Anime Review 239 Date A Live

There's truly something to be said about the mid-2010s. It was the era where ecchi/harem genres dominated the anime charts. A seasonal anime fan in the mid-2010s couldn't go through a season without seeing one or more series with an ecchi/harem tag. Of course, these genres eventually were phased in favour of Isekai and seasonal... Continue Reading →

Anime Review 238 Black Bullet

Oh, Black Bullet what a sad mishandled flop you were and still are to this day. If I had a top 30 most disappointing anime that I've watched list, Black Bullet would be on that list as it has so much potential to be great and despite it delivering its promises in the beginning, it... Continue Reading →

Anime Review 234 Dr Stone Stone Wars

The winter 21 season of anime might have been called ft the squeal season as the majority of the shows were squeals to already established franchises. Sure we got some new IPs such as Wonder Egg Priority, Horimiya and Mushiou Tensei Jobless Reincarnation, but if new seasonal anime wanted to enjoy that season as those... Continue Reading →

Anime Review 233 Jujutsu Kaisen

Over the last decade, the shounen industry has started taking notes of what makes a worthwhile shounen adaptation. A shounen adaptation that can both grip its target audience by providing compelling storytelling and flashy production values. This is why shows such as Demon Slayer, Assassination Classroom, Dr Stone, and the first 3 seasons of My... Continue Reading →

Anime Review 237 Ikkitousen

This review covers the following entries. Ikkitousen Season 1 Ikkitousen Dragon Destiny Ikkitousen Great Guardians Ikkitousen Xtreme Xecutor Ikkitousen OVAs (Extravaganza Epoch, Shuugaku Toushi Keppuuroku and Western Wolves) Also, due to the nature of the series, this review is potentially Not Safe For Work  Viewer's discretion is advised. Ikkitousen may be one of the most interesting... Continue Reading →

Anime Review 236 Aquarion

December 2021 might as well be the month where I brought the most amount of sci-fi mecha anime in one spending session. This is mainly due to most of the animes that were on the Christmas sale being sci-fi mecha anime and of course being a sci-fi mecha fan I took advantage. As from ordering... Continue Reading →

Anime Review 235 Gundam Breaker Battlouge

Toy/card commercial anime have been with us for like ever. Like them or hate them, they have been a dominant force in our lives as they are mostly a good form of marking. From Yu-Gi-Oh, Beyblade, Bakugan, Danball Senki, Cardfight Vanguard, Future Card Buddyfight, Shadowverse, and many more. For Gunpla aka the Gundam equivalent of... Continue Reading →

Anime Review 232 Hunter x Hunter 2011

If someone asks me what is your favourite battle shounen? I would always say Hunter x Hunter. I can remember the day when I first sat down to watch Hunter x Hunter and after completing it in 2015 my views on shounen have massively changed. You see, prior to watching Hunter x Hunter 2011 for... Continue Reading →

Anime Review 231 Dear Brother

Disclaimer the show that I’m going to talk about contains sensitive topics of suicide and heavy drug use. Therefore, if you’re not comfortable with these subjects, feel ready to stop reading and check out my catalogue of anime reviews that I’ve done instead. Additionally, if you or someone that you know is in danger of... Continue Reading →

Anime Review 230 Fire Force Season 2

Welcome back, it's time to talk about Fire Force Season 2. 2 years ago I reviewed the Fire Force Season 1, a poorly structured mess of a shounen that suffered from a lacklustre cast (barring Maki) cringe-inducing unfunny humour, awful worldbuilding, a badly written story that relied on cliches and terrible direction. It may have... Continue Reading →

Anime Review 5 Slayers (Redux)

This review will cover three seasons of the Slayers, aka Slayers Season 1, Slayers Nexy and Slayers Try. If you know anything about me or if you have been following me since the earliest days of Ani Social Media, you know that I love the Slayers franchise. It was one of the many franchises that... Continue Reading →

10 anime that I thought I would hate (but ended up loving)

Over the past couple of months, I have recently watched a bunch of shows from my growing anime DVD-Blu-ray collection. One of the things that I notice while consuming was that some of the recent purchases that I made were show’s that I expected to hate/let alone not like. Which inspired me to do this blog post. I will admit, I have been on a blind buy anime streak recently and I want to try to reduce that addiction as some of the shows that I brought were not cheap, but at the same time, I just want to discover new shows psychically. With that said these are 10 animes that I expected to hate but end up loving in no particular order. Muv Luv Alternative: Total Eclipse. Due to how fundamentally disastrous the recent Muv Alternate... Continue Reading →

2022 Review Sneak Peek

2022 is finally here, at last, which means another year of anime goddess. 2021 was a wild chaotic year for me for both seasonal and non-seasonal I hope that this year will just be chaotic or if not more than 2022. This month there won't be any more reviews as one I'm taking a month... Continue Reading →

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