The winter 2021 anime season feels a bit like life in general: Things are starting to get back to normal. Many delayed series are finally airing both among the host of sequels about to stream and brand new shows as well. And so, as usual, that means there are anime we think we’ll know, whether… Read More Spring 2021 Anime First Impressions
While out for a walk, Ai Ohto happens upon a dead firefly on the side of the road. As anyone would naturally do at such a solemn occasion, Ai fashions a shallow grave for the poor insect, and buries it under a small tree. Closing her eyes, she kneels down to pay her final respects,… Read More First Impression: Wonder Egg Priority
Kyoko Hori: Smart, beautiful, popular, but for unknown reasons, she rushes out of school instead of spending time with the rest of her clique. Izumiya Miyamura: Quiet, introverted, and according to the rest of the class, probably an otaku, though he, too, is hiding something. When the two happen to cross paths outside of school… Read More First Impression: Horimiya
After dying from an attack from Truck-kun, an unemployed adult shut-in finds himself reincarnated as Rudeus, the son of two young adventurers. As he starts getting used to his new life, he starts learning about magic, and while still as a child he figures out how to increase his magic power and cast magic without… Read More First Impression: Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation
Amid shots of gorgeous scenery, a handful of elementary and middle school-age kids attend the Japanese equivalent of a one-room country schoolhouse. Silliness ensues, periodically interrupted by more landscape shots. The heart of Non Non Biyori is Renge, a precocious and hilarious first-grader. Then there’s Hotaru, a former city girl whose family moved out to… Read More First Impression: Non Non Biyori, Season 3
Hey guys, Josh here again. You know, when I looked through all of the shows that were available for us to offer commentary on, I knew when I saw this particular one, I wanted to take it. Not only would it be a great accompaniment to the Cells at Work!! writeup I did earlier as… Read More First Impression: Dr. Ramune -Mysterious Disease Specialist-
A young girl awakens inside some sort of enclosure. Pushing her way out, she discovers that she’s not only been reborn in another world, but as another spieces: one among hundreds of baby spiders. And as she also soon discovers, it’s a dangerous, spider-eat-spider world out there. But armed with video game knowledge, she swears… Read More First Impression: So I’m a Spider, So What?