Sonia Summers is a cop from Lower Town, which looks very much like New York City (I’m from there, so I know) who was transferred to Upper Town. It’s like Uptown or Downtown, basically. She is taken for a drive around the city, quickly realizing how corrupt even the police are by accepting bribes from… Read More First Impression: Bem
Dr. Stone starts off like most high school anime do. There are a group of students who are poking fun at each other, especially Taiju who is nervous to confess his love to Yuzuriha while his friend Senku bets he won’t have the guts to do it. He walks up to her, ready to say what’s… Read More First Impression: Dr. Stone
Hibiki Sakura is a first-year high school student who loves to eat yummy food. She gets a comment from a friend that she is gaining weight, and after checking the scale finds out it’s true! She decides to join a gym, specifically Silverman Gym. Another student, Akemi Sōryūin the high school student president, is also… Read More First Impression: How Heavy Are the Dumbbells You Lift?
Takuya has just been informed that his dad, who had been missing, has passed away. He’s taking it well and acting fairly normally—flirting with his teacher, making fun of other girls, and acting otherwise acting outlandishly. But there’s more to his dad’s story than a mere disappearing act, with a connection both to a strange… Read More First Impression: YU-NO: A Girl Who Chants Love at the Bound of this World.
Sakura Minamoto is the typical high school girl, watching a music video before school and hoping to one day become a singer just like the ones she idolizes. Just another typical morning—that is, until she is hit by a bus right outside her house! She awakens in Saga prefecture and is chased by several zombie… Read More First Impression: Zombie Land Saga
There’s an area of Japan named Okinawa, and that’s where Harukana Receive takes place. It starts off with the story of Haruka, who goes to live with her cousin Kanata while her mom leaves to travel. Once she arrives, the sight of the ocean and beach leaves her jumping for joy and immediately gets into the water.… Read More First Impression: Harukana Receive
War has ended and peace is now ascending on the land. But there are those that can’t escape war—their lives during it and the horrors that stay with them. Violet was described as a weapon, a being used simply as a machine to assist soldiers and kill. But she must now find a place in… Read More First Impressions: Violet Evergarden
Nishikata-kun sits next to Takagi-san. He wants to embarrass her, but he’s not very skilled at doing so. Takagi-san, on the other hand, is the master of teasing—and being naive, sincere, and easily frustrated, Nishikata is a perfect victim for her. He’s just too busy trying to get his own revenge to realize it. Ahh,… Read More First Impressions: Karakai Jozu no Takagi-san
In a magical land, just as two warring countries are about to come to a truce, Chaos, an evil that brings demons into the world, erupts and throws the continent back into war. To fight against chaos, nobles use personalized “crests,” and one young lord, Theo, intends to use his to bring peace, but he’ll… Read More First Impressions: Record of Grancrest War
Himouto! Umaru-chan was an anime series based on the manga of the same name about a lazy teenage girl living with her older brother. In public she’s pretty, popular, sweet, and gets good grades at school. At home, she’s a lazy bum who sits around and watches anime, plays video games and is generally a… Read More First Impressions: Himouto! Umaru-chan R