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Golden Kamuy: First Impressions – An Excellently Action-Packed Japanese Western

Golden Kamuy is a series that I almost did not pick up because the premise originally did not sound like it would be my cup of chai. Yet, I tend to really enjoy historical shows, especially ones taking place prior to or right after some sort of war. Since the show began directly after the…… Continue reading Golden Kamuy: First Impressions – An Excellently Action-Packed Japanese Western

Anime · first impressions · spring anime

Isekai Izakaya: Japanese Food From Another World: First Impressions – A Horribly Constructed Clone (Spring Anime 2018)

Food is life. Food makes the world a bright and beautiful place, and, as a foodie, watching anime that revolves around cooking and recipes are some of my favourite types of things to watch. As I was browsing CrunchyRoll’s Spring catalogue, I came across a show called Isekai Izakaya: Japanese Food from Another World. It…… Continue reading Isekai Izakaya: Japanese Food From Another World: First Impressions – A Horribly Constructed Clone (Spring Anime 2018)

Anime · first impressions · spring anime

Rokuhōdō Yotsuiro Biyori: First Impressions – A Simple & Sweet Slice-of-Life Show (Spring Anime 2018)

When I initially created my watchlist for the Spring 2018 anime season, Rokuhōdō Yotsuiro Biyori was a series that I had a strong feeling I would adore, mostly from the beautiful aesthetics and traditional details highlighted in the PV. After watching the first episode or two, I am happy to say that this series will…… Continue reading Rokuhōdō Yotsuiro Biyori: First Impressions – A Simple & Sweet Slice-of-Life Show (Spring Anime 2018)

Anime · first impressions · spring anime

Devils’ Line: First Impressions – An Original Take on Vampires with a Humdrum Pilot Episode (Spring Anime 2018)

Devils’ Line was my number-one most-anticipated show for the Spring 2018 season. It is being made by studio Platinum Vision, with direction from Yoshinobu Tokumoto. As a dedicated fan of the original manga that the anime stems from, my enthusiasm for the season as a whole bloomed with excitement. Because of my anticipation, I also…… Continue reading Devils’ Line: First Impressions – An Original Take on Vampires with a Humdrum Pilot Episode (Spring Anime 2018)

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The Ostracism of Guilty Pleasures – An Anime Discussion + My Top 5

Happy Saturday, otaku Saiyans! Here’s to hoping that you have a lovely weekend, no matter what’s going on. Today’s post revolves around a topic that my friends and I were discussing casually a few days ago. It got me thinking about guilty pleasures, explicitly why something is referred to as a “guilty pleasure” rather than…… Continue reading The Ostracism of Guilty Pleasures – An Anime Discussion + My Top 5

Anime · first impressions · spring anime

Libra of Nil Admirari: First Impressions – Curiously Unimpressive (Spring Anime 2018)

Libra of Nil Admirari was one of the shows that I was looking forward to watching the most this season as it revolves around books. Originally a seinen, fantasy, mystery, historical fiction visual novel, studio Zero-G is adapting it into an anime serial with direction from Masahiro Takata. But after watching the first episode, I…… Continue reading Libra of Nil Admirari: First Impressions – Curiously Unimpressive (Spring Anime 2018)

Anime · first impressions · spring anime

Tada Doesn’t Fall in Love: First Impressions – Hilarious, Breathtaking, & a Must-Watch (Spring Anime 2018)

Tada Doesn’t Fall in Love is an original romantic comedy anime from studio Doga Kobo, with direction from Mitsue Yamazaki, that I placed on my watchlist due to how beautiful the visuals looked. To be honest, that was the only motivator behind my interest in the series, as I do not tend to gravitate towards…… Continue reading Tada Doesn’t Fall in Love: First Impressions – Hilarious, Breathtaking, & a Must-Watch (Spring Anime 2018)