Climbing the Tower of God – Tower of God Series Review

The final test has been issued, but the story is far from over. The tale of Bam continues. So, let’s get started and review Crunchyroll’s original, ‘Tower of God.’ Series Recap Based on a South Korean manhwa, Tower of God follows the story of Bam (CV: Taichi Ichikawa; Eng: Johnny Yong Bosch), a young teenage Read More

Feminism and the Power of Willpower in the Renaissance Period with Arte! – Arte Series Review

*Major Spoilers Warning The final painting is complete and with it the story of Arte is over! Over the course of the Spring season, this light-hearted slice of life has continued to entertain audiences despite the setbacks caused by Co-vid. So with that in mind, let’s get on with the review! Series Recap Based on Read More

Journey to the West with Shinzo! – Shinzo Series Review

*Major Anime Spoilers Shinzo or Mushrambo was one of my favorite anime series growing up. Every morning, I would wake up early just to watch it before I went to school. This classic series was produced by Toei Animation and first aired in the west by Fox Kids in 2000 – 2002. It was later Read More

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

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

Magic of the Full Moon – Granbelm Series Review

*Major Spoilers With the battle for the Magiaconatus now ended. What we get is bittersweet ending full of sadness, but one with hope. So with that, let’s look back on the series highlights and downfalls to this truly great anime. Series Recap What do you get when you mix SD gundam with magical girl antics? Read More

Swinging and Dancing in Meiji Tokyo Renka – Series Review

Major Spoilers With the clock striking midnight, the magic of the strawberry moon is now over.  Mei has returned home to the present with the promise of more adventures to come. While our main love interests await the day when they can see Mei again. So with our story over, let’s get on to our Read More

Passion and Will – Egao no Daika Series Review

*Major Spoilers With Egao no Daika (Price of Smiles) now over, the story of two girls on a planet with limited resources ends on a happy note. Yuki Soleil achieves her goal of destroying the Chrars and ending the war on a armistice agreement, while the other surviving main characters begin moving on with their Read More

First Impressions – Fight League: Gear Gadget Generators

Fight League: Gear Gadget Generators (ファイトリーグ ギア・ガジェット・ジェネレーターズ) Animation Studio: Bandai Namco Pictures / XFlag Premiere Date: February 14th, 2019 No. of Episodes: Unknown Airing Time: Thursdays at 20:00 pm (JST) Genre: Mecha, Action, Sci-Fi Airing Channel: Youtube Information Links: AniDB, ANN Encyclopedia, MyAnimeList, Wikipedia, Fight League: Gear Gadget Generators Official Site, Fight League: Gear Gadget Read More

First Impression – Egao no Daika (Price of a Smile)

Egao no Daika (エガオノダイカ) – Price of a Smile Animation Studio: Tatsunoko Production Premiere Date: January 4th, 2019 No. of Episodes: 12 Airing Time: Fridays at 21:30 pm (JST) Genre: Action, Sci-Fi Airing Channel: WOWOW Information Links: AniDB, ANN Encyclopedia, MyAnimeList, syoboi, Wikipedia, Egao no Daika Official Site What is the price of a smile? Read More