Guest Writer: Love Is Hard for Otaku

A review by Nick Moran Wotakoi: Love is Hard for Otaku is a show about honesty, doubt, growth and, most importantly, love. Narumi Momose escapes a sour relationship by taking up a new office job where she bumps into her childhood friend, Hirotaka Nifuji. Bonded by their otaku lifestyles which are curtailed by the coldContinue reading “Guest Writer: Love Is Hard for Otaku”

Burn the Witch

In the magical “Reverse” London, England, dragons need to be controlled to keep the population safe. Noel and Ninny work as “pipers” by spotting dragons that need to be contained and keeping casualties to a minimum. Their job becomes harder when a special boy with an ability to attract dragons gets assigned to their unitContinue reading “Burn the Witch”

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”

Fate and Quintuplets

Greetings, fellow casuals. January has been quite the month so far. I got signed up for Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) classes at my local basilica, I bricked my hard drive because I got mad and smacked my laptop (R.I.P all my Chika memes), and I watched a shit ton of anime withContinue reading “Fate and Quintuplets”

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”

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”

Camping and Thanksgiving

Greetings, fellow casuals. I hope all is well. I am currently work-from-home and desperately trying to mop up the brain matter that has leaked out of my head in the past three weeks. All while creating and retaining as much anime content as possible.  But we had Thanksgiving since we last had a Director’s Cut!Continue reading “Camping and Thanksgiving”

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”

The Garden of Words

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”

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!!”