Overview: Aoyama is a brilliant soccer player who also happens to be a germaphobe. When he starts highschool he defies expectations by going to a school that isn't particularly strong at soccer and there continues to go about his daily life. Review: The whole way through the Summer 2017 anime season I kept this show … Continue reading Clean Freak Aoyama-Kun Series Review – It’s a Gag Anime About a Germaphobe Soccer Player: What Do You Really Expect?
Review: The team are still worried that Aoyama will leave for a better offer, despite every bit of evidence suggesting that Aoyama has no interest in doing so, and Zaizen attempts a heart-to-heart though given his basic personality that goes about as well as expected. We then spend the rest of the episode in another … Continue reading Clean Freak Aoyama-Kun Episode 12: Apparently There’s a Reason
Review: I know we shouldn't actually expect much from an episode called "Sakai-Kun's Hairstyle Has Changed", but for a show that has defied my worst fears most of the season, this episode was just plain painful to endure. And it was an endurance. Okay, I skipped about three minutes in the second half because I … Continue reading Clean Freak Aoyama-Kun Episode 11: This was Painful
Review: This episode starts basically enough with the guys on the soccer team realising they know nothing about Aoyama and so tailing him. It seems like the set up for a pretty formulaic follow Aoyama around and then have some ridiculous twist ending and that's all. Then we end up at the ab-guy's school where … Continue reading Clean Freak Aoyama-Kun Episode 10: He’s a Mystery
Review: While this show has been surprisingly entertaining, it has never actually been good, and this week I found myself finally groaning more than smiling at the forced attempts at humour. That isn't to say this show got any worse, it is more that while I appreciated it this far, I've finally had enough of … Continue reading Clean Freak Aoyama-Kun Episode 9: Training Camps and Tests of Courage
Review Episode 7: Probably the biggest issue I have with shows like this is I miss the point sometimes of whether they are attempting to be serious or not. The introduction of a girl who can touch Aoyama introduces a new insight into his character given Aoyama suddenly starts experimenting with things outside of his … Continue reading Clean Freak Aoyama-Kun Episodes 7 + 8: Is That Supposed To Be A Serious Development?
Review: This week the episode focusses on Ozaki, who is apparently writing a manga. He introduces a character based on Aoyama but becomes upset by that character's popularity when he'd tried to make him the villain. As he attempts to sabotage the character, the manga loses popularity and he is forced to try to turn … Continue reading Clean Freak Aoyama-Kun Episode 6: It’s Dangerous Trying to Please Everyone
Review Episode 2: Part of the reason I don't like comedy all that much is because jokes get progressively less funny with the retelling and when you can see the punch line coming. Aoyama-Kun hits us with some gags that you can see coming from a mile away and, in one case, the near half … Continue reading Clean Freak Aoyama-Kun Episodes 2 + 3: Cute Bat, Crazy Girl
Overview: Aoyama kun is a hot, young soccer prodigy who plays midfielder for the National U-16 Soccer Team. But he’s also an extreme germaphobe! - From Crunchyroll. Review: I'm thinking the only reason I didn't drop this the third time a girl gushed over Aoyama's classroom cleaning was because I tried this after two other … Continue reading Clean Freak Aoyama Kun Episode 1: This Is Going To Get Old Fast
Days is a pretty generic sports anime with a kid who has never played a sport joining a team and then working real hard. In the crowded field of sports anime, Days probably isn't going to really get much attention but this series does have a lot of heart. Be sure to read the full review.