Director’s Cut: August, Bop or Drop, and SNAFU

This month’s schedule You already got: Ride Your Wave You will get (In order): Love, Chunibyo, and other Delusions School Live Anohana Next Month’s Schedule (In order) Penguin Highway Director’s Cut (Our Monthly Check-ins like this) My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU Josee, the Tiger and the Fish Wonder Egg Priority I can not express howContinue reading “Director’s Cut: August, Bop or Drop, and SNAFU”

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”

July, 86 Eighty-Six, and First Takes

This month’s schedule You already got: Vinland Saga Mob Psycho 100 Yasuke You will get (In order): The Devil is a Part Timer We had quite the slide from a solid 27 points in Vinland Saga to 16 points in Yasuke. I love having Nick Mo. back for another review, but I always prefer forContinue reading “July, 86 Eighty-Six, and First Takes”

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”

June, Yasuke, and Nagatoro

This month’s schedule You already got: Monthly Girls’ Nozaki-kun Akame Ga Kill You will get (In order): Erased We had some so-so anime this month, I won’t lie. They ended up next to each other in the ranking, scoring an 18 and 19 respectively. Apparently random TikTok comments are not the place to get myContinue reading “June, Yasuke, and Nagatoro”

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”