Wotaku ni Koi wa Muzukashii is as straight a rom-com can get

Romance-comedy anime has always been what I personally consider as one of my favorite genres. The pacing from light-hearted humor transitioning to the eventual romantic development between characters is just something that gets me excited whenever I watch a new show. This spring season is no different and one of those shows might be Wotaku ni Koi wa Muzukashii. Continue reading “Wotaku ni Koi wa Muzukashii is as straight a rom-com can get”

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Mahou Shoujo Site: a not-so-lucky day for my stomach

The magical girl genre is something that I never found interest in. Mainly due to the fact that a bunch of young girls battling in a war versus evil with the power of friendship is not exactly my cup of tea. However, over the course of recent years, there has been a slight shift to this genre and that is the deconstruction trend gaining more popularity among viewers. Mahou Shoujo Site is no different. Continue reading “Mahou Shoujo Site: a not-so-lucky day for my stomach”

Steins;Gate 0: a darker perspective of what might have been

Ever since last year, Steins;Gate 0 has been announced for release and we were already given a glimpse of what to expect from this show. Not to mention, this is a treat for those who have gone and played the visual novel of the same name. As stated, the show tries to tread a darker path to what Steins;Gate, the show its derived from, could have been. Continue reading “Steins;Gate 0: a darker perspective of what might have been”

Blend S and its unique display of humor

FIRST LOOK – Throughout looking at the various line-ups of titles in many anime seasons, the comedy genre has always been a hit-and-run for me. As someone who prefers a show with some deeper and serious tones, finding a good anime series that can genuinely get you laughing for the majority of one episode is kind of rare. For this fall season, I think Blend S covers that need for me quite nicely.  Continue reading “Blend S and its unique display of humor”

First look: The Ancient Magus’ Bride, Eps. 1 – 3

FIRST LOOK – As the new anime season started, there seems to be a great deal of popularity on the anime series The Ancient Magus’ Bride and surely enough, I believe that popularity was well earned by this new show. A new title from Wit Studio (Shingeki no Kyojin, Owari no Seraph) the anime falls upon the slice-of-life, magic-fantasy genre as the story is set in modern Britain.

If you do not take kindly to spoilers, avert your eyes!

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Tsurezure Children: drowning in rom-com and characters

ANIME, FIRST LOOK – After being heavily recommended by friends, the anime series “Tsurezure Children” is now part of the short list of anime that I’ve watched out of the long list of anime which I haven’t. While it does give me some sort of entertainment and lives up to its genre of a romance-comedy, I can’t help but feel lacking from how it formats its episodes.

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Boruto: Naruto Next Generations – Episode 1-5

REACTION & FIRST LOOK – The Naruto franchise has had a very long run and its main character’s story, Naruto, has come to a desirable end. However, after the main series finished, a new one was announced which focused on Naruto’s son, Boruto. Ever since I have watched the second season of Fairy Tail, the shounen genre has lost its appeal for me. The structure of a shounen … Continue reading Boruto: Naruto Next Generations – Episode 1-5

Eromanga-sensei – Episode 1

FIRST LOOK – Eromanga-sensei focuses on two step-siblings who are now living by themselves after their parents die in an accident. The older brother, Masamune Izumi, is a light novel author studying in high school while his little sister, Sagiri, is a shut-in who hasn’t left her room due to her mother’s death. The funniest thing about this is that Izumi realizes that his little sister is, … Continue reading Eromanga-sensei – Episode 1

Sakura Quest – Episode 1

FIRST LOOK – Sakura Quest centers around our main character, Yoshino Koharu, as she struggles to find a decent job in the city of Tokyo. It’s either Tokyo or back to the rural countryside for her. She’s applied for about thirty jobs now and still hasn’t had any luck until a modeling agency contacted her for a job in a rural city’s tourism board – much to her displeasure. … Continue reading Sakura Quest – Episode 1