Maintaining the Balance with Shironeko Project: Zero Chronicle

*Major Spoilers Warning Well, that was a shocking ending! Never would I expect that a light-hearted anime to have such a tragic ending. True, both the Light and Dark Kingdoms were destroyed and pretty much everyone died, Phios went insane. But there’s still hope as the world was reborn and the Prince of Darkness was 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

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

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