Have you ever heard of a stamp rally? The premise is simple and you’ve probably participated an analogous activity before (we did one for the Alita: Battle Angel film): get stamped at various destinations and upon completion, perhaps win a prize! A stamp rally for the Yamanashi Prefecture, where the Outdoor Activities Club girls live,… Read More First Impression: ROOM CAMP (HEYA CAMP)
I am in general always ready for a good detective show. And when I saw that ID INVADED promised me a detective who somehow entered the “personalities” of murderers in order to solve crimes, by an ability gained from having murdered himself, since revenge drove him to that extent after his daughter had been murdered —… Read More First Impression: ID INVADED
Asakusa is a high school freshman eager to join her school anime’s club. Dragging along her curt, avaricious friend, Kanamori, she goes to the club’s opening day screening, seeking a place where she can nurture her childhood dream of creating an anime taking place in the world in which she lives—an incongruous, futuristic urban center… Read More First Impression: Keep Your Hands off Eizouken!
Did you know? If you want to be saved from this life, saved from having to battle witches as a magical girl, given back the life you traded in exchange for the wish which Kyubey granted you, you must go to Kamihama City! This is the rumor that magical girls have been dreaming about—a way… Read More First Impression ~ Magia Record: Puella Magi Madoka Magica Side Story
A new year brings us a new season in anime, which hopefully means something to help us bide our time while waiting for Dr. Stone to continue. (I’m sorry, was that too soon?) In my particular case, I am almost always eager to try shows that attempt to take advantage of the success Sword Art Online has… Read More First Impression: Darwin’s Game
As a young girl, Mira met a boy her age, Ao, who seemed interested in astronomy, and made a promise with him to find an asteroid and name it after him. After that, she herself became interested in astronomy and had plans to join the astronomy club in high school, only to discover that due… Read More First Impression: Asteroid in Love
Somali and the Forest Spirit: Given the title, you might be forgiven for thinking one of the main characters is a forest spirit. In fact, the person in question is a golem–a stone “robot” magically animated. Must be something lost in translation here. The golem also reminds me of Dr. Doom from the Fantastic Four… Read More Dr. Steve’s First Impression: Somali and the Forest Spirit