai Nikki is kind of amazing. Not because it's good, but because it it does so much wrong all at once that it baffles me. Typically, bad or subpar anime only indulge in a few major "anime tropes" at a time. Even my ultimate nemesis Sword Art Online (which I still think was a worse experience than this one) does not throw as much shit into its story. Meanwhile, Mirai Nikki seems to have every anime trope in the book, and that too, bad ones. Cliche ones. Embarrassing ones that make anime fans go "but wait, anime is not just porn!" Mirai Nikki goes above read more
Mar 5, 2017
- This is a joint review of seasons 1 & 2 of Baby Steps. There will be mild spoilers. -

Of all the sports anime I’ve seen so far (which is not actually a whole lot), Baby Steps is my first foray into tennis. Overall, I am pleasantly surprised at how good it is. Perhaps it’s because I’ve been watching team sports all this time and tennis is a single player sport, but it does feel like it did something different.

First, let me just say that the main character Eiichiro (or Ei-chan) is not your typical sports protagonist. I mean sure, he’s another "complete newbie"-type who read more
Apr 1, 2016
Ahh, I see there are no reviews for this yet. Yeah, this anime does not have great ratings and it has a pretty low viewership. Well, whatever, I'll pitch in my opinion for what it's worth. Garo: Guren no Tsuki is the sequel to Garo: Honoo no Kokuin except it's not really a direct sequel. It's actually an anthology series, where the characters, plot, setting and everything else are different except for the common mythology revolving around the Makai Knights and Makai Alchemists and most of the seiyuu return for new roles. Watching the first season is not at all necessary to view this one, read more
Mar 24, 2016
It's done, and all I can say is... good. Finally. I originally started watching Erased because I heard good things about it. I wanted to give it a chance, but it ended up disappointing me. However, I also won't say this anime is trash or the worst thing ever. It's pretty bad, but not offensively bad. I don't like being overly cynical, and I wanna give credit where credit is due. So, let me finally go into some detail and explain myself. Vague spoilers be ahead.

- Story [4/10] -

Oh, Erased... You had so many good things going for you: Interesting premise, nice animation, good read more
Mar 20, 2016
I recently decided to give Daily Lives of High School Boys a rewatch because... well, I wanted to rewatch a few of my favorite anime and wanted to pick a comedy show. Daily Lives was the perfect contender as it may just be my favorite (pure) comedy anime.

In fact, it's one of two comedy animes that I rate a nine, which is an accomplishment in itself. The majority of comedy shows I've seen, even the best ones of recent times like Gekkan Shoujo Nozaki-kun and Barakamon, top out at a solid eight. That means Daily Lives has something special, and two qualities it has read more
Dec 19, 2013
So. I'm going to be honest. I loathe this anime. Unfortunately, I had a good friend recommend this to me (sorry, but there's almost nothing but criticism ahead), so I went in with high expectations and fell far to end up with such a low opinion on Sword Art Online. However, I will explain myself and break down point by point why I hate this anime. Prepare for a long ass review.

First, let's get the very small amount of "good" out of the way:

Hey, you can't go wrong with A-1. Their standards of animation are high, and it's no different with Sword Art Online. read more