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The second of show of this prequel series will be the most anticipated series for the summer 2021 season. Season one of Slime Reincarnation was actually pretty good but I felt the first part of season two was actually stronger. Stayed tuned for part 3 when I look at that! Review: That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime otherwise known as Tensei shitara Slime Datta Ken is a fantasy/action based isekai series which was first released in the Autumn of 2018. This show has also spawned a...
The third part of my preliminary reviews contains what is perhaps the strongest line-up of anime series. We get the supernatural/mystery series Sonny Boy that is worth a go if you are after something different. Then there is Slime Reincarnation which is the most anticipated series of the summer. I also take a peek at Higurashi SOTSU and Scarlet Nexus going into both series blind to see if they are any good. Finally, I see how Night Head 2041; the remake to the 2006 anime Night Head Genesis...
In this mini-series I will be looking at the prequel seasons of currently airing anime. Most of them are pretty good actually so it worth giving them a go but if you want to get the lowdown then read the reviews I will be posting. I will start with Kobayashi seeing as it was one of the most anticipated series this season. Enjoy! Review: Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid otherwise known as Kobayashi-san Chi no Maid Dragon is a slice-of-life, comedy, fantasy series. The first season originally...
Sometimes it can be difficult to keep up with all the weekly news surrounding anime and games so to make your life easier I will try and provide a weekly news update bulletin! If you got any news that you think is worth mentioning then just drop it on this thread. Alternatively, if you feel really passionate about posting some development then feel free to make a big post and we will put it on the front page! KonoSuba – Third season greenlit! A third season of KonoSuba titled KonoSuba...
In the second part of my preliminary reviews, I will be checking the popular and highly anticipated Kobayashi-san series along with Peach Boy Riverside. If you are after slice-of-life then I suggest you give Aquatope on White Sand a go. If moe is more your thing then look no further than Making a Drugstore in Another World. Finally, Meikyuu Black Company delivers a pretty unique take on the isekai genre. Beware the anti-hero that lurks within! Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid S Oh boy...
Hold on to your shirts because we got a whole load of anime this season! Being swamped for series can be a drag that is why I will be offering my initial insights after watching the opening two episodes. Hopefully my comments will help in deciding what series is worth watching and what can be skipped. I will also add accompanying trailers to give a better idea on what these shows are all about. Due to the number of anime present I will be breaking this into multiple parts. Happy hunting...
The Honor Student at Magic HI-school (2021) & Visitor arc (2020), after 6 years! with ep’1 as prequel to S1, the Miyuki spinoff Is more shōjo than battle’shōnen ;)
Night Head 2041, a Cyberpunk retelling of the anime (2006) and Dorama (1992) felt the’original one was unfinished, so I hope this ones serves as Its sequel too :)
Demon Slayer Infinity Train Movie They say Monday 19th July aka Freedom Day is the great big day in England but there is an even bigger day that should be pencilled into your diaries. That day is the 26th July cause in the UK the Kimetsu no Yaiba movie aka Demon Slayer becomes available through legit channels. On the 26th you can watch the movie in Microsoft store, Playstation store (assuming Sony doesn't leak it early again), Google pay, Amazon and Sky. A recap for those unfamiliar, Demon...
Review Wonder Egg Priority is a psychological, drama series animated by the studio Cloverworks. The main series originally aired in the winter season of 2021 with episode 13 being a 45-minute special episode released early in the summer season of 2021. For the purposes of this review, I will be covering both the main series and the special episode. Wonder Egg comes out the blocks blazing with the opening episode being a rollercoaster of emotion. The episode initially starts on a sombre...
Season necromendations: That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime Season 2, Part 2 & Diaries lately is rare that Isekai animes have 40+ ep, more If this gets finished (a few) :o
With the announcement that Fie Clausell would return in the latest Kiseki game for the Legend of Heroes franchise I thought it was an opportune time to make a bio list of the main characters for this upcoming game. All my information comes from the official Kuro no Kiseki website. Be warned it is in Japanese so I have used Google translate to get the contents in English then made further edits as a lot of the sentences were rather wonky. If you are blessed with the ability to read Japanese...
LL! Superstar!! (2021) & Nijigasaki hi’school idol club (2020), Still guilty pleasure I really doubt sunshine will, specially seeing last one (dōkōkai) didn’t get a S2 -_-
Searching for a good anime series can be a difficult thing to do especially when you are busy or otherwise strapped for time. That is why I have complied this list to show what is hot and what is not so you don't have to faff around watching rubbish and only strike for the series that are worth watching! To make things easier, I have ranked all the anime titles I have seen this season from best to worst hoping that one (or more) of these series will take your fancy! I will note there are a...
Review Super Cub is a slice-of-life, school series which was animated by Studio Kai. Super Cub stars Koguma as the main character who is a girl with no parents, no friends, no hobbies and no future goals and is struggling to find her way through life. The backdrop sounds deary even depressing so are we going to experience a sombre experience similar to Welcome to the NHK or No Matter How I Look At It, It's You Guys' Fault I'm Unpopular!? Not really. Whilst the imagery and tone in the...
Review Mars Red is an action/military, vampire series produced by the studio Signal.MD. Me being a sucker for vampire series I couldn’t help but give this a look and I was encouraged when reading the premise of the show. Mars Red is set in Tokyo during the 1920s and follows a special vampire unit led by Yoshinobu Maeda. This vampire unit is an experimental team that is deployed to undertake covert vampire hunting missions. It is also assigned the additional task of procuring additional...
Type Moon Newz!!! Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya Licht - Namae no Nai Shōjo movie Type Moon fans rejoice! I make a news annoucement (I use the term news loosely) stating a bunch of releases that is bound to get Type Moon fans excited. First and foremost is the long awaited Illya movie that is due to premier on August 27th. And before you ask, this movie will actually feature Illya in this move unlike the previous one. To get people in the mood here is a promotional video of the movie...
Review Odd Taxi is a mystery series and I would say a surprise hit for the spring season. When observing the promotional picture of this anime one could easily be mistaken that this series was catered for kids seeing as the show is filled with anthropomorphic animals. Not only that but the studio OLM most extensive works include the Pokémon franchise. However, if one were to take even a cursory glance at any single episode you will quickly discover it is anything but a simple child’s story...
NIS America announced on Thursday 24th June the long awaited games Trails of Zero (Zero no Kiseki) and Trails of Azure (Ao no Kiseki) were to be released in the west for the PS4 and Switch platforms. For those not in the know these two games are part of the larger Legend of Heroes franchise from Falcom. In my opinion these two games represent the pinnacle of the entire series and are classics that need to be played. The localisation has actually come through unconventional means as the...
Review: Hige wo Soru. Soshite Joshikousei wo Hirou otherwise known as Higehiro: After Being Rejected, I Shaved and Took in a High School Runaway is a romantic drama produced by the studio Project No.9. I suppose by reading the title of this anime coupled by the fact it is a romantic series will have some people running for the hills. It is certainly a bold decision to not only cast the primary relationship with characters of such differing ages but also make the girl a teenager. Alarm bells...
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