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”
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”
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.
Rent-a-Girlfriend is perfect for those who are emotionally immature, and like romance. So this show was perfect for me.
We all know tapeworms, leeches, and the one friend who always forgets their wallet. Shinichi, our main character, is one of an unknown number of people who fall victim to alien parasites who drop in from space. This tiny bug eats into his hand and works its way in until Shinichi stops it in his arm. He wakes up to find this parasite can talk, think, and looks just like the arm it completely consumed (if it wants to).
A review by Nick Moran Listen, everyone likes a good samurai story. You want space samurai? You got it. Pirate samurai? Yup, there’s a show for that. But what about normal samurai? Samurai Champloo is grounded, historic, and pushes the boundaries of historical fiction in a way that feels like it sits in a uniqueContinue reading “Guest Writer: Samurai Champloo”