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Darling in the FranXX: First Impressions (Winter Anime 2018)

Darling in the FranXX is probably the most-anticipated series for the Winter 2018 season. When I heard about it, I will admit that a small squeaky sound may have escaped my lips. I loved Kill La Kill, which was studio TRIGGER’s prior creation. It was extremely strange and obnoxiously over-the-top, utterly unafraid to make fun…… Continue reading Darling in the FranXX: First Impressions (Winter Anime 2018)

Anime · first impressions · Winter Anime

Hakata Tonkotsu Ramens: First Impressions (Winter Anime 2018)

Hakata Tonkotsu Ramens is one of my most-anticipated shows for the Winter 2018 season. I scoped it out prior to the premiere of the season, and when I saw that it is crime thriller focusing on assassins, I knew I had to add it to my list of things to watch. After seeing the first…… Continue reading Hakata Tonkotsu Ramens: First Impressions (Winter Anime 2018)

Anime · first impressions · Winter Anime

How to Keep a Mummy: First Impressions (Winter Anime 2018)

How to Keep a Mummy is a series that I originally was not planning on checking out. From the PVs, and reading briefly about the manga series that the anime is an adaptation of, I felt very little interest in it. However, as I was scrolling through CrunchyRoll’s Winter Simulcast list, I came across it…… Continue reading How to Keep a Mummy: First Impressions (Winter Anime 2018)

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Kokkoku: First Impressions (Winter Anime 2018)

Kokkoku: Moment by Moment originally caught my eye due to its unique synopsis, and the excellent animation that was exhibited in the series’ preview video. However, upon finishing the first episode, not only was I left feeling disappointed, I question how it well it shall fair as the season proceeds. In the first episode, we…… Continue reading Kokkoku: First Impressions (Winter Anime 2018)

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After the Rain: First Impressions (Winter Anime 2018)

After the Rain, or better known by its Japanese title: Koi wa Ameagari Yō ni, is a seinen manga series written by Jun Mayuzuki that is being adapted into an anime for the Winter 2018 season by Wit Studio. It is directed by Ayumu Watanabe. When I originally came across this title under the lists…… Continue reading After the Rain: First Impressions (Winter Anime 2018)

Anime · first impressions · Japanese · Winter Anime

Violet Evergarden: First Impressions (Winter Anime 2018)

Violet Evergarden was originally a light novel series written by Kana Akatsuki with illustrations by Akiko Takase with two total volumes. For the Winter 2018 anime season, Kyoto Animation, along with Netflix, are bringing us the anime adaptation, which is directed by Taichi Ishidate. There has been an abundance of hype surrounding the show, and…… Continue reading Violet Evergarden: First Impressions (Winter Anime 2018)

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Junji Ito: Collection: First Impressions (Winter Anime 2018)

Okay… before I dive into this post, I would like to say off the bat that my opinion here is going to be an unpopular one. Junji Ito: Collection is one of the most-anticipated shows of the season. I have read quite a few posts across many ani-blogs that discussed how they were looking forward…… Continue reading Junji Ito: Collection: First Impressions (Winter Anime 2018)