AAA2017: The Artemis Anime Awards


Welcome to the fifth year running of the AAA; the one-woman award ceremony where the dress code doesn’t matter and the results are clearly 100% objective/the pinnacle of fine taste. Continue reading

Anime Taste Testing: Fall 2017 (Part III)


Now that we’re roughly at the halfway mark for the majority of shows airing this season, it’s time to check in with how they’re doing after the initial impressions. Even after dropping Sengoku Night Blood, Ousama Game, Tsukipro, Net-juu, Two Car, Code: Realize, and Garo: Vanishing Line very early on, this season was still pretty stacked, so I was particularly interested to see how it would fare after the shows had been given time to settle. Continue reading

Anime Taste Testing: Fall 2017 (Part I)


Welp, it’s that time again. Unlike the most recent few anime seasons, there’s a lot I’m interested in this time around, so I’ve decided to break my initial taste testing post into two parts based on release date. This means I’ll be discussing around half the titles I still plan to watch in the next taste testing post, which will be out in a few days. For the record, those titles include Code:Realize, Garo: Vanishing Line, Houseki no Kuni, Kekkai Sensen, Kujira no Kora wa Sajou ni Utau, Mahoutsukai no Yome, Two Car, Inuyashiki, 3-gatsu no Lion, and Itsudatte Bokura no Koi wa 10 Centi Datta. Continue reading

5 Good Anime Based on Light Novels

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Anime shows based on light novels – or, if we’re being totally honest here, light novels themselves – don’t exactly have a glowing reputation among much of the anime fan community. Particularly after some of the more recent adaptations (Pilot’s Love Song, Irregular at Magic High School, Black Bullet, etc.), it feels like a great many titles lately have been labelled “light novel trash” before they’ve even seen the light of day. Continue reading