Rory’s Reviews: Laid-Back Camp

Laid-Back CampLaid-Back Camp is a twelve-episode anime adaptation of the manga series by Afro. The studio that produced it was C-Station, and the director was Yoshiaki Kyogoku. The writer for the anime was Jin Tanaka, whilst the music was by Akiyuki Tateyama.
Laid-Back Camp aired during the winter 2018 season of anime, and is available to be watched on Crunchyroll. Continue reading

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Maerchen Maedchen Episode 9: Training Camp

After being absent for a couple of weeks, Maerchen Maedchen returns. In preparation for the next round of the Hexennacht, the Japanese team decide to hold a training camp. Continue reading

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Rory’s Reviews: Ms. Koizumi Loves Ramen Noodles

Ms Koizumi Loves Ramen NoodlesMs. Koizumi Loves Ramen Noodles is a twelve-episode anime adaptation of the manga series written by Naru Narumi. There was also a live-action drama series adaptation, but this review will be focusing strictly on the anime.
The series was co-animated by Studio Gokumi and AXsiZ, and aired as part of the winter 2018 season of anime. Ms. Koizumi Loves Ramen Noodles is available on Crunchyroll.

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Spring 2018 Anime: What I Will Be Watching

As a new season of anime approaches, it’s about that time again for me to pick out the shows that I intend to watch.
Information is taken from, and I will try to share PVs where possible. Continue reading

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Hugtto! PreCure Episode 7: An Angel’s Feelings

Let’s start with some pretty cool news: it has been announced that the PreCure franchise will be getting a new film which will be a crossover featuring the first ever Cures, and the Hugtto! Cures. The thing that excites me most about this? Definitely the use of the first PreCure opening theme.
As for episode seven of Hugtto! PreCure, it is one that focuses on Saaya. Seems she’s having some doubts about her future. Continue reading

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Thoughts on Kase-san and an Apron

In the fourth book of Hiromi Takashima’s Kase-san and… series, both Yamada and Kase consider their futures, and we also get a bit of a glimpse into Kase’s past.
Throw in a school festival for good measure, and the two leading ladies certainly have a lot on their plates. Continue reading

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Game of the Month: March 2018

Can you believe that it has been more than a year since the Nintendo Switch launched? The console is certainly doing well for itself in its first year, and it seems that Nintendo are keen to continue that momentum for its second year.
The game I want to feature here stars a certain pink blob, who will find himself with some help on his quest.
Before that, I also want to share a couple of honourable mentions. First is A.O.T. 2, which will allow players to experience the story of Attack on Titan‘s second season, as well as creating a custom protagonist amongst many other things.
Another game that I want to mention is one that I should be getting towards the end of this month. If all goes well, I shall be picking up the Limited Edition of this particular game, so you’ll be able to expect another unboxing post from me around then.
With all the honourable mentions done, let’s focus on a game developed by HAL Laboratory. Continue reading

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