Three typical slice-of-life girls arrive in the big city. There’s Himawari, the confident blond sporty one, Tsuyukusa, the sleepy-eyed, dessert-loving blue-haired one, and Tsutsuji, the reddish-pink haired one who is so normal she’s special, as befitting an MC. Only, what’s that beneath their hats? Horns?! Oh yeah, they’re oni or the demon-monsters of Japanese folk… Read More First Impression: Onipan!
Finding himself in a losing battle against a magibeast resembling a horned bear, Alvin the warrior calls out to a passing healer for assistance. Going by the name of Carla, the dark elf is a bit put off by his failure to grovel before her, not to mention his yelling at her. In fact, the… Read More First Impression: Don’t Hurt Me, My Healer! + Concluding Thoughts on Spring Anime Season Premieres
Tsubaki is part of a kunoichi clan, where a bunch of girls live and train together to learn the ways of the ninja, without any interaction with anyone in possession of a Y-chromosome. Naturally, this leads to very distorted views among the girls about what men are like, with their teacher adding fuel to the… Read More First Impression: In the Heart of Kunoichi Tsubaki
Second-year high school student Izumi sets off on the first day of the new school year. His mom’s warning as he leaves sounds like a joke…until we learn he’s some kind of bizarre accident magnet. Even when he avoids an accident, he just winds up on the cusp of a different pitfall. Fortunately, he has… Read More First Impression: Shikimori’s Not Just a Cutie
It’s the Cold War. Somewhere in East Berlint, world peace is under threat. What would happen if this came out? If the world realized that the foreign minister…duh duh duh…wears a toupee?! Thankfully, Twilight, Master of Disguise, the one-man wonder and greatest spy to have ever donned a mask, is equal to any task and… Read More First Impression: SPY x FAMILY