Have you ever wanted to go to a place where there is literally nothing? Me either, but A Place Further Than the Universe is all about four girls who do just that. Shirase Kobuchizawa’s mother is an antarctic researcher who went missing during the last exploration. Years later, Shirase is determined to reach the placeContinue reading “A Place Further Than the Universe”
Darling in the Franxx tells the story of Hiro and Zero Two, two young soldiers who pilot mechs in order to protect humanity from a hostile robot-dinosaur army, called Klaxosaurs. The show is rich with religious allegory in a dystopian human future where gender, identity, and free thought is lost. These two, as part ofContinue reading “Darling in the Franxx”
Suzu Hojo is a young Japanese girl growing up in the shadow of World War II. Her arranged marriage takes her away from her awful brother and into a family she doesn’t know and is ill prepared for — complete with an awful sister-in-law included with every purchase. Wartime comes and Suzu struggles to maintainContinue reading “In This Corner of The World”
True to its name, we follow the calming story of four high school soon-to-be friends and their love for winter time camping. Nadeshiko Kagemihara insists on visiting a lakeside campsite with a view of Mount Fuji but falls asleep when she gets there. She is taken in by Rin Shima, a veteran camper and fellowContinue reading “Laid Back Camp”
Princess Connect! Re:Dive is an anime based off of a JRPG mobile game under the same name. Our main character, Yuuki, is dropped into a world with no memory and no clue what he is doing. He is greeted by a personal escort/healing elf lady named Kokkoro who makes the pilgrimage from her town likeContinue reading “Princess Connect! Re: Dive”
The Garden of Words is a short movie about two people who find an escape from a world they don’t feel a part of. Our two characters skip out on school and work before finding each other by chance in a public garden on a rainy morning. We are along for the ride as theseContinue reading “The Garden of Words”
Welcome to volleyball on steroids. A young Shoyo Hinata joins the Karasuno High School volleyball team several years after he watched them reach the national finals as a child. We follow his journey from not playing a single game in middle school to returning his new school to their former glory at the Japanese BoysContinue reading “Haikyu!!”
“Sweetness and Lightning” is 100% sweet with 0% lightning. Kōhei Inuzuka is a single father of Tsumugi and has the cooking capacity of an Idaho potato. Together, we endeavor to fill Tsumugi’s belly with anything other than TV dinners and learn how to cook from a girl who is more skilled at eating than cooking.
“A Lull in the Sea” is fucking good. This will be the highest rated show I have written about to date so you better fire up Netflix and add it to that watchlist right now. We enter the show with five middle school friends who live in the sea with the rest of their village.Continue reading “A Lull in the Sea”
Love is Like a Cocktail is about two things I know absolutely nothing about: love and cocktails. As a lonely wine drinker myself, Love is a Cocktail’s three minute episodes are a perfect sip size of cute, mixology, and wholesome love.