Just like the title says, these are my thoughts on the shows I've seen so far this season. I rarely watch more than 4 or 5 anime per season, but this seems to be shaping up to be a strong season. There are a few things that I want to watch that I plan on getting to … Continue reading Summer 2016 Reactions
Nisio Isin has become a pretty big name in the anime industry in recent years. The anime adaptation of his Monogatari series was a hit in both Japan and the US and has had multiple seasons and movies and is still ongoing. What isn't as well known is Katanagatari, an anime based on a series of … Continue reading Katanagatari Review
It's pretty common knowledge that most anime is an adaptation of something. Manga, light novels, visual novels and even mobile games all provide source material for anime. There are a few original anime, but they're vastly outnumbered by all the adaptations produced every season. As with any adaptation, there are plenty of people who are … Continue reading Is Anime Only Content Always Bad?
While he's not as well known as Hayao Miyazaki or Mamoru Hosoda, Makoto Shinkai is still one of the most famous anime directors currently working. Prior to seeing Your Name, my only experience with Shinkai's work was the 2002 OVA Voices of a Distant Star, but I already had high expectations when I saw Your … Continue reading Your Name/Kimi no Na Wa Review
If you've been involved with the anime community at all in the past year or so, chances are you've heard of a little show called One Punch Man. Based on an already popular manga and webcomic, One Punch Man has exploded in popularity since the anime first premiered last year. The big question here is … Continue reading How Did One Punch Man Get so Popular?