Devils’ Line: First Impressions – An Original Take on Vampires with a Humdrum Pilot Episode (Spring Anime 2018)

Devils’ Line was my number-one most-anticipated show for the Spring 2018 season. It is being made by studio Platinum Vision, with direction from Yoshinobu Tokumoto. As a dedicated fan of the original manga that the anime stems from, my enthusiasm for the season as a whole bloomed with excitement. Because of my anticipation, I also…

The Legend of Galactic Heroes: Die Neue These: First Impressions – A Neoteric Take on a Sci-Fi Classic (Spring Anime 2018)

One of the most highly anticipated shows of the season, especially for fans of military science-fiction, is the modern-day adaptation of the classic novel series of the same name, The Legend of Galactic Heroes, which is being produced by Production I.G. The director of the project is Shunsuke Tada. This shōnen, space opera is loved…

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…