The Rising of the Shield Hero

Inside his local library, Naofumi Iwatani gets sucked into a new world and spawned as the infamous “Shield Hero”. As one of the four heroes with mythical weapons, he is responsible to protect the kingdom from an invasion of monsters. Early on, he is accused of sexual assault by a member of his party andContinue reading “The Rising of the Shield Hero”

A Place Further Than the Universe

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

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”

Laid Back Camp

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

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”

Haikyu!!

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

“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

“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”