Should We Hunt, Trap, Or Just Get Sloshed This Week in Anime?

I'm continuing my watch of The Promised Neverland and the two Cells at Work offerings and I must say while this is a much reduced seasonal load for me, I am very much enjoying it so far.

What Crunchyroll’s Most Popular Anime List Reveals About Fans

On January 15 Crunchyroll unveiled the most popular anime on their service from around the world in 2020. While it was interesting looking at the colour coded maps, I started wondering what this information meant about the current generation of anime fan.

Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in Dungeon? Season 3 Series Review

Bell is back and as usual running headlong into trouble. That's okay. It's why we love him. So how is season 3 of Is It Wrong To Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?

Beware Monsters and Smoking But Remember Platelets Are Adorable

Here I go dipping my toes into seasonal anime for Winter 2021 with Cells at Work season 2, Cells at Work: Code Black, and The Promised Neverland Season 2.

3 Ways Magic Can Undermine Good Anime

As a fantasy fan from the cradle I love a good dash of magic in my narratives. That said, sometimes the very presence of magic can hurt the story. Here are 3 ways magic can undermine what might otherwise be a pretty good story.

The Irregular At Magic High School: Visitor Arc Series Review

Series one left me wanting more and 2020 finally delivered (though I didn't actually get to watch it until 2021). That said, The Irregular at Magic High School isn't for everyone and there's some definite reasons why some viewers won't be impressed. For those who adored the first season though, there's plenty to enjoy here. Be sure to read the full review.

I Missed You

Sorry for the extended absence. Let us hope 2021 is a year that moves us all forward.

BOFURI Episodes 7 + 8 Review

Maple continues to find new and exciting ways to break the game and so over two episodes we get skills that turn her into a mecha girl, allow her to have her own evangelion parody and also a ball of wool. Oh, and did I mention Maple also became an angel? Bofuri remains a delightfully silly anime to enjoy each week.

Visualist x 100!!!! – My Hero Academia Season 4: Episode 20 Review

Ho-hum. So My Hero Academia continue with a school festival and lack lustre villains. It feels like the 'plus ultra' has left the building.

Special Crime Investigation Unit – Special 7 Anime Series Review

I never did review the final three episodes of this anime though I did finish watching it. Honestly, I just didn't have enough to say about those episodes individually. Here's a supernatural police drama that manages to yawn its way through 12 episodes despite the promise of vampires, dragons and large scale terrorism.