Tuesday’s Top 5: English Dubbed Anime

While I'm pretty much a strictly sub-watcher under normal circumstances, there are the occasional anime that for whatever reason I've enjoyed in English or had to watch the English dub of. Today I count down my five favourite anime that I'm pretty happy to watch in English. At some point I'll have to count down … Continue reading Tuesday’s Top 5: English Dubbed Anime

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Sword Art Online Alternative: Gun Gale Online Episode 3: And We Reach The Beginning?

At the end of episode 3, we reached the beginning of episode 1. Okay then. What next?  I get we sometimes start a story in the middle and then find out how we got there. Sometimes that's to ensure it grabs our attention early on or it makes us interested in something that we need … Continue reading Sword Art Online Alternative: Gun Gale Online Episode 3: And We Reach The Beginning?

Friday’s Feature: Is Brand Familiarity Influencing Our Anime Viewing?

Spring bloomed with a whole pile of new anime to watch and as usual, more than a few of these are returning franchises with spin-offs, sequels, and reboots a plenty to be found in the line up (of course there's plenty of new titles as well to be found across the various streaming services). However, … Continue reading Friday’s Feature: Is Brand Familiarity Influencing Our Anime Viewing?

Sword Art Online Alternative: Gun Gale Online Episode 2: So, No Plot Then?

Other than tall girl enjoying playing gun game as short avatar, is there actually a plot in this anime? What happens when you take an anime focused on life or death in an alternative reality and instead cast an insecure girl and take out the life and death part? Well, probably this. LLENN is adorable … Continue reading Sword Art Online Alternative: Gun Gale Online Episode 2: So, No Plot Then?

Sword Art Online Alternative: Gun Gale Online First Impressions

While I love SAO, I have to say Gun Gale isn't my favourite part of it. Mostly because of the whole gun thing rather than swords. Still, this wasn't a bad start. What did you think? Well, if we wanted to know what the actual plot of this spin-off series was going to be, this … Continue reading Sword Art Online Alternative: Gun Gale Online First Impressions

Tuesday’s Top 5: Reasons To Like Kirito

As far as anime characters go there are many that are beloved and held up as shining examples of amazing characters. Kirito from SAO isn't usually one of them and to be honest, I'm not actually going to argue he should be. However, I really like Kirito as a character and so my list today … Continue reading Tuesday’s Top 5: Reasons To Like Kirito

Tuesday’s Top 5: Isekai Stories

With my current light novel fixation and the majority of these being isekai stories I decided to look at some of my favourite isekai anime. Now this list started with just being set in another world and then clearly made a distinction of stories where someone starts in one world and crosses to another (which … Continue reading Tuesday’s Top 5: Isekai Stories

Tuesday’s Top 5: Anime Guys with Black Hair

Last week we did the list of top 5 anime females with black hair focussing on the cool beauties of the anime world. This week my attention shifts to the male characters and I think my main focus here was focussed and dependable. That said, there are an enormous number of males with ebony hair … Continue reading Tuesday’s Top 5: Anime Guys with Black Hair

Sword Art Online Ordinal Scale Movie Review

Overview: Yeah, there's a new game using augmented reality rather than virtual reality that Asuna and all of Kirito's friends are into. But like every other game in this series it has just a little bit of a catch. Review: As you may have picked up from my series review of Sword Art Online yesterday, … Continue reading Sword Art Online Ordinal Scale Movie Review

Sword Art Online Season 1 Series Review

Before I get into the review today, I just want to have a minor celebration as this is my 150th anime series review (admittedly, I am counting the SAO abridged series review that I did so maybe this is actually review 149). Whichever way, I was tossing up between SAO and Psycho Pass but I … Continue reading Sword Art Online Season 1 Series Review