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Restaurant to Another World: Gourmet Episodic Goodness

Disclaimer: There may be some minor spoilers for the anime in this review. Out of all of the serials I watched this season, Restaurant to Another World would have to be one of my favourites. It was feel-good and dangerously hunger-inducing. In the corner of a local shopping district lies a Western-style restaurant called Yōshuku…… Continue reading Restaurant to Another World: Gourmet Episodic Goodness

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Fall 2017 Anime Watchlist!

With the Summer season of shows fast approaching their finale, I decided it was a good time to take a look at the offerings for the Fall anime line-up. I have noticed that quite a few of the simulcasts will be continuations of other serials, or films, previously released, most of which I’m not familiar…… Continue reading Fall 2017 Anime Watchlist!

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your name. by Makoto Shinkai – A Book Review

your name., written by esteemed film director Makoto Shinkai, is the novelization of the Japanese anime film by the same title. It tells a story about a boy and a girl who reside in two completely different parts of Japan. The young boy, Taki, is from the thriving and bustling city of Tokyo, whereas Mitsuha,…… Continue reading your name. by Makoto Shinkai – A Book Review

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Katsugeki Touken Ranbu – First Impressions

An adaptation of the video game developed by Nitroplus, Katsugeki Touken Ranbu is the quintessential badass anime premiere of the Summer season. Produced by Ufotable and directed by Toshiyuki Shirai (Fate/Zero), the anime takes place in 1863. “As the tumultuous samurai era is coming to an end, Japan is split between the pro-shogunate and anti-shogunate…… Continue reading Katsugeki Touken Ranbu – First Impressions

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Aho-Girl – First Impressions

Aho-Girl is the anime adaptation of a 4-panel manga series written by Hiroyuki. The serial is directed by Keizō Kusakawa and produced by Diomedéa studio. This comedic show has episodes that run about 12-minutes each, and to be blunt, I don’t think I could handle anything longer than that. The show’s about the everyday lives…… Continue reading Aho-Girl – First Impressions