Anime Taste Testing: Spring 2017 (Part II)


I wouldn’t go so far as to say that this is the worst anime season in recent history, but it’s certainly the season in which I’m watching the least amount of titles over the past several years. That’s not necessarily a complaint by the way, and I should also point out that given my current work schedule, I’ve had to be even stricter than usual about how many shows I’m willing to keep. Still, I do find it interesting that of the four lonely anime left on my weekly watch-list, only one of them isn’t a sequel. Continue reading

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Anime Taste Testing: Spring 2017


Apologies for being a bit later than usual with this. Still trying to figure out life and stuff. And also my wifi, Because Japan. As usual, the following opinions are based purely on the first episode of each show and are ranked from worst to best. Continue reading

Good Anime Based on Japanese Novels

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Anime titles based on light novels are a dime a dozen these days. An evolution of pulp magazines, light novels are short, cheap, and especially popular with the teen market. Combined with their serialized nature and often manga-style illustrations, this tends to make them relatively easy (not to mention commercially convenient) to adapt to the screen. Continue reading