Soft Tennis and Societal Issues in Hoshai no Sora! – Series Review

Major Spoilers Alert! Man what an cliffhanger ending! I seriously did not expect that the show would end on that note. When I first watched Hoshiai no Sora (Stars Align), I did not expect that it would end up loving it. Nor did I expect that it would get so dark right away. Like others, Read More

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Turning up the Heat With Fire Force Series Review!

Hey guys, AnimeAsterisk here to provide anime fans with the latest and greatest anime of 2020. If you love Soul Eater and Nobunagun, then prepare yourself to get fired up for Fire Force, one of the latest shonen anime from David Productions. Series Recap Okay, so Fire Force is based in a post-apocalyptic world where Read More

First Impressions – Magical Girl Spec Ops Asuka

Mahou Shoujo Tokushusen Asuka (明治東亰恋伽) – Magical Girl Spec Ops Asuka Animation Studio: LIDENFILMS Premiere Date: January 11th, 2019 No. of Episodes: 12 Airing Time: Fridays at 26:25 (JST) Genre: Military, Sci-Fi Airing Channel: Station: MBS/TBS Information Links: AniDB, ANN Encyclopedia, MyAnimeList, syoboi, Wikipedia, Magical Girl Spec Ops Asuka Official Site Warning: Show is MA+/R Read More

Series Review – Hero Mask Season 1

Set in a fictional version of London, Hero Mask follows the story of two main protagonists: James Blood, a hot-blooded detective with the elite “Special Service of Crime” (SSC) division within the Capital Police Department and Sarah Sinclair, a prosecutor who works under Crown Prosecutor Monica Campbell. One night while working on a case, James Read More

Series Review – March Comes in like a Lion Series 1 and 2

Sangatsu no Lion or March Comes in like a Lion is a rather wonderfully unique slice of life entry into the anime world. The story follows Rei Kiriyama (Jap: Kengo Kawanishi (Hu Li (Kitsune no Koe)); Eng: Khoi Dao), a 16 year old professional 5th dan Shogi player who lives by himself in June town Read More

Series Review – Yagate Kimi Ni Naru (Bloom into You)

Spoiler Warning Based on a popular yuri manga, Bloom into You is unexpectedly one of the Fall/Winter Season’s contenders for best anime. While I’m not really a fan of Yuri and Yaoi anime, this series surprisingly won my heart and drew me back to it again and again with its beautiful visuals, in-depth characterizations, amazing Read More

Boarding School Juliet #4 – Hasuki and Romio Review

Episode Screenshots Hi Guys! Welcome back. Today in this tale of our intrepid star-crossed lovers, we are going to take a step back as we reach exam time to explore the story behind Hasuki Komai’s first love. So let’s begin the story, shall we? Warning: Nudity Episode Recap Okay, so our story begins with a Read More

RELEASE THE SPYCE #3 – First Mission Review

Episode Screenshots Hey guys! Welcome back to Anime Asterisk! For today’s episode of RELEASE THE SPYCE, Episode 3: “Moryo,” this episode will cover Momo’s first day on the job and the important message of learning from one’s own mistakes. Additionally, today’s episode comes with a warning: Today’s episode will cover dark themes like drugs and Read More

Boarding School Juliet #3 – Princess Charl and Romio Review

Episode Screenshots We’re back, everyone! Today on Boarding School Juliet, we shall spin a heartwarming tale about Romio and Juliet’s first month anniversary as a couple, the rise of a new love rival, fierce betrayals by one’s own dorm and of renewal of old friendships and new rivalries! So, let’s get onto the recap! Episode Read More

Ulysses – Jeanne d’Arc and the Alchemist Knight Episode 2 – “The Girl Named Jeanne d’Arc”

Episode Screenshots Hey guys, welcome back. Today, we are going to be covering Ulysses – Jeanne d’Arc and the Alchemist Knight Episode 2: The Girl Named Jeanne d’Arc where we finally get to meet innocent Jeanne herself and the strong fiery red-headed mercenary La Hire. There are lots of exciting moments in this episode, but Read More