Monthly Archives: March 2018

Winter 2018 Anime Awards

For the spring 2018 season of anime, we were reminded that the anime industry can be an incredibly harsh place. It’s unfortunate, but that isn’t what I want to focus on. Instead, I will be looking back over what I … Continue reading

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Rory’s Reviews: Takunomi

Takunomi is a twelve-episode anime adaptation of the comedy manga written by Haruto Hino. The anime was directed by Tomoki Kobayashi, and the writer was Katsuhiko Takyama. The studio that produced it was Production IMS. Takunomi aired as part of … Continue reading

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Rory’s Reviews: Hakumei and Mikochi

Hakumei and Mikochi is a twelve-episode anime adaptation of the slice of life manga written by Takuto Kashiki. The anime is directed by Masaomi Andō and written by Reiko Yoshida. The studio that produced it was Lerche. Hakumei and Mikochi … Continue reading

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Atelier Lydie & Suelle ~ The Alchemists and the Mysterious Paintings ~ Limited Edition Unboxing

The Atelier franchise celebrates its 20th anniversary this year. Despite being around for so long, I’ve never actually touched a game in the series. Until now, that is. As you can see from the title, I got myself the Limited … Continue reading

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Maerchen Maedchen Episode 10: Tongue-Cutting Sparrow

Good news: episode 10 is an improvement over episode 9 in terms of animation quality. Bad news: this is the last episode we will be getting of Maerchen Maedchen, as the broadcast has been suspended. I don’t know if or … Continue reading

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Rory’s Reviews: A Place Further Than the Universe

A Place Further Than the Universe is a thirteen-episode anime original television series produced by Madhouse. The director for the series is Atsuko Ishizuka, the writer is Jukki Hakeda, and character designs are by Takahiro Yoshimatsu. The studio that produced … Continue reading

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Thoughts on KiraKira ☆ PreCure a la Mode: Crisply! The Memory of Mille-feuille!

KiraKira ☆ PreCure a la Mode: Crisply! The Memory of Mille-feuille! is the 23rd Pretty Cure film produced by Toei Animation. The director for the film is Yutaka Tsuchida, and the screenplay is by Isao Murayama. Besides the main feature, … Continue reading

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