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Devils’ Line: First Impressions – An Original Take on Vampires with a Humdrum Pilot Episode

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

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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)

Anime · first impressions · Japanese · spring anime

Persona 5: The Animation: First Impressions – The Perfect Pilot for a Stylish Story (Spring Anime 2018)

Persona 5: The Animation is one of my most-anticipated shows for the Spring 2018 anime season. I fucking loved the video game, and I am a huge fan of the Shin Megami Tensei gaming franchise. So, when I learned that A-1 Pictures was adapting the title into an anime, with direction from Masashi Ishihama, I…… Continue reading Persona 5: The Animation: First Impressions – The Perfect Pilot for a Stylish Story (Spring Anime 2018)

Anime · first impressions · Japanese · Science-Fiction · spring anime

The Legend of Galactic Heroes: Die Neue These: First Impressions – A Neoteric Take on a Sci-Fi Classic (Spring Anime 2018)

One of the most highly anticipated shows of the season, especially for fans of military science-fiction, is the modern-day adaptation of the classic novel series of the same name, The Legend of Galactic Heroes, which is being produced by Production I.G. The director of the project is Shunsuke Tada. This shōnen, space opera is loved…… Continue reading The Legend of Galactic Heroes: Die Neue These: First Impressions – A Neoteric Take on a Sci-Fi Classic (Spring Anime 2018)