First Impression: Onipan!

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!

First Impression: Miss Shachiku and the Little Baby Ghost

The lights of an office building keep shining well into the night. Horror movie angles here and there lead us to an, ahem, “differently horrific” scene. Fushihara Shachiku is, yet again, trying to meet an impossible deadline by pulling an all-nighter. You know the type. She is young, she has perpetual dark circles under her… Read More First Impression: Miss Shachiku and the Little Baby Ghost