First Impressions: Boku Dake ga Inai Machi

Sometimes the best laid plans go awry. For Satoru Fujinuma, unsuccessful manga creator and current pizza delivery man, it’s a life of what ifs and struggling with his own emotional expression. For myself, it was intending to do a quick first impression and quickly losing the better half of a day to an anime embroiled […]

First Impression: One Punch Man

The much anticipated anime One Punch Man was officially released on the 5th of October 2015. OPM is an action-comedy series, which was originally a webcomic released in 2009 with below average artwork, but despite that it went viral and became so popular that it was later redrawn and eventually made it into the weekly […]

First Impressions: Charlotte Episode 1

P.A. Works try their hand at an original anime this time around. Having just come off from a rather successful series (Shirobako), they went with something completely new, using no source material. Now, on the surface Charlotte seems like a typical super powered, coming-of-age anime, but I like that misdirection. It lends itself on a lot […]