Rory’s Reviews

Here, you will find a list of my reviews of anime.

The scores are out of ten, and all reviews are based on my own personal opinion. A perfect score of ten out of ten does not necessarily mean that the anime is perfect; it’s just reflective of my enjoyment of said show. I’m not here to tell you what you should and shouldn’t watch – we’re all different and we all have our own personal views on things. Ultimately, these reviews are just me conveying my thoughts.

I’ll include a brief description of each anime as well, because just the titles alone don’t really say much.

A
A Centaur’s Life – An anime about the everyday life of a centaur and her friends.
A Certain Scientific Railgun S – Second season of A Certain Magical Index spin-off, focusing on a girl called Mikoto Mikasa who has the power to manipulate electricity.
Action Heroine Cheer Fruits – A group of girls start performing live action hero shows to drum up interest in their home of Hinano.
Alice & Zoroku – Sana has a Dream of Alice that allows her to teleport and create anything she can imagine. She escapes from a research facility and asks an old man named Zoroku for help.
Amanchu! – A girl transfers schools and joins the Diving Club.
Ange Vierge – Girls with powers called Progress fight to save five worlds.
Anime De Training! Ex – Exercise videos with anime girls.
Anne-Happy – Unlucky girls attend a class to improve their fortune.
Aria the Scarlet Ammo AA – Spin-off of Aria the Scarlet Ammo, focusing on an underachiever named Akari Mamiya.
Attack on Titan – Anime adaptation of Hajime Isayama’s manga about humans fighting man-eating giants.
Attack on Titan Season 2 – Second season of humans fighting man-eating giants for survival.
Attack on Titan: Junior HighAttack on Titan parody set in a school for both humans and Titans.

B
BAKUON!! – Follows the girls in their school’s motorcycle club.
BanG Dream! – A girl called Kasumi Toyama decides to start a band.
Battle Girl High School – Schoolgirls fight monsters known as Irous to protect the world.
Beyond the Boundary – Anime adaptation of Nagomu Torii’s light novel series, focusing on a half-yomu boy called Akihito and a girl who can manipulate blood called Mirai.
Blade & Soul – Adaptation of MMORPG that focuses on an assassin named Alka searching for a woman called Jin Varrel to exact revenge for her slain master.
BlazBlue Alter Memory – Animated adaptation of the fighting game series by Arc System Works.

C
Chronicles of the Going Home Club – A girls’ club show about a literal ‘Going Home Club’.
Coppelion – Twenty years after a nuclear meltdown contaminates Tokyo, three girls who are immune to radiation travel there to seek survivors.

E
Encouragement of Climb – A group of girls climb mountains together.

F
Fantasista Doll – Fantasista Dolls are artificially intelligent female warriors, called forth with special cards. Uzume ends up battling other doll users.
Fate/kaleid liner PRISMA ILLYA – Illyasviel von Einzbern becomes a magical girl.
Fate/kaleid liner PRISMA ILLYA 2wei! – Second season of Illyasviel von Einzbern being a magical girl.
Fate/kaleid liner PRISMA ILLYA 2wei Herz! – Direct continuation of Fate/kaleid liner Prisma☆Illya 2wei!.
Fate/kaleid liner PRISMA ILLYA 3rei!! – Illya and allies travel to another world to save the kidnapped Miyu.
FLIP FLAPPERS – Two girls, Cocona and Papika, venture into the parallel worlds of Pure Illusion to find fragments said to be able to grant any wish.
Flying Witch – Daily life of a witch in training.
Frame Arms Girl – Schoolgirl Ao Gennai receives a Gourai Frame Arms Girl and has to help her collect data.

G
Gabriel DropOut – A comedy focusing on a ‘faillen angel’, as well as other angels and demons, living in the human world.
Galilei Donna – Three sisters who are descended from Galileo Galilei are accused of terrorism. Following clues from their ancestor, they seek to clear their names.
Gatchaman Crowds – A superhero series focusing on a group called Gatchaman, and in particular new recruit Hajime.
Gatchaman Crowds insight – Second season of the superhero series, in which a new enemy rears its head.
Girls und Panzer – School girls driving tanks.
Go! Princess PreCure – 12th instalment of the PreCure magical girl franchise, with a strong focus on princesses.
Gourmet Girl Graffiti – School girls cooking meals.
GRANBLUE FANTASY: The Animation – A boy named Gran sets on a quest to find the legendary Island of the Astrals.

H
Hackadoll the Animation – 3 Hacka Dolls try to improve people’s lives.
Hanayamata – A girl is introduced to the world of yosakoi dancing.
Hello!! Kiniro Mosaic – Second season of Kiniro Mosaic, focusing on English girl Alice living in Japan.
High School Fleet – Schoolgirls on ships
Himouto! Umaru-chan – A girl who is seemingly perfect at school indulges in an otaku lifestyle at home.
Hina Logic – from Luck & Logic – Princess Liones Yelistratova joins a school that trains Logicalists. Cute girls doing cute things ensues.
Hinako Note – A girl named Hinako Sakuragi joins a theatre troupe to overcome her shyness.
Hyperdimension Neptunia: The Animation – Animated adaptation of the video game series featuring character based on real-world video games consoles.

I
Idol Incidents – An anime which features idols as politicians.
il sole penetra le illusioni ~ Day Break Illusion – Magical girl series about girls wielding the power of the Elemental Tarot to defeat creatures called Daemonia.
Is the Order a Rabbit? – Slice of life series set in a café.
Is the Order a Rabbit?? – Second season of café slice-of-life – identified by the two question marks.
Izetta: The Last Witch – An alpine country enlists the help of a witch to fight the threat of Germanian invasion.

J
JK-MESHI! – School girls cooking cheap meals.
JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Stardust Crusaders – Third part of the adaptation of Hirohiko Araki’s manga, focusing on Jotaro Kujo and his journey to Egypt to confront Dio. Also where Stands are introduced.

K
Kantai Collection – Adaptation of the browser game that features battleships as girls.
Keijo!!!!!!!! – In the women-only sport of keijo, matches are held atop floating platforms called a Land. The players have to incapacitate or push their opponents into the water, using only their breasts and buttocks.
Kemono Friends – A girl wakes up in Japari Park with no memories of who she is or how she got there. She goes on an adventure with a Serval Friend to find out what kind of animal she is.
Kill la Kill – A girl named Ryuko Matoi searches for her father’s killer.
Kiniro Mosaic – Slice-of-life series about an English girl living in Japan.
Kumamiko -Girl Meets Bear – A slice-of-life comedy about a miko and her guardian, who is a talking bear.

L
Locodol – Two girls become local idols for their hometown.
Log Horizon – Players get trapped in a MMORPG and have to adjust to their new lives.
Log Horizon Season Two – Players continue to be trapped in a MMORPG.
Love Live! Sunshine!! – A school idol group called Aquors form, and follow in the footsteps of µ’s.

M
Magical Girl Raising Project – Sixteen magical girls are forced into a fight for survival.
Maho Girls PreCure! – Thirteenth instalment of the Pretty Cure franchise, in which magic plays a major role.
Mahou Shoujo Nante Mouiidesukara – A girl who doesn’t want to become a magical girl becomes a magical girl.
Mahou Shoujo Nante Mouiidesukara Second Season – Reluctant magical girl continues to be a magical girl.
Matoi the Sacred Slayer – Matoi Sumeragi wants to be an ordinary girl. Naturally, she gains extraordinary powers, which she uses to fight enemies known as Nights.
Mikagura School Suite – Adaptation of a light novel series about school where there are only cultural clubs which have to battle each other.
Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid – An office lady takes in a dragon girl. The dragon becomes the office lady’s personal maid.
Miss Monochrome: The Animation – An android aspires to become an idol.
Momo Kyun Sword – Adaptation of a light novel series based on Japanese folklore hero Momotaro.

N
Netsuzou Trap -NTR- – Two schoolgirls engage in passionate trysts despite having boyfriends.
NEW GAME! – High school graduate Aoba Suzukaze joins gaming company Eagle Jump as a Character Designer.
NEW GAME!! – Second season of Aoba working at Eagle Jump as a Character Designer.
Non Non Biyori – Slice-of-life series set in the countryside.
Non Non Biyori Repeat – Second season of countryside slice-of-life series.
Nurse Witch KOMUGI R – Combination of magical girl and idol series about a girl named Komugi who becomes the Nurse Witch to collect Fan-C Cards.
Nyanko Days – Cute cat girls doing cute things.

O
One Punch Man – A man can defeat any foe in one punch, but this has left him unsatisfied with his lot in life.
Outbreak Company – An otaku is sent into a fantasy land to spread otaku culture.

P
Pan de Peace!– Bread themed slice of life series.
Pandora in the Crimson Shell: Ghost Urn – A story of cyborg girl meets girl.
Please tell me! Galko-chan – A gyaru, an otaku and a rich girl are friends in this slice-of-life series.
Pokémon Origins – A faithful four episode adaptation of the first generation of Pokémon games.

R
Re-Kan! – A girl with a sixth sense and her friends get involved in some occult situations.
Riddle Story of Devil – An assassin develops feelings for her target, and decides to protect her from the others.
Robot Girls Z – A series with girls based on various giant robots.
The Rolling Girls – A coming-of-age story.

S
Sabagebu! – A series about the members of a Survival Game Club.
Saki – The game of mahjong becomes serious business.
Saki Achiga-hen episode of Side-A – Mahjong continues to be serious business in this spin-off.
Sakura Quest – Yoshino Koharu becomes the ‘Queen’ of Manoyama and has to increase tourism for the village.
Sakura Trick – Two girls kiss and their bond only grows from there onwards.
SCHOOL-LIVE! – A perfectly innocent slice-of-life series, I swear.
Schoolgirl Strikers – Schoolgirls fight O’bli – apparitions that appear from rifts in time-space.
Scorching Ping Pong Girls – Transfer student Koyori Tsumijikaze joins her new school’s table tennis club in order to have heart-pounding matches.
selector infected WIXOSS – Angsty card games.
selector spread WIXOSS – More angsty card games.
Seven Mortal Sins – Fallen angel Lucifer challenges the Seven Mortal Sins to claim her place as a Demon Lord.
Shirobako – An anime about making anime.
Show By Rock!! – A girl is pulled into the world of a music game and has to defeat evil using the power of rock.
Show By Rock!!# – Cyan returns to Midi City in order to use the power of music to prevent the Queen of Darkness achieving her goals.
Soul Eater Not! – A slice-of-life series set before the events of Soul Eater.
Stella Women’s Academy, High School Division Class C3 – A slice-of-life focusing on airsoft.
Super Sonico the Animation – Slice of life series about Nitroplus character Super Sonico.
Symphogear G – Magical girls fight with the power of rock (and other genres).
Symphogear GX – More musical magical girl goodness.
Symphogear AXZ – Musical magical girls take on the Bavarian Illuminati in the fourth season of Symphogear.

T
Three Leaves, Three Colors – Daily lives of a former rich girl, a walking black hole and black-hearted class representative.
Twin Angels BREAK – Meguru Amatsuki and Sumire Kisaragi become the next generation of Twin Angel.

V
Valkyrie Drive: Mermaid – Think Soul Eater‘s weapon and meister pairings, but make all the characters female and have them kiss to trigger the transformation.
ViVid Strike! – A delinquent takes up martial arts in an attempt to become stronger than her estranged childhood friend. Set one year after Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha ViVid.

W
Wake Up, Girls! – An idol series.
Wanna be the Strongest in the World! – An idol joins the world of professional wrestling.
Wish Upon the Pleiades – A magical girl series in which the characters are searching for pieces of a spaceship.
Wizard Barristers – Magical courtroom drama.
World Conquest Zvezda Plot – An organisation called Zvezda seeks world conquest. They are led by a young girl called Kate Hoshimiya.

Y
Yuna Yuki is a Hero – Magical girl series about members of a ‘Hero Club’, who end up fighting monsters called Vertex.
Yuri Kuma Arashi – A story involving lesbians, bears and social commentary on Japan.

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