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Flying into the future

For 2017’s first pair of reviews, we have a more in-depth look at two shows that had a place in our 2016: A Year in Review! Kaikyaku tells us what makes Flying Witch an enjoyable piece of animation for anyone who likes a little magic in their relaxing slice-of-life anime. I take a deeper look […]

Bittersweet Citrus Rainbows

Check out AC‘s review of one of the Summer season’s most talked about anime: Orange. His analysis of the plot devices and character development in the show shed light on just what worked and what didn’t for the high school drama. Next, we bring you an anime from a couple of years ago with¬†Kaikyaku‘s review […]

A Double Dose of Fantasy

Although the 2016 Olympics have been all over the news lately, that hasn’t stopped us from watching some more anime. To get away from all the sports talk, we’ve taken a look at two recent anime filled with fantasy and entertainment. First, if splashy action scenes and style over substance in a show is what […]

Superheroes and Volleyball Heroes

Our newest reviews today are loads of fun to watch and both unified in their theme of heroics. For our first new review,¬†My Hero Academia is what AC calls a return to form in terms of shounen anime for BONES and a recommended watch even for those who aren’t into the superhero genre. Next, Kaikyaku […]

Something Different

If you’ve been looking for some recent anime that are different from what you’re used to, here’s two fantastic anime from the last few months that are definitely worth a look. First, we present a review of the excellent rakugo-themed anime Shouwa Genroku Rakugo Shinju. Kaikyaku found the character-driven show to be a delight with […]

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