Angolmois: Record of Mongol Invasion: 1st Impressions – A Superb Story of Japan’s First Mongol Invasion (Summer Anime 2018)

Angolmois: Record of Mongol Invasion (アンゴルモア 元寇合戦記) is the anime adaptation of the seinen, historical manga series written by Nanahiko Takagi. It is being produced by studio NAZ and directed by Takayuki Kuriyama. This is one of my most-anticipated anime serials for the season because everything about it sounded so wonderfully amazing. Upon finishing the…

Holmes of Kyoto: First Impressions – Japanese History via the Lens of Ancient Antiques (Summer Anime 2018)

Holmes of Kyoto (京都寺町三条のホームズ) is an anime adaptation of the original seinen, fantasy light novel series written by Mai Mochizuki with illustrations from Yamōchishizu. It is being produced by studio Seven and directed by Noriyoshi Sasaki. This is one of the serials that I had been anticipating for the season due to its unique premise…

Phantom in the Twilight: 1st Impressions – Supernatural Bishies in a Chinese-Inspired Reverse Harem (Summer Anime 2018)

Phantom in the Twilight (ファントム イン ザ トワイライト) is an original Japanese and Chinese animation falling into the shōjo, supernatural, urban fantasy genres. It is being produced by LIDENFILMS and directed by Kunihiro Mori. I put the series on my list of shows to check out for one reason and one reason only: vampires. Yeah,…