Deca-Dence #05 – Differential Gear

Hi everyone! Welcome to Anime Asterisk.  For today’s episode , I shall be covering Deca-Dence Episode 5 – Differential Gear! Episode Recap Differential Gear begins with Natsume and the other gear warriors shipping out for the Gadoll’s nest. On the battlefield, Natsume and the rest of Team 6 head for the Gadoll’s nest as Kurenai Read More

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

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

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

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

First Impressions – Meiji Tokyo Renka

Meiji Tokyo Renka (明治東亰恋伽) – Meiji Tokyo Lover/span> Animation Studio: TMS Entertainment Premiere Date: January 9th, 2019 No. of Episodes: 12 Airing Time: Wednesdays at 11:30 pm (JST) Genre: Historical, Romance, Fantasy, Shoujo Airing Channel: Tokyo MX Information Links: AniDB, ANN Encyclopedia, MyAnimeList, syoboi, Wikipedia, Meiji Tokyo Renka Official Site Based on a popular romance Read More