Watch or Drop? Hortensia Saga

Here we are with a fantasy that isn't an isekai or time-travel based story - Hortensia Saga. Given I love the genre going in this one should be a sure-fire winner, shouldn't it?

The Strange Case of Madoka Magica

I kind of love magical girl anime being a Sailor Moon fan from a young age. When Madoka Magica came out I fell in love with the genre all over again for a slightly different reason and after many rewatches wanted to discuss my thoughts on this strange series that seems like it is a magical girl series but has some key differences.

Watch or Drop? Wonder Egg Priority

Wonder Egg Priority is an anime that has popped up on my twitter feed a number of times during the season and I hadn't really figured out what sort of anime it was. That's probably because its a little hard to describe. Anyway, here are my first impressions and my decision on whether I'll continue with this anime.

Watch or Drop? Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation

Alright, second title of the season to be taste tested and it is... an isekai. Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation. Does this one end up on my watch and review list?

WorldEnd Volume 1 Light Novel Review

While I mostly enjoyed the anime series of WorldEnd my curiosity about whether the story was better in written form (whether the pacing issues and nebulous characterisation was better) eventually got the better of me and I decided to try out volume 1 of the light novel series. After devouring its pages the verdict is now in.

Contrary To The Title, The Girls Seem To Be Doing the Picking

Just what do the girls in DanMachi see in Bell anyway? And why is it that they seem to be picking him up? Just what is going on in this anime?

Wandering Witch: The Journey of Elaina Series Review

I don't know what I expected going into Wandering Witch but that's probably a good thing. Elaina's journey unfolded before me and I just kind of soaked it in. Read the full review.

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?

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.