Maomao is a girl who works under her father at an apothecary when she is kidnapped and forced into working as a lowly servant girl in the rear palace of the imperial capital. There, the emperor’s concubines are in conflict with each other as the pressure to provide a male heir ramps up, especially as… Read More First Impression: The Apothecary Diaries
Mirai Kasuga is seeking direction in her life. She’s in at least eight different clubs, trying to find something she wants to do, when she happens to get ahold of a ticket for an idol concert, featuring none other than 765PRO and their classic roster of Haruka, Chihaya, Miki, and the like. The concert leaves… Read More First Impressions: The iDOLM@STER Million Live!
Shun works as a part-timer at an Internet cafe, along with his friend and former gaming teammate Nozomi, while another one of his former teammates, Akito, visits the place frequently to play games. Shun himself had given up on gaming after a traumatic incident, looking instead to get a secure job to support his disabled… Read More First Impression: Protocol: Rain
Runa Shirakawa is the prettiest girl in the school and to Ryuto Kashima, a geek with few friends, she is completely out of reach. Even when a brief interaction makes him fall for her, he knows all he can do is admire her from afar. However, when his two friends dare him to confess his… Read More First Impression: Our Dating Story: The Experienced You and The Inexperienced Me
Allen is a powerful, misanthropic wizard who lives by himself in a forest. One day, he encounters Charlotte, the former fiancee of a prince from a neighboring country who is now a wanted criminal. Allen does not believe for a moment that the claims of her criminal acts are true, and he takes the girl… Read More First Impression: I’m Giving the Disgraced Noble Lady I Rescued a Crash Course in Naughtiness
Note: This post covers episodes 1 and 2. In another world, Yohane is a small-town girl with dreams of making it big as a singer in the big city. Unfortunately, she’s not only failed all of her auditions, but is nearly broke, and now her mother wants her to return home to watch the house… Read More First Impression: Yohane the Parhelion -SUNSHINE in the MIRROR (a Love Live fan’s perspective)
At a certain idol production agency, a new division is created, and several promising elementary school girls are selected to be in this division, while a hot-blooded staff member is selected to be the group’s producer. Among the girls of this division is Arisu Tachibana, a girl who doesn’t like to be treated like a… Read More First Impression: The iDOLM@STER Cinderella Girls U149