Naruto: Shippūden: A Mature and Entertaining Return to Konoha with Endearing Teenage Ninja Dweebs

Naruto: Shippūden (ナルト- 疾風伝) is the sequel series to the 2002 shōnen, martial arts anime, Naruto. It aired from 2007 to 2017 with 500+ episodes and was produced by studio Pierrot. Taking place about two and a half years after Naruto leaves the village for hard-core ninja training, Shippūden continues the grand adventure of blondie-brat’s…

Phi Brain: Puzzle of God: First Impressions – An Entertaining Action-Adventure Shōnen with Neat Puzzles & Funny Folx

Phi Brain: Puzzle of God (ファイ・ブレイン 神のパズル) is a 2011 shōnen, adventure anime series that was produced by Sunrise studios. Due to its popularity, it spawned a total of three seasons, a manga adaptation, and a video game for the PlayStation Portable. I came across the anime when I hit the Randomiser button on Crunchyroll…

Spring & Summer Anime Haul (2019)

The first half of this year had some fantastic anime sales that I took decent advantage of with a little help from Sir Besty and my cousin. I ended up snagging many titles that I’ve been wanting to add to my collection for a long time. For example, during Sentai’s last big Summer sale in…

Kuroko’s Basketball & the Uniquely Understated Homage to Kabuki Theatre – Anime Review

Kuroko’s Basketball (黒子のバスケ) is the anime adaptation of Tadatoshi Fujimaki’s shōnen, sports (basketball) manga series. The first season initially aired during Spring 2012 with a total of 25 episodes. Since then, there have been two more seasons and quite a few films (this review will be solely for the anime series). It was produced by…

Black Clover: First Impressions

When Black Clover, produced by Pierrot and directed by Tatsuya Yoshihara, first began airing in the Autumn 2017 season, I originally decided not to pick it up. I did watch the first episode because I love shōnen anime, but then I got serious Naruto vibes, and found that it was something I may return to…

Winter 2018 Anime Watchlist!

It rained last night! There was thunder and lots of beautiful, loud rain. It was a lovely way to spend the evening reading and watching anime. I feel so excited that I just had to share that first! Speaking of anime… Welcome to my quarterly post of the anime serials that I plan on watching…