An intro with awesome music reminds us of the backstory: Demon King Satan tried to conquer the fantasy world of Ente Isla, was defeated by the hero Emilia, and fled through a portal to another world—ours. In the present, a mysterious woman enters the demon king’s abandoned castle to…extract a bubble of light from a… Read More First Impression: The Devil Is a Part-Timer! Season 2
In a world that otherwise looks very much like ours, aspiring singer Hiyori Hayama is working part-time as a messenger, using the Extreme Gear technology that allows her to jump and run seemingly powered by a bolt of light. But Hiyori is having much less success with her music, to the point that her agency… Read More First Impression: Extreme Hearts
It’s the year 20XX and Professor Kanji Yakutani is working himself to the bone. Driven by the loss of his young sister, who died because there wasn’t an effective medicine to treat her brain tumor, Kanji works day and night to create medicines that can help others. However, after a long session of working in… Read More First Impression: Parallel World Pharmacy
After having watched his family get cut down by a mask-wearing samurai, Ichibanboshi, the Samurai Killer wanted by authorities, is seeking revenge for his family. However, after encountering a samurai group that wore the same masks, our red-headed, big-mouthed bro gets captured and hauled away to be executed. Just before being given the chop, though,… Read More First Impression: Shine On! Bakumatsu Bad Boys
TL;DR More like “blech” Summoner. I have nothing nice to say here: the story is both badly written and offensive, although this episode only hints at the most troubling aspects. Kelvin reincarnates from our world into a fantasy world, and learns his past self gave up his memories for OP skillz. Guided by the disembodied… Read More First Impression: Black Summoner
Ayumu (boy) and Urushi (girl) awkwardly flirt while playing shogi. That’s the episode. Oh, I guess sometimes for variety they awkwardly flirt during breaks between classes or while walking home. In a typical-for-the-genre arbitrary and irrational teenage decision that somehow still feels kind of realistic, Ayumu has decided not to confess his feelings to Urushi… Read More First Impression: When Will Ayumu Make His Move?
It’s year 571 of the Return Era, and on a train barreling through the apocalyptic desert landscape, a table is set for two. On one side sits a beautiful woman, dressed in a flowery pink kimono to match her pink hair, glimmering blue eyes staring faintly across the dishes. On the other sits an white-haired… Read More First Impression: Prima Doll