Given 2021 Series Review: Bringing This Beautiful Story To Life

Given 2021 Series Review

The final notes have been played and Given 2021, the live action drama adaptation of this memorable boys love story has come to an end. So, is this six episode series worth watching? Be sure to read the full review.

Given Live-Action Episode 6 Impressions – The Sound Of Tears Yet To Be Shed

Given live-action episode 6

The final episode of the Given live-action drama and we finally see the band come together for one emotional and moving performance. Be sure to read the full review.

Given Live-Action Episode 5 Impressions – On The Eve of Disaster and The Broken String

Given live-action Episode 5

As the penultimate episode of the Given live-action drama plays out, the drama is really high. The concert is nigh, the lyrics still aren't ready, and all of these boys are in the midst of emotional crisis. Be sure to read the full review.

Given Live-Action Episode 4 Impressions – Losing The Way

Given Live Action Episode 4 Review

Episode 4 of the Given Live Action drama and everything is falling apart as Mafuyu struggles with lyrics and Uenoyama struggles with his own emotions. Be sure to read the full review.

Given Live-Action Episode 3 Impressions – Rising and Falling Emotions

Given Live Action Episode 3

In episode 3 of the Given Live Action adaptation all of the characters are experiencing some emotional turbulence. It's another solid offering from this most recent adaptation of this sweet boy's love story. Be sure to read the full review.

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.

Given Live-Action Episode 1 Impressions – The Sound and Sweetness

Given Episode 1

It's here! A Given live action adaptation and while it took awhile to get used to Uenoyama and Mafuyu as real actors and not in anime form, this first episode is pretty great. Apparently there will be six episodes in this adaptation so I'm not sure how far through the story we'll get.

Cherry Magic! Thirty Years of Virginity Can Make You A Wizard?! Series Review

Series Review Cherry

You've probably picked up already that this one isn't actually an anime. I know, weird that I actually watched something that wasn't animated or made in the 90's. Anyway I came across Cherry Magic while scrolling through Crunchyroll releases and decided I was in the mood for something a bit different but didn't expect much. So, what did I get?

Inquiring Minds Want to Know 2019 #2

Inquiring Minds Want to Know Feature Image

Rise asks how I feel about Netflix creating live action anime - well there's a minefield and a half. Let's wade in.

Bad Acting Followed By Bad Animation – What Is This?

Dimension High School Post Title Image

So we start in a normal high school and then via magic rock get transported to some anime dimension... This one is just weird.