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King’s Court

Two new reviews as August draws to a close. First up is Haikyuu!!, a wonderful series that makes me smile just thinking about it. If you’re not convinced, head over to the blog and listen to the Anime Soapbox review as well. I know I can’t wait for season two! Next is AC‘s look at […]

Ghoulish Delights

A couple new reviews to get May started. First, CNile takes a look at the highly popular Tokyo Ghoul. It’s a rare case where the second season is better than the first. Meanwhile, Kavik Ryx builds on the extensive Gundam franchise with a review of its latest, Reconguista in G. Sadly, it doesn’t impress.

The Drama of Anime

This last season brought with it a few gems. Shadowmage takes a look at one of them, Shirobako, which centers its tale around the anime industry itself and features some great characters. The same cannot be said for our second entry. Aldnoah.Zero has some promise, but doesn’t build on its strengths.

Madhouse Strikes Again

As the new season builds momentum we take a look at a pair of recently concluded series. Many readers will be aware of Shinmaru‘s Hunter x Hunter addiction over the past few years and he now shares his thoughts on this exceptional series with us. It’s a huge improvement over the original adaptation and only […]

Two Takes on Perseverance

May has arrived and we’re back with two new reviews. Shinmaru took a look at Kuroko’s Basketball 2 which improves upon the first season in some ways and not so much in others. Meanwhile, I dove into the past and checked out Ie Naki Ko, a gem from the 1970s based on a classic French […]

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