The Royal Tutor (2017) – Anime Review

When I was scoping out the Spring 2017 Anime line-up, The Royal Tutor didn’t really hit my radar. From the synopsis and the preview graphics that had been released, I honestly thought it was going to be a very cheesy show with some strong boy-love vibes. As a person who doesn’t usually go for the…

Attack on Titan Season 2 (2017) – Anime Review

Attack on Titan Season 2 was one of the most anticipated shows of the year, let alone this season. Four years of waiting after a cliffhanger season finale fuelled with emotional intensity and more questions than anyone could have imagined, I had expected so much more from this season. I already know that going into…

Spring Anime Mid-Season Musings

Okay, so technically the mid-season mark was about three weeks ago and that’s when this post should’ve gone up. But to be blunt, I fell behind with the season’s shows due to sheer laziness and impatience. The lazy part is silly and kind of ridiculous, but the impatience, I believe, is a legitimate excuse. Sometimes…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Sakura Quest – First Impressions

Sakura Quest is an original anime series written by Masahiro Yokotani (Toradora!, The Devil is a Part-Timer, Free!) and made by the studio P.A. Works. The story revolves around the small town of Manoyama and a group of girls who end up finding work here, mainly our protagonist Yoshino. She’s fresh out of college and…

Spring Anime 2017

Now that my work-space-studio is finally finished, I’m sitting down to watching the new season of anime! I’m really excited about this season as it’s–not only my first season back after an unintentional extended break–got some very interesting titles that I can’t wait to check out. I was originally going to put all of my…