content top

Akame ga Kill: Episode 01 Review

Akame ga Kill: Episode 01 Review

What starts off as a particularly standard adventure story with a boring introduction quickly takes a turn for the dark and despicable in the latter half of Episode 1 of Akame ga Kill.

Read More

Love Stage!! : Episode 01 Review

Love Stage!! : Episode 01 Review

Love Stage!! introduces the audience to Izumi Sena, a college student who dreams of becoming a manga artist in a family where entertainment is the career path of choice. Despite all of the opportunities and offers for help Izumi has received, he declines them all because his heart lay in pursuit of manga; he even joined the Manga Club at school to better his drawing.

Read More

One Week Friends – Final Review

One Week Friends – Final Review

Set against the backdrop of second year highschool, One Week Friends follows Yuki Hase as he endeavours to befriend and then stay friends with Kaori Fujimiya. Kaori Fujimiya was a loner, withdrawn from her classmates, when Yuki Hase decided to approach her. He quickly learns that Kaori suffers from memory loss problems – her memories reset every Sunday night, making it difficult for her to make friends at all. Despite this obstacle, Yuki Hase remains determined to be Kaori’s friend and the story follows the development of their relationship from there.

Read More

Mushi-shi Season 2: Episode 08-10 Review

Mushi-shi Season 2: Episode 08-10 Review

This season of Mushi-shi has been a much darker, colder take on the mushi so far, but episodes 8 through 10 do much to shake the chill off. Winter remains a prominent theme in all three, but in each episode the lessons seem to focus on ‘just because you can doesn’t mean you should’ and the innate balancing act that is nature.

Read More

One Week Friends Episode 08 – 10 Review

One Week Friends Episode 08 – 10 Review

One Week Friends remains sweet, but I’ve lost interest. The memory problem that defined earlier episodes has degenerated into a circumstantial plot tool and any weight it once held is gone; Yuki Hase reduces the progress he and Kaori Fujimiya have made together to acts that he is solely responsible for, and a grudge-holding boy from the past enters the scene and conveniently resets Fujimiya’s memory from the beginning. The more this series has progressed, the less and less it’s appealed to me, unfortunately.

Read More
content top