Given Live-Action Episode 2 Impressions – The Sound That Shook Him

Given Live Action Episode 2

The Given Live Action drama continues with episode 2 and Uenoyama hears Mafuyu sing. A solid follow up to the first episode. Be sure to read the full review.

Top 5 Anime That Enchant By Using Time Travel As a Narrative Device

Top 5 Time Travel Anime

With Vivy: Fluorite Eye's Song charming me during the Spring 2021 season, I decided to look back at other time travel anime that have enchanted me over the years. Here are my top 5 picks but I'd love to know which time travel anime you've enjoyed so be sure to start the discussion in the comments.

Black Cat Series Review: This is A Hot Mess of A Show

black cat

Black Cat tries to run multiple plot lines across a vast array of characters and mostly ends up being a mess. That said, there's some highly enjoyable moments along the way and the zany characters will grow on you even if they never make much sense.

Seirei Gensouki Episode 4 Impressions – Shopping For Pasta and A Dazzling Travel Montage

Seirei Gensouki Episode 4 Review

Episode 4 of Seirei Gensouki takes Rio on a trip where he encounters pasta, an assassin and a travel montage. But it all kind of works as his story continues. Be sure to read the full review.

Watch or Drop? Is Tsukimichi – Moonlit Fantasy Worth Watching?

Tsukimichi - watch or drop

Tsukimichi - Moonlit Fantasy intrigued me with its visual but were these first three episodes worth watching? And is it worth continuing?

How a Realist Hero Rebuilt the Kingdom Episode 4 Impressions – Political Drama to Cooking Show in Twenty Minutes

Realist Hero Episode 3

How a Realist Hero Rebuilt the Kingdom episode 4 gets moving along but we go from a revelation that could potentially change the political landscape to a hosted cooking show. Somehow it all makes sense. Be sure to read the full review.

Mahouka Koukou no Yuutousei Episode 4 Impressions – A Sudden Terrorist Plot

Mahouka Koukou no Yuutousei Episode 4 Review

Post sponsored by Crow's World of Anime. Mahouka Koukou no Yuutousei has a lot of exposition this week as the story tries to move from the cute girls playing detective to the more serious terrorist plot that we all knew was unfolding due to having already watched the original series. It's a little clunky but has some good moments along the way. Be sure to read the full review.

I’ve Been Killing Slimes for 300 Years and Maxed Out My Level Series Review

I've Been Killing Slimes For 300 Years Anime Review

Post sponsored by Lynn Sheridan. In I've Been Killing Slimes for 300 Years we've followed Azusa through reincarnation and then time skipped 300 years ahead to where she is an overpowered witch living alone. But her loneliness comes to an end as a series of girls come to call and she'll find a new kind of life in this fun and relaxing series.

Heion Sedai no Idaten-Tachi Episode 1 Impressions – Cool Visuals and Overwhelming Power

Heion Sedai no Idaten-Tachi Episode 1

Post sponsored by Mechanical Anime Reviews. Heion Sedai no Idaten-Tachi delivered a pretty solid first episode. While there's certainly some confronting content there's a definite sense of fun while watching this one.

Even By Anime Standards, That Was a Bad Plan

Bad Plan

Many times we see both the villains and the heroes of anime executing plans that just shouldn't work yet through grit and determination (and some plot convenience) they pull it off. Or they fail spectacularly and amusingly. Either way, today I want to look at some of bad plans that anime characters have attempted to pull off.