Shiki is one of those horror anime I return to again and again. Those who aren't the biggest fans of slow and suspenseful stories that ultimately go full blood bath are unlikely to find much here of interest, but for fans of the horror genre and vampire stories, there's a lot to appreciate. Read the full review. First published May 2016.
The decade that was 2010 - 2019 brought us some amazing anime. Actually, the best thing it did was bring access to current and older anime through legal streaming opening up the doors of anime to a whole new group of viewers. I'm looking at each year in the last decade and picking my favourites from each season. These may not be the technical best anime or the most popular (though they also might be in some cases) but they are the anime that if I had to pick any show from that season to watch again, it would be my first pick. I'd love to know your picks and recommendations from the decade that was. Today's post: 2010.
As an avid bookworm myself I definitely appreciate seeing characters who read, who talk about books, and who generally respect stories and it is no surprise that some of my favourite characters ever are bookworms (though there are plenty of book reading characters who are neither here nor there really). Today I'm counting down my … Continue reading Tuesday’s Top 5: Anime Bookworms
Last week I looked at my favourite male characters with pink hair and realised, tragically, there just aren't that many that I've remembered. Totally opposite problem this week when I tried to narrow down my list of lovely anime ladies with pink hair. Ultimately I went with characters who I felt were striking in appearance … Continue reading Tuesday’s Top 5: Female Anime Characters With Pink Hair
I am revising my top 5 anime vampires, firstly because I love vampires and secondly because the list deserves a revamp given the second season of Castlevania. I love vampires and anime vampires are always super fun. Whether they are crazy, evil, pensive, violent or anything else vampiric characters definitely get my attention. As always, … Continue reading Tuesday’s Top 5: Anime Vampires
Very likely this list was inspired by the fact that I'm currently trying to watch Vatican Miracle Examiner, but today I'm looking at my top 5 favourite anime priests. When I say priest, I'm using a broad brush so I'm not overly concerned what sort of priest, or what religion, or even if they are … Continue reading Tuesday’s Top 5: Anime Priests
My second month of blogging is now complete. I want to thank those who have supported 100WordAnime over the last two months. It has really been great hearing about different anime and different views on anime. I hope that you are all still visiting at the end of my third month and I look forward … Continue reading Words of Wisdom – June Recap