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May 11, 2019
What BanG Dream! 2nd Season managed to pull off from a slightly below average first season totally caught me off guard and make me happy a lot.

I'm not a big fan of idol anime but I do enjoy a good one, and Bang Dream! 2nd Season is one of those few ones. While still follows the usual path of other shows, its differences lies in those unexpected plot twists with great character developement.

Although the side characters are still very one-dimensional, the main ones are great and pleasant to watch. Combining with great songs, I can assure you that Bang Dream 2nd season is one of read more
Nov 3, 2018
Sayonara no Asa ni Yakusoku no Hana wo Kazarou or Maquia: When the Promised Flower Blooms was one of the lastest anime movie coming out in theather and got very high praises. But is it overhyping like most animes coming out nowsaday, sadly I'm afraid so.

But don't get me wrong, I by no means say that this is a bad anime, not really. Made by P.A Works, the studio known and loved for great slice of life shows like Hanasaku Iroha or Sakura Quest, so can they really handle such fantasy-feeling anime like this. And as expected, its worldbuilding is amazing, which they usually are read more
Nov 3, 2018
Xxxholic: kei is everything that its first season tried to do and failed miserably. Therefore, combining with the whole, it gave a huge step-up to xxxHolic series, made the ride of watching the anime is somewhat memorable.

By getting rid of its episodic nature, both the story and the characters got well-developed over a short period of time. The pacing is faster and the overall tone of the series is more serious than ever I would say. That's a great thing cause I was very annoyed at how comedy was played out in this anime, they're just too much and not even funny. I blame CLAMP read more
Oct 28, 2018
If I was told that I would get killed if I go downtown, I would probaly shit my pants, stay at home to be safe and sound like Taylor Swift. But apparently, that's not what the people in Inuyashiki were thinking.

Inuyashiki Ichiro is a middle-aged, friendless man with an uncaring family. One fateful evening, he is struck by a mysterious explosion in a public park, which is of extraterrestrial origin, and his body is replaced by an incredibly powerful, but still outwardly human, mechanical body. He quickly realizes the extent of his body's powers, and after saving a homeless man being beaten by a pack read more
Jul 2, 2017
So nowadays, every new season, you will see that moe slice of life about cute girls doing cute things. And in winter 2017, Hinako Note is that anime. But is that really a bad thing? For me it's not and if you agree with me, feel free to continue to read my review.

So the story is pretty standard, Hinako is a shy girl from the countryside, it seems like the only thing she can do is to be a scarerow in the field since she can be friends with a lot of animals. In an attempt to cure the shyness, Hinako left her peaceful town read more
Jul 2, 2017
So Youjo Senki or Saga of Tanya the evil, on the surface is a story about an overpowered loli destroying enemies like grass on the field but as the same time it's really not. So why is that? Let's find out with me in the first anime that studio NUT produce and which i consider a fairly good hidden gem of winter 2017.

Story:

If you already watched ep 1 and dropped because it's not your liking, please reconsider because actually the story starts off with a middle-aged man, whose job is to fire people. One day, he was pushed to a running train by one of read more
Oct 31, 2015
This review is my personal thoughts on the show, you may agree or disagree and i dont care.

So first thing first, The iDOLM@STER Cinderella Girls is an original series produced by A-1 Pictures, the studio famous for Sora no Woto, Gate, SAO, Ano Hana and many more... this anime provided another look at a very interesting idol industry of Japan.

This show has good setting from the start. A producer will seek for potential idols from the street and ask them to join the project which will raise them to top idol. This refreshing start helps the viewer to get a full look at this industry read more
Aug 17, 2015
Let me be honest, as a follower of Haruhi-ism, i had very high hope for the disappearance of Nagato Yuki, even though it's just a spin-off and not done by KyoAni. But man, this show was a pretty disappointment.

Dont get me wrong, i enjoy seeing my goddess on the scene again and actually i enjoyed this show. But how can you make a slice-of-life series out of one of the best slice-of-life show ever made and even for a slice-of-life mix with romance elements, it's not even that good.

Now to the story, remember that scene where Kyon made a library card for Nagato, you remembered read more
Jul 21, 2015
If there were a competition about what is the most peaceful anime ever ? Surely the 2013 anime of studio Silver Link, Non non Biyori, would come out on the very top.

So you are tired after a long day working/studying? You feel bad after watching a top drama or you get a headache after watching mindfucking show? Just watch Non non biyori, its the chicken soup for the soul. It will warm your heart and cure your soul.

The story takes place in the countryside village of Asahigaoka, a place lacking the many of the conveniences that people from the city are accustomed to. The nearest read more
Jul 19, 2015
Somehow, from very the first episode, strange story settings, head tilt, weird camera angles, i talked to myself: "My god, this show is made by SHAFT". The studio that is both hated and loved for their unique approach to directing anime (thanks to Akiyuki Shinbou). Many times, they actually improved the anime but many times, they just created a disaster. So what about this show ? Is it lucky enough ? Very Fortunately, it is.

In fact, SHAFT has directed many great shows : Monogatari Series, Madoka Magica, Sayonara Zetsubou Sensei,... And even among those famous shows, Soredemo Machi wa Mawatteiru or And Yet The Town read more