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…

Review: Akatsuki no Yona (Manga)

I am going to start this review by blatantly stating that Akatsuki no Yona is one of the best manga serials that I have read in a long time, quite possibly ever. Fear not, the spiel as to why my love for this story is so profound will follow with bits of fangirling theatrics, but…