Category Archives: Reviews

Food Wars! The Second Plate Episode 4 Review

Episode 4 – The Pursuer They have done a solid job setting up Subaru as a villain. He seems pretty diabolical, potentially short-lived due to his small scope, but diabolical nonetheless. In a fight for Takumi’s mezzaluna he is relentless in taking down his...


Food Wars! The Second Plate Episode 3 Review

Episode 3: The Generation of Prodigies It appears that we spoke too soon. Food Wars! The Second Plate has finally shifted the tone and added another side plot to the mix. This is a nice enough change considering episode 2 didn’t feel as strong. This week...


Food Wars! The Second Plate Episode 2 Review

Episode 2: The Interplay of Light and Shadow I hate to be the bearer of bad news on this episode of Food Wars! The Second Plate. Other than a few hilarious moments, this episode felt rather weak. There was bit of backstory on this overall,...


Food Wars! The Second Plate Episode 1 Review

Episode 1 – What Fills the Box Hot damn does it feel great to have Food Wars! (also known as Shokugeki no Soma) back! The first episode in the second season of this show was certainly everything that we have been waiting for since the last season...


Berserk Episode 1 Review

Finally, after nineteen years of absence, Kentaro Miura’s dark fantasy series Berserk is back with a TV anime adaptation. Seriously, in the years that the last Berserk anime series was airing Bill Clinton was still serving as President of the United States and you were hearing Aerosmith’s...


Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress Season 1 Review

Through Blood and Iron Disclaimer, this review will have spoilers for the Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress series. Consider yourself warned. For some time now, people have been waiting (not very patiently) for Studio Wit to produce a new season of Attack on Titan. Instead,...


Kiznaiver Season Review

From Pain to Bouts of Glee Disclaimer: This review will have spoilers for the series. Consider yourself warned. This breakfast club of a show was a very fun journey on the whole. Kiznaiver was a series full of fun and emotional moments. As this is a studio...


Kiznaiver Episode 1 Review

Episode 1: Untitled Being a huge fan of Studio Trigger’s prior work (Ninja Slayer, Kill la Kill, and When Supernatural Battles Became Commonplace), the wait for Kiznaiver episode 1 was finally over. And suffice to say, episode one did not disappoint. It may not have gotten to...


Erased Season Review

Erased Season Review Thar be spoilers below. Ye be warned. Erased (or Boku Dake ga Inai Machi) filled a role in the Winter 2016 anime season that I’ve come to be quite fond of. The role being the show that it was a show I knew...


Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash Season 1 Review

Disclaimer: Spoilers below for the first season of Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash season 1 was a bit of a surprise for me in the midst of the Winter 2016 anime season. The plot was nothing extravagant and at times did move...


Gate Episode 17 Review

Episode 17: Decisive Battle Albeit this arc is rather short, but in the end does it really matter as long as it has been done well? The answer is no, the red dragon arc may have been brief but at the very least it was...


Terra Formars Volume 10 Review

Unlike the last volume of Terra Formars, you can expect action at a steady pace through Terra Formars Volume 10. This issue is a must read for multiple reasons, chief among them is that we finally see M.A.R.S. Rank #1 in action.  You wouldn’t be far off if you were...


Gate Episode 16 Review

Episode 16: The Fire Dragon, Once More To its credit, Gate is a fantastic show. It may not blow everyone away and leave viewers questioning everything, but it is a show that is purely absorbing and enjoyable. That being said, Gate episode 16 served more as...


Gate Episode 15 Review

Episode 15: Tuka Luna Marceau Gate episode 15 finally is bringing the trio of heroines back into the mix. After what felt like a long time away, it is good to see them in full swing within this episode. Now, the viewers were privy to the darker...


Gate Episode 14 Review

Episode 14: The Imperial Capital Quake This episode had a plethora of gratifying and exciting moments. I am not sure if the pacing will be able to keep up, but for now, this episode had every element I was looking for. It had conflict (a...