Show Reviews

In/Spectre

A play on word “Inspector”, In/Spectre is a Sherlock Holmes-esque detective show with a Japanese spirit world infusion. Kotoko was kidnaped by spirits when she was eleven years old and in return for taking an eye and a leg from her, they granted her the title of “God of Wisdom.” She meets Kuro during herContinue reading “In/Spectre”

Horimiya

Izumi Miyamora is a sweet and shy boy with a hidden punk side. Kyoko Hori is a popular girl and an enthusiastic homebody. When Kyoko’s kid brother falls on that fateful day, Miyamora helps him home and the romance between Kyoko and Izumi blooms. Horimiya (Hori + Miya) tells the story of these two highContinue reading “Horimiya”

Violet Evergarden

*Violet Evergarden consists of the 13 episode show, a half hour special episode, and a movie. This review takes all three into account with the most emphasis placed on the show.* Violet Evergarden was raised to be a weapon. A child soldier given to an army major by his brother, Violet took orders, killed, andContinue reading “Violet Evergarden”

Director’s Cut: Violet Evergarden and Finishing Series

This month’s schedule You already got: Beyond the Boundary You will get (In order): Violet Evergarden (Updated) Horimiya In/Spectre Beyond being super pumped for my normal injection of romance, the obvious standout this month is Violet Evergarden. I apologize to anyone who was pumped for Wonder Egg Priority, but I thought that the show wouldContinue reading “Director’s Cut: Violet Evergarden and Finishing Series”

Beyond the Boundary

*Beyond the Boundary consists of the 12 episode show, two movies, a prequel bundled with the Blu-ray (Beyond the Boundary Daybreak), and an idol themed spinoff. Both movies are called Beyond the Boundary Movie -I’LL BE HERE-. The first movie is a summary of the show and the second depicts time after the show. IContinue reading “Beyond the Boundary”

Recovery of an MMO Junkie

Morioka Moriko has forsaken her corporate lifestyle and taken a dive into the Massive Multiplayer Online (MMO) Role Playing Game world. Her male character, Hayashi, joins a guild with a beautiful character named Lily. Together, Hayashi and Lily learn about each other, tackle dungeons, spend a little too much money on loot boxes, and… fallContinue reading “Recovery of an MMO Junkie”

Orange

Editor’s Note: This review deals with some of the serious themes presented in Orange, including suicide. It’s difficult to discuss the show without it, but where applicable, care has been taken to handle the topic with the gravity and grace it deserves. This review is going to lack a lot of the AA wit toContinue reading “Orange”

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