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And the trophy goes to…

Two new reviews for you today featuring shows that are completely different. If you’re looking for some humour and silly action check out Kavik Ryx‘s review of Keijo!!!!!!!!, a series that takes sports anime to its extremes. Or if you want something more dramatic, have a look at AC‘s glowing review of the second season […]

Euphonium Raising Project

We’re back with a couple reviews from Kavik Ryx. First we take a step back to 2015 to highlight a series that many consider among the best Kyoto Animation have ever produced.┬áHibike! Euphonium brought many of that studio’s strengths together into a powerful series. In contrast, our second review is of a series that failed […]

The joys of childhood

Hi everyone! Today we’ve got two new reviews filled with youthful energy. First up is AC‘s take on Poco’s Udon World, a story about rediscovering one’s childhood with the help of an unusual little boy. See if you feel compelled to take a sudden trip to the countryside. I also present my thoughts on the […]

Closing the door on 2016

2017 has arrived, and with it a new start and a new anime season beginning soon. But we don’t want to close off 2016 without first recognizing some of the best anime the year had to offer. In the latest edition of our annual editorial, we examine the highlights of 2016, a year that was […]

If you end up in a lost village, just sing

Kavik Ryx is back with two new reviews of series from earlier this year. First up is Macross Delta, which features some great music and fight scenes but felt a little flat. Next up is Mayoiga, a series that didn’t know how to manage its vast cast. A lot of characters seemed to add up […]

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