AAA2016: The Artemis Anime Awards


Yes, it’s back for the fourth year running – the awards that are 100% objective and clearly the only ones in the anime industry with any relevance. Continue reading

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Anime Taste Testing: Winter 2017 (Part II)

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Even half-decent shows are incredibly thin on the ground this season, which means of the shows I did try out, I only ended up dropping one of them (that being Spiritpact, which as you may recall I managed to watch a whole ten minutes of before the pain got too much for me. I still have nightmares.) Not counting the ongoing second half of 3-gatsu no Lion, that leaves me with just five titles on my weekly viewing list – ACCA, Onihei, Little Witch Academia, Kuzu no Honkai, and Rakugo Shinjuu. Let’s see how they’re faring now that we’re approaching the season’s halfway mark. At the time of this writing, each of these shows has aired five episodes. Continue reading

Anime Taste Testing: Winter 2017

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I’ve said numerous times in the past that when it comes to anime, I prefer quality of quantity any day – that I judge a season by those titles that are good rather than how many of them aren’t. That being said, winter 2017 makes this stance pretty hard for me to be mindful of no matter how I try to spin it. Continue reading

AAA2015: The Artemis Anime Awards

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Back for the third year running, and super-objective as always. Clearly these are the only awards in the anime industry that matter. Continue reading

Anime Taste Testing: Winter 2016

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Because I’ve had more time up my sleeve these past few days than anticipated (and because I’m allergic to the cold and am thus spending more time in my room with the heat blasting), I watched several more shows than originally planned. Best go for that toilet break now, this is going to take longer than usual. As always, shows are in order of worst to best and ratings are based on only the first episode of each. Continue reading