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Jun 2, 2020
If you have been enticed to watch Kami no Tou because of its relatively high rating this season, think again before wasting your time and wondering where it all went.

I have noticed a lot of the reviews on ‘Kami no Tou’ tend to be misleading and have an implied bias towards what the show “could be” to what it is. Much of this relies on the supposition you are an avid follower of the web manga (from which this adapted from) of the same name.

The narrative seems to be that Kami no Tou “could be” one of those epics which take many, many read more
May 30, 2020
After watching the 2018-2019 remake of the first 25 episodes of the original series ‘Ginga Eiyuu Densetsu: Die Neue These’ and it’s “Seiran” parts, I’d naturally come to watch the original expecting more space battles and the like. Full disclosure, I had a head-start beginning from episode 26 in the OVA as I’d already watched the first 25 in the remake.

There are 110 episodes in the original OVA, and that is a lot. But as usual with great anime, it felt like each episode has its place in the construction of a grand story. Perhaps an inevitability when something is constructed to be grand, read more
Feb 26, 2014
Btooom! (Anime) add (All reviews)
‘It’s just a game, right?’ – Ryouta Sakamoto

Btooom! is a psychological-action-thriller anime which is set predominately in the serious tone.

The Story: 7/10
The ‘game-then-not-a-game’ setting in anime has been used quite frequently these past years. They’ve become the main storyline in romances, harems, actions, thrillers and even horrors. Btooom! is another type of example, but it’s the most serious one that makes it different to all the others. The story is set like this: A young adult who plays the game Btooom! suddenly finds himself stranded on a mysterious island equipped with a bag of bombs where they need to kill other people, and take their read more
Jan 27, 2014
Lamune (Anime) add (All reviews)
Lamune is nothing less than a simple light-hearted, comedic romance. But even then it is fairly enjoyable.

The Story: 6/10
In Lamune, every episode begins with a flashback from the past, detailing a section of the childhood relationship of the two main characters, Nanami and Kenji. What was depicted in the flashback is then, in one way or another connected to the main story which admittedly is not much. Lamune adopts a storyline we’ve seen too many times in anime- the ‘childhood friend romance’. Even so, it is one of the best to take advantage of this. It’s comedy revolves around the two main characters and some read more
Dec 5, 2013
'No one knows what the future holds. That's why its potential is infinite.' - Rintarou Okabe (from Steins;Gate)

Steins;Gate: Fuka Ryouiki no Déjà vu is quite simply a thrilling, romantic and beautifully heart-warming experience.

The Story: 9/10
Under the production of White Fox, the original Steins;Gate anime made in 2011 has received it's long waited movie arrival. The original Steins;Gate anime was under high critical acclaim, and was successful in both Japan and Western countries where it was the spotlight anime for the year. And it had such a great reason to be there. It was quite simply stunning. Shortly afterwards, the special of Steins;Gate was released and read more
Nov 11, 2013
"It's not the final judgement of "good" and "evil" that's important. What matters is that you come to that decision yourself. That you agonize over it and eventually accept it." -Akane Tsunemori

Psycho-Pass is essentially a psychological-action anime with a sci-fi based setting driving the story line.

The Story: 9/10
Psycho-Pass is set in the future where you are able to easily see the mental state of one's mind. This is given a number, a number relating to one's contingency of creating a crime, called the 'Crime Coefficient' if it is over the normal rate. These persons are apprehended, if not disposed of if reached too high. read more
Oct 23, 2013
“Human life is at stake, so you should at least improve your cooking first...”- Hidaka Sana
“I’m going to take a bath now. If you peek while I'm changing, I'm going to kill you, got it?”
– Hinako Mochida

Myself;Yourself is primarily a drama genre anime with little-to-medium romance.

The Story: 7/10
The anime starts with our male protagonist, Sana who has come back to his hometown of Sakuranomori, after leaving it 5 years before for the sake of his parents’ business plans. He is surprised to see that most things have not changed, until he meets Yatsushiro Nanaka, one of his best childhood friends when he was read more
Sep 24, 2013
"Nii nii~~"
"Nii nii no baka" - Miya Tachibana

To put it simply, the combination of each of the heroines to the main protagonist is like a fireworks show. All of them are pretty.

The Story: 9/10
The story starts with our main male protagonist Junichi Tachibana being stood up on a Christmas Eve date which occurred two years ago. Having a hard time warming up to others, he does not have a girlfriend. In the seven arcs which comprises of four episodes each,(except for Risa Kamizaki who is given one episode) each arc is given one main heroine girl in which Junichi is their personal love interest. Each read more