The Nihon Review Anime Reviews & Editorials 2017-04-16T01:09:15Z http://www.nihonreview.com/feed/atom/ WordPress Kaikyaku http:// <![CDATA[And the trophy goes to…]]> http://www.nihonreview.com/?p=8614 2017-04-16T01:09:15Z 2017-04-16T01:09:15Z 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 […]

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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 of my pick for the best anime of 2016, Descending Stories: Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinjuu. Such honours are not granted lightly!

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Kaikyaku http:// <![CDATA[Euphonium Raising Project]]> http://www.nihonreview.com/?p=8549 2017-03-27T01:12:53Z 2017-03-27T01:12:53Z 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.¬†Hibike! Euphonium brought many of that studio’s strengths together into a powerful series. In contrast, our second review is of a series that failed […]

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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.¬†Hibike! Euphonium brought many of that studio’s strengths together into a powerful series.

In contrast, our second review is of a series that failed to impress, to say the least. Magical Girl Raising Project managed to bomb on several levels, and doesn’t seem to have added anything to the genre is supposedly represents.

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Kaikyaku http:// <![CDATA[The joys of childhood]]> http://www.nihonreview.com/?p=8498 2017-01-30T03:27:26Z 2017-01-29T18:42:14Z 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 […]

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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 latest season of Haikyuu!! Highschool is one of those rare moments where sport can completely consume your life, as it does for the Karasuno squad. Volleyball is life and I will hear no argument otherwise!

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Kylaran http://nihonreview.com <![CDATA[Flying into the future]]> http://www.nihonreview.com/?p=8479 2017-01-08T21:35:29Z 2017-01-08T19:46:02Z 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 […]

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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 at the what made your name. such an entertaining movie, echoing the sentiments of AC in our Year in Review article.

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Kaikyaku http:// <![CDATA[Closing the door on 2016]]> http://www.nihonreview.com/?p=8462 2017-01-03T02:59:24Z 2017-01-02T19:40:20Z 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 […]

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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 disappointing in many ways, but still managed to produce some excellent series and movies. Check out the 2016: A Year in Review article and be sure to let us know your thoughts over on the forums.

Happy New Year!

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