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Review: Amagi Brilliant Park (Blu-Ray)

Amagi Brilliant Park throws an egotistical and talented high school student into the shoes of a manager set to achieve impossible attendance figures at an ailing theme park. It’s certainly one of the more unique settings I’ve seen in years if nothing else, but the suffusion of supernatural magic ensures you’re still in for an […]

Review: Samurai Flamenco Complete Series (DVD)

Masayoshi Hazama is a model with dreams of becoming a real-life superhero, so he takes to the streets donning his superhero persona, Samurai Flamenco. But without superpowers or a fancy crime fighting suit,  Masayoshi has to start small, and spends his nights targeting teenage loiterers, litterbugs, and purse snatchers. While performing his heroic duties, Masayoshi […]

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Review: When Supernatural Battles Became Commonplace (DVD)

A pool episode, a beach episode, and a festival episode, what more could you ask for? When Supernatural Battles Became Commonplace has everything a shameless harem needs to be successful! But can it truly be called shameless? Notwithstanding the basic school setting coupled with uninspired character archetypes, Supernatural Battles presents a main character who genuinely deserves the awkwardly placed […]

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Review: Shirobako (DVD)

At a glance, Shirobako is just another show where the entire premise is cute girls doing cute things, but it completely circumvents expectations with its relatable characters, insight into the anime industry, and heartwarming story. It’s no stretch to say that Shirobako goes far beyond any show of its calibre has ever gone, wonderfully combining drama and […]

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Review: Assassination Classroom Part 2 (Blu-Ray)

There’s no rest for class 3-E of Kunugigaoka Junior High School as the antics of teenage life continue to snowball out of control. Painstakingly balancing their studies, assassination attempts, and personal development, these kids fight to break free of their status as the dregs of their school. Thanks to the teachings of a stoic government official, an immature world-class assassin, and, […]

Review: Hetalia The World Twinkle (DVD)

Hetalia The World Twinkle is the sixth season of a web comic adapted into an anime about the countries of the world as living, breathing people. While the ‘people’ part of that sentence may be up for debate as they don’t seem to age that much, and when they do it’s sporadic at best, the […]

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Review: Haikyu!! Complete Season 1 (DVD)

Karasuno High School once housed the greatest boys’ volleyball team in the Miyagi Prefecture, representing the area on several occasions. However, nowadays the team is known as “The Fallen Champions”, alluding to their lacklustre performance at recent tournaments. Hoping to follow in the footsteps of his hero, this label isn’t enough to stop Shouyou Hinata from enrolling. […]

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Review: Saekano (DVD)

Obstinately proud otaku Tomoya Aki believes that it’s his duty to share with the world the abundance of light novels, manga, anime, and games that are available. Having converted many of his peers to otakuism, coupled with running an incredibly popular blog based around these interests, it’s safe to say that he is most definitely a pioneer […]