Sometime in the early twentieth century, a cross-country automobile (?) race from Los Angeles to New York City begins. Then the OP plays; it includes a prairie dog. Also, a bottle of whiskey gets shot. Figured you’d want to know. We flashback to a year before the race and meet Sorano Appare, an eccentric genius… Read More First Impression: Appare-Ranman!
Our guest post today comes from author Audie Thacker, whom you can also find writing about anime and other topics at Speculative Faith. I almost didn’t start watching this series. When I first saw some notices about it, I had either finished or was close to finishing Yona of the Dawn. Seeing how much the… Read More Snow White with the Red Hair: An Appealing Image of Respect and Honor
Lynna’s Journey will be posted on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month this summer. Have you ever forgotten an anime? I have. Not just the boring ones, but some that I enjoyed. Recently, I saw a thumbnail from Akagami no Shirayukihime. Although it was from a season I hadn’t watched, it took me… Read More Lynna’s Journey (Entry #4): Forgetting Stories
Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo! God’s Blessing on This Wonderful World! Medieval Otaku – 7/10 Here is another show I would describe as fun. It featured a ton of sarcastic humor, which necessitated me being in a particular mood to watch KonoSuba!. (Living in the South for so long has much lowered my appreciation for… Read More Winter Anime 2016 Review (Part 3/3)
Here’s our final part of the summer anime 2015 review! We’ve saved the best for last (or did we?) Arslan Senki Arslan Senki Medieval Otaku – 9/10 Arslan Senki is one of those shows which just misses a certain something–je ne sais quoi–to render it a masterpiece. I love the massed battles, compelling and unique characters,… Read More Summer Anime 2015 Review (Part 3/3)
The moment you’ve been waiting for has finally arrived: Japes has returned from Japan! Please, don’t make too much of a fuss. Put the confetti away, save the cake for another time, the fireworks were a nice thought, but I’m sure there’s a better time to break them out… Nah, who am I kidding. It’s party… Read More Anime Today: Why You Should Be Watching What I’m Watching (And Why I’m Always Right)
Each month, our writers (along with a guest) give our top five list for some anime-related topic. This month, we approach this column a little differently, combining it with our summer season preview as a number of our writers give the five anime series they’re most looking forward to in summer 2015. Joining us is… Read More Top 5 + Guest: Five Summer 2015 Anime Series We Want to Watch (Summer 2015 Preview)