Sakugan Episode 1 – Made In Abyss Vibes But Offers Enough To Feel Unique

Sakugan Episode 1 Review

Sakugan is an anime that is very easily compared with Made in Abyss because of a number of key factors in its setting and premise. That said, this episode actually ended up feeling like very much its own story and by the end of it I was ready for more. Be sure to read the full review.

Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation Part 2 Episode 13 – A Rare Conundrum

Jobless Reincarnation Episode 13

Post sponsored by Lynn Sheridan. I'm wondering if I'm supposed to be overthinking the god's motives here? Or is it just a case of coincidence and misunderstandings? While episode 13 of Jobless Reincarnation wasn't as emotionally charged as episode 12 it still delivered some good moments.

Tsukimichi Moonlit Fantasy Series Review – An Indulgent But Enjoyable Isekai

Tsukimichi Moonlit Fantasy Series Review

I covered the first three episodes of Tsukimichi Moonlit Fantasy for a watch or drop post and wasn't amazed by this series but was happy enough to continue it. Surprisingly, this anime turned out to be one of the stronger isekai titles from the season. Be sure to read the full review.

Saihate no Paladin Episode 1 – Reincarnation and Training (another isekai fantasy adventure)

Saihate no Paladin Episode 1 Review

Post sponsored by Crow's World of Anime. Saihate no Paladin is another I was reincarnated in another world story where the main character is growing up in the city of the dead and being raised by a skeleton, a priestess, and a ghost sorcerer. So how was this first episode? Be sure to read the full review.

Taishou Otome Fairytale Episode 1 – Pity Party For One

Taishou Otome Fairytale Episode 1 Review

Taishou Otome Fairytale only kind of grabbed my interest because I was still looking for just something sweet or romantic for my watch list this season. I've got a lot of supernatural and somewhat edgy titles on my list and wanted some balance. So how was this first episode?

Mieruko-Chan Episode 1 – An Odd Approach To Dealing With Horror

Mieruko-Chan Episode 1 Review

This post is sponsored by Ashley. Mieruko-Chan follows Miko, a typical highschool student who can suddenly see ghosts/monsters. However, her way of coping with this sudden unexpected and unwanted ability is to pretty much ignore them. How does this work in a horror comedy? Be sure to read the full episode review.

Watch or Drop? Is Visual Prison Worth Watching?

Visual Prison - Worth watching?

So vampires are having an idol competition to see who can gain power or something along those lines. This anime boasts some fascinating character designs by is Visual Prison worth watching?

Platinum End Episode 1 Review – Heavy-Handed Backstory Leading up to the Looming Battle Royale

Platinum End Episode 1

Post sponsored by Matt Doyle (Author of Ailuros) From the creator of Death Note and Bakuman we now get Platinum End (that is kind of looking like Future Diary). Whether that ends up being a good thing or not will really depend on how this unfolds. That said, while this first episode lacks subtlety there's something quite enjoyable about genre fiction that doesn't feel the need to be self-aware or apologetic. Be sure to read the full review.

The Isolator: Sect.001 The Biter Light Novel Review: Engaging Until the End

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The Isolator is a complete story on its own but it does set up an ongoing series.

Banished From The Hero’s Party, I Decided To Live a Quiet Life in the Countryside Episode 1 – Another Light Novel Adaptation Fearless In The Character Count For Its Title

Banished From The Hero's Party

Wow that is one long title and way to stuff the entire premise into the title. So what is the first episode of 'Banished From The Hero's Party, I Decided To Live a Quiet Life in the Countryside' like? Be sure to read the full review.