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


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

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

Series Review – Lord of Vermillion

*Major Spoiler Warnings Blending action, drama and romance, Lord of Vermilion is an exciting, action-packed addition to the 2018 anime Fall lineup! Synopsis Based on a popular Japanese video game series, Lord of Vermilion follows the story of Chihiro Kamina (Jap: Yūki Kaji; Eng: Orion Pitts), a 19 year old university student who one day Read More