One of our Twitch streamers, negativeprimes, recently tagged a number of our staffers on a Twitter post that’s making the rounds asking users to name their five favorite non-shonen anime. Non Shonen anime that are excellent: A Place Further Than the UniverseHinamatsuriJuni TaisenInterviews with Monster GirlsGATE Turns out there's quite a few! https://t.co/JLlaIXAyKH — Black… Read More What Are Your Five Favorite Non-Shonen Anime? Here are Ours!
During this time of year, sources secular and religious alike encourage us to keep the “Christmas spirit” during the season, but that statement almost feels like a platitude, becoming as much a part of the season as the things it rails against, like commercialism and so forth. And maybe that’s why I feel like Charlie… Read More 12 Days of Christmas Anime, Day 8: ReLIFE
Christa no longer, she’s Queen Historia, Hot pots when camping, now that’s an idea! Battles and letters and tears Violet brings, These are a few of my favorite things. After the Rain was both icky and pretty, Poop jokes a’plenty to go with the gritty, A nice ReLIFE ending all tied up with strings, These… Read More My Favorite (Anime) Things, 2018
Another month, another guest post from JeskaiAngel! I think you’ll enjoy this piece our favorite (wait, there’s R86/Sensei), uh, second-favorite (wait, and what about Dr. Steve?), uh, well, one of our favorite anime fans with a PhD as he examines some troubling issues with ReLIFE. Even if they gradually grow closer and closer, and even… Read More Memories, Morals, and ReLIFE
ReLIFE, originally developed as a webtoon, was one of the most pleasant surprises in 2016 when it aired as a full anime. Telling the story of Arata Kaizaki, a NEET who is given an opportunity to live the life of a high schooler for one year, the series was sensitive, funny, and memorable. It also… Read More Review: ReLIFE OVAs (2018)
Berserk Berserk Medieval Otaku – 7/10 Berserk stands as one of the most famous manga ever made, and it received a brilliant anime adaptation in 1997. One can see that they tried to bring the artistic craftsmanship of the series’ creator to life on screen. The Berserk of 2016, however, which covers events after the Golden… Read More Summer Anime 2016 Review (Part 2/3)
ReLIFE is one of the more interesting new anime this summer for a couple of reasons, perhaps most notably how it was released: all 13 episodes of this show were made available for viewing at once. The entire show was made available on the Japanese “comico” website, and Crunchryoll put up all 13 episodes at… Read More The Secret Stars of Anime: ReLIFE