Sakurako-san no Ashimoto ni wa Shitai ga Umatteiru | Long Named #Anime!

Sakurako-san no Ashimoto ni wa Shitai ga Umatteiru | Long Named #Anime!

With the amount of mystery, it’s hard to deny that there’s some pacing issues. The first episode only sets up the general concept of the series while the majority of the remaining ones mostly adapts a non-linear story. However, it still offers enough thoughtful mystery-thriller to hook the audience. This is because every mystery involves…

Kokoro ga Sakebitagatterunda. | Movie Review

Kokoro ga Sakebitagatterunda. | Movie Review

Kokosake’s slice of life storytelling successfully portrays a situation that many people can relate to. In general, this plot sets to resolve the protagonists’ internal conflicts through the events of resolving the story’s conflict. In Kokosake’s case, Naruse Jun, the protagonist of the anime, has her internal conflict in which she cannot speak her true…

Fate/kaleid liner Prisma☆Illya 2wei! | Back At It!

Fate/kaleid liner Prisma☆Illya 2wei! | Back At It!

First things out of the way: you must familiarize with the first season and at least parts of the Fate universe. The pilot episode of the sequel only briefly recaps the events of the first season and assumes that viewers already have an established knowledge of the series. And indeed, the sequel blasts off with…

Non Non Biyori Repeat | #Anime Review *Quickie*

Non Non Biyori Repeat | #Anime Review *Quickie*

StoryWho knew an anime about the average lives of average people living in the Japanese country-side could be so freaking great? Non Non Biyori has an all but nonexistent plot, which at first may seem like it’s not a good thing at all. But when you begin to get into Non Non Biyori you realize that…

Gakkougurashi! | (o.o’)

Gakkougurashi! | (o.o’)

The storytelling of the show is structured in somewhat of a controversial way. As a manga reader, I will say that it is entertaining but still sways from faithfulness. The first episode makes changes while also introducing certain characters far too early than they should be. The overall tone of the story flows somewhat well…

Akagami no Shirayuki-hime | #Anime Universe

Akagami no Shirayuki-hime | #Anime Universe

The show executes its storytelling from many angles. The most prominent would be the relationship building between Shirayuki and Zen. The two already have a charming chemistry with their moments from the very first time they’ve met. Zen’s curiosity of Shirayuki is also interesting to see as he wants to know more about her each…

God Eater | Worth Watching?

God Eater | Worth Watching?

Consisting of 13 episodes, the series seemingly has promise in the beginning. Despite not being very original in its premise, it still has a way to be unique. In the beginning, we have Utsugi Lenka, a man who is part of the Fenrir, a group dedicated to fighting the Aragami. Among his group, there are…

Gangsta. | GANGSTA

Gangsta. | GANGSTA

The pacing of the story is not hard to get comfortable with. The first few episodes quickly establishes the vulnerability of Ergastulum. The mature style of the show can be quickly realized when they undertake an operation on screen in the first episode. The show isn’t shy about making the violence happen on screen because…

Overlord | #Anime Universe

Overlord | #Anime Universe

The show can be taken to light from different perspectives. From the perspective of a light novel reader and adaptation, it’s easy to say that the series focuses quite a bit on Momonga. Almost every episode highlights his role, personality, or overall character. The relationship building and associations he establishes with other characters are also…

Charlotte | Worth Watchin’?

Charlotte | Worth Watchin’?

The ability to possess others can really have a dominating effect especially for someone like Yuu. Early episodes establish him using this ability with some dangerous risks. That is until we have a girl named Nao Tomori who catches Yuu using his ability and forces him to join the student council in order to help…