Penguin Highway

Aoyama is a fourth grade prodigy with a crush on his Dentist’s wife. When penguins start popping out of thin air like Mr. Popper is visiting Aoyama’s hometown, the enthusiastic researcher comes out of him and traces the penguins back to the wife. He sets his mind on exploring the fantastical events that surround thisContinue reading “Penguin Highway”

Anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day

Five years after her death, Menma shows up as a ghost in Jintan’s life. He and the four remaining people in their childhood friend group have gone their own ways in life, but must come together to grant Menma’s final wish and get her to heaven. Anohana explores the rifts that are created and widenedContinue reading “Anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day”

School Live

For some, school was the last place they wanted to be. For others, it’s the last place they want to be each day. Four girls start a “School Living” club where, as the name suggests, they live at school full time. The twist? The horde of zombies outside doesn’t really give them an option toContinue reading “School Live”

Ride Your Wave

A couple weeks before she starts university, Hinako Mukaimizu meets Minato Hinageshi when he rescues her from a fire in her apartment building. He asks her out and they fall deeply in love. As their love, and their love for surfing, grows, Minato loses his life attempting to rescue a drowning surfer. Heartbroken, Hinako mustContinue reading “Ride Your Wave”

The Devil is a Part Timer

Ente Isla is an island chain controlled by the Devil. His army led an assault across the islands, killing thousands and putting even more under his oppressive rule. A hero rises up from the holy church and leads a revolution against him. Cornered, he retreats out a magical gate to earth, and the hero followsContinue reading “The Devil is a Part Timer”

Yasuke

Yasuke takes the historic story of Japan’s only Black samurai and twists it with gundam-esque robots, soul-infused magic and demonic forces. But despite the swirling, dangerous world he lives in, we find Yasuke a husk of what he used to be — tired, hopeless and without purpose. The six-episode Netflix series follows two parallel arcs.Continue reading “Yasuke”

Mob Psycho 100

Shigeo Kageyama is a middle school boy with incredible psychic abilities and mental trauma. Mob Psycho 100 is the story of Shigeo as he learns to control his abilities, and improve his mentality and his body while working part time as an exorcist for a fake psychic.  Characters Shigeo “Mob” Kageyama is possibly the quietestContinue reading “Mob Psycho 100”

Vinland Saga

Thorfinn is a young Icelandic boy around 1000 A.D., the time of the great Danish empire. His father, a once-renowned viking legend, has settled his family far away from war, only to be found and called back to the battlefield. Thorfinn stows away with his father, only to watch him die. Thorfinn swears on hisContinue reading “Vinland Saga”

Erased

Ever since a string of kidnappings when he was in elementary school, Satoru has had moments where he “revived” right before a moment of danger and could save someone. While he normally only goes back one to five minutes, he goes back eighteen years one day. To the time right before the kidnappings.  Characters SatoruContinue reading “Erased”

Akame Ga Kill

Tatsumi is a bright eyed, bushy tailed, country dweller that needs to go to the capital to send money back to his village. After a band of assassins called “Night Raid” free him from a conniving wealthy family that lured him into their home, he joins them in their mission to usurp the current rulingContinue reading “Akame Ga Kill”