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

Boarding School Juliet Episode 2 – Rosary and Juliet Review!

Episode Screenshots Hey there! Sorry for posting so late, internet issues. So we are now entering Episode 2 of Boarding School Juliet. Today’s tale is a funny story that doth tells of Romio’s and Juliet’s first date and of a daring new rival in the works. So, let’s get on with the recap! Episode Recap Read More

Ulysses – Jeanne d’Arc and the Alchemist Knight Episode 1 – “Alchemy and Fairy” Review

Episode Screenshots Ulysses – Jeanne d’Arc and the Alchemist Knight is a dark fantasy series set during the Hundred Years War. When I say that this will be a dark series, it will be one. So viewers please bear with me, I’ll try not to put too much dark stuff in the screenshots. But, before Read More