I suppose I’m not the only one turning to the comfort of their anime backlog right now? I don’t feel like I have much patience at the moment and would much rather digest a finished story than be left hanging by one that’s still on-going. Anyway, I figured I’d watch Smile Down the Runway since… Continue reading My anime diary: A Place Further than the Universe & Smile Down the Runway
The snow outside is melting, the birds are singing and the flowers are blooming. Ever so quietly, even as the world feels like it’s frozen in time, Spring has crept up on us guys, and with us now on the eve of another wave of new anime, I thought it would be fun to rundown… Continue reading Winter 2020 anime season: a final say
At times, extreme and horrifying, at others, awe-inspiring and beautiful, but does 2019’s Blade of the Immortal anime capture the strange magic of Hiroaki Samura’s chanbara epic?
“I realised something working on it. That to me, life is about working on stuff like this. And there’s nothing I can do about that, now.” Tsubame on falling in love with animation in Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken! I was still at school when I realised what I wanted to do with my life,… Continue reading Humanity between the lines: Tsubame in Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken!
When sex and anime collides, something has to give! Interspecies Reviewers is the horny anime that broke Funimation.
Looking like a cross between professional wrestlers and the Cenobites of Hellraiser, the characters of Dorohedoro are awesomely weird. Weird because it’s like watching Pinhead and Freddy Krueger sit down for a cup of tea in-between murdering a bunch of people and stuffing their bloody remains in a bin bag, and awesome because, well, what… Continue reading Noi Problem: The Awesomely Weird Characters of Dorohedoro
Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken! is probably the best anime of the Winter season, so let’s review what we can of its manga and learn a bit more about how a certain mangaka came to live out the dreams of his lively characters.
Q Hayashida’s bewildering horror manga is finally animated! Dorohedoro is a dismal, filthy anime that’s teeming with cheerful monsters and we wouldn’t have it any other way!
It’s been four long years but finally, the majestic Haikyuu!!, one of the best sports anime of the last decade, returns for its fourth season.
ID – Invaded is caught between two worlds. One, an awesomely weird dreamscape modeled after Inception and Minority Report; the other, an overly-wordy police procedural.