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Granblue Fantasy: The Animation – First Impressions

Granblue Fantasy: The Animation is a new anime series that’s an adaptation of the mobile video game, Granblue Fantasy. I remember the video game was a big deal because the music was co-produced by Nobuo Uematsu, who is an extremely renowned talent known for his contribution to the Final Fantasy gaming franchise. The anime is…… Continue reading Granblue Fantasy: The Animation – First Impressions

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Attack on Titan Season 2 – First Impressions

Attack on Titan was originally a manga series written by Hajime Isayama. In April 2013, Production I.G. in collaboration with Wit Studio, a sister company, developed an anime adaptation that would go on to become a world-wide phenomenon. As such, this new season of the show has made it, without-a-doubt, the most anticipated anime series…… Continue reading Attack on Titan Season 2 – First Impressions

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The Silver Guardian – First Impressions

The Silver Guardian (Gin no Guardian; Yín Zhī Shǒu Mù Rén) was originally a Chinese manhua that’s being adapted in to a Chinese-Japanese anime, produced by the studio Emon and directed by Masahiko Ohkura (Road to Naruto: The Movie). It’s a short-form, fantasy series about a guy named Suigin who is an over-powered character that’s…… Continue reading The Silver Guardian – First Impressions

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as the moon, so beautiful – First Impressions

as the Moon, so beautiful (Tsuki ga Kirei) is an original romance anime that’s produced by feel. Animation Studio and being directed by Seiji Kishi (Kamisama Dolls, Assassination Classroom). The story revolves around middle-schoolers Kotaro, a bookish boy who aspires to become an author, and Akane, a track girl who really enjoys running. They meet…… Continue reading as the moon, so beautiful – First Impressions

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KADO: The Right Answer – First Impressions

KADO: The Right Answer (Seikaisuru Kado) is an original anime series brought to us by the studio of Toei Animation (Dragon Ball Super, Sailor Moon Crystal). It’s a science-fiction-fantasy series that looks to be quite promising! One beautiful day, flight 252 is about to take off from Haneda International Airport, when a mysterious cube appears…… Continue reading KADO: The Right Answer – First Impressions

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Natsume’s Book of Friends, Season 6 – First Impressions

Natsume’s Book of Friends (Natsume Yuujinchou Roku) Season 6 is my most-anticipated anime for the season! It was originally a fantasy, supernatural manga series created by Yuki Midorikawa, which was published by Hakusensha (Viz Media for English speakers), and was then adapted into an anime in July 2008 by studios Brain’s Base and Shuka. I…… Continue reading Natsume’s Book of Friends, Season 6 – First Impressions

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The Royal Tutor – First Impressions

The Royal Tutor was originally a manga published by Square Enix and serialised in Monthly G Fantasy in Japan. The studio behind the animation is Bridge Studio. The story revolves around a short, highly intelligent man named Heine, who has been given the post of Royal Tutor to four princes. The princes have been adamantly…… Continue reading The Royal Tutor – First Impressions