How Long Is The Romantic Anime Drought Going To Last?

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I miss a story of simple boy meets girl (or you know, boy meets boy, girl meets girl, alien meets time travelling war lord) and they end up thrown together for whatever reason before they grow to fall in love. Something will cause a hiccup in the relationship but they overcome it and we end with a beautiful scene of the two together. Simple. Predictable. Beautiful. Be sure to read the whole post.

Amazing Stranger Anime Review

Not So Amazing, But Not Trash Either There was something fairly intriguing about the premise of Amazing Stranger (of Chou Kadou Girl 1/6) as an anime figure who still has full use of all of her weapons and skills from her story coming to life in the modern world could have been really interesting. Particularly … Continue reading Amazing Stranger Anime Review

Fruits Basket Review Episode 9

The True Strength Of Words Episode 9 Haru has finally properly arrived, tracking down Kyo given the latter didn’t attend the New Year’s gathering and so Haru wants a fight. With the exception of Tohru’s excessive concern about a cold (which isn’t really excessive given her history but of course she won’t bother to say … Continue reading Fruits Basket Review Episode 9

Meiji Tokyo Renka Series Review

Another reverse harem time travelling heroine story. Reverse harem anime are becoming a fair staple of the seasonal line up with a handful of them coming out each year and the time-travelling heroine is starting to be a recurring theme. Meiji Tokyo Renka doesn’t bring a single new idea to the table as we have … Continue reading Meiji Tokyo Renka Series Review

Kaguya-Sama Love is War Series Review

Kaguya Sama Love is War Episode 1

While I recommended this series, the conditional part of the recommendation is that I really didn’t like it. I can see exactly why lots of people do like it, and I do think it is worth trying if you are looking for a well produced anime, particularly if you like comedy, but for me this one was one big swing and a miss.

Heartfelt Moment Undermined By ‘Humorous’ Conclusion

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Kaguya-Sama Love is War Episode 12 Review - For the first half of this episode I thought this was an absolutely brilliant way for this series to go out. Really was loving it. And then... well, then we got to the second part.

Fuelling Fiction Through Pain

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Domestic Girlfriend Episode 12 Review - Bring on the pain as Hina accepts her responsibilities and vanishes from Natsuo's life. However, his friends aren't willing to leave him be and ultimately he is moved to turn his pain into art.

Foolish Hearts and Foolish Choices

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Domestic Girlfriend Episode 11 - Rui is coming to terms with things, Natsuo is taking steps on his goal to becoming a writer and Hina is... well being Hina. The drama continues in episode 11 of Domestic Girlfriend.

Inquiring Minds Want To Know 2019 #10

Inquiring Minds Want to Know

I've been rewatching Yama no Susume over the weekend and then I saw the Inquiring Minds question about OTP's... And it occurs to me, why do we always talk about romantic partners? Let's talk about true friends! The pairs or groups that will always be there together and for each other.

Making Choices and Hearing Truths

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Domestic Girlfriend Episode 8 and 9 Review - Natsuo continues to try to balance family calm with romantic feelings toward Hina. Meanwhile Rui is getting more possessive and assertive.