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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 […]

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,┬áMy 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 […]

Eight Plus Two Equals Ten (Or, One Awesome and One Horrible Anime for Your Viewing Pleasure)

Don’t let the long title of this post put you off — today we have a wonderful pair of anime reviews that highlights the best and worst of anime that ended over the first few months of 2016. To give you the good stuff first, check out Kavik Ryx‘s thoughts on a surprise hit from […]

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