Anime Review #14: Lu Over the Wall (Spoiler-Free)

Anime Title: Lu Over the Wall 夜明け告げるルーのうた “Yoake Tsugeru Lu no Uta” Production Studio: Science SARU Director: Masaaki Yuasa Composer: Takatsugu Muramatsu Release Date: May 19, 2017 Running Time: 1 Hour 57 Minutes Genres: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Music “The society may have formed its codes through trial and errors, but that doesn’t guarantee its accuracy….

Anime Review #13: Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash (Spoiler-Free)

Anime Title: Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash 灰と幻想のグリムガル “Hai to Gensou no Grimgar” Production Studio: A-1 Pictures Director: Ryousuke Nakamura Composer: Ron Air Date: Winter 2016 Episode Count: 12 + English Dub Genres: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy Every team must work together with one another all while being able to play off of each others…

Anime Review #12: Osomatsu-san (Spoiler-Free)

Anime Title: Osomatsu-san おそ松さん + Special Episode (Episode 3.5) Production Studio: Studio Pierrot Director: Yoichi Fujita Composer: Yukari Hashimoto Air Date: Fall 2015 Episode Count: 25 Genres: Comedy, Parody An anime chocked full with comedy moments to the extreme that the studio in charge of the project got sued over the fact of it parodying…

Anime Review #11: KonoSuba (Spoiler-Free)

Anime Title: Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo! この素晴らしい世界に祝福を! Production Studio: Studio Deen Director: Takaomi Kanasaki Composer: Masato Kouda Air Date: Winter 2016 Episode Count: 10 Genres:  Adventure, Comedy, Ecchi, Fantasy, Supernatural Every anime season there always tends to be at least one show that comes out in which you never thought about watching because…

Anime Review #10: Anthem of the Heart (Spoiler-Free)

Anime Title: Anthem of the Heart 心が叫びたがってるんだ。“Kokoro ga Sakebitagatterunda” Production Studio: A-1 Pictures Director: Tatsuyuki Nagai Composer: Masaru Yokoyama Release Date: Sep 19, 2015 Running Time: 1 Hour 59 Minutes Genres: Drama, Fantasy, Music The show must go on! This famous phrase in show business in which it talks about no matter what happen will…

Anime Review #9: Bartender (Spoiler-Free)

Anime Title: Bartender バーテンダー Production Studio: Palm Studio Director: Masaki Watanabe Composer: Kaoruko Ootake Air Date: Fall 2006 Episode Length: 11 Genres: Slice of Life, Drama, Seinen Have you ever stumbled upon an anime that is so under appreciated, so underrated, and so forgotten? Forgotten to the point where you don’t know a single one…

Anime Review #8: FLCL (Spoiler-Free)

Anime Title: FLCL フリクリ “Fooly Cooly” Production Studio: Studio Gainax, Production I.G Director: Kazuya Tsurumaki, Shouji Saeki Composer: The Pillows Release Date: April 2000 Episode Count: 6 + English Dub Genres: Action, Comedy, Dementia, Mecha, Parody, Sci-Fi Have you ever seen a show in which it is so off the walls crazy that you have…

Anime Review #7: Princess Mononoke (Spoiler-Free)

Anime Title: Princess Mononoke もののけ姫 “Mononoke Hime” Production Studio: Studio Ghibli Director: Hayao Miyazaki Composer: Joe Hisaishi Release Date: July 12, 1997 Running Time: 2 Hours 14 Minutes + English Dub Genres: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Drama “Life is suffering. It is hard. The world is cursed. But still, you find reasons to keep living” Osa….

Anime Review #6: Wolf Children (Spoiler-Free)

Anime Title: Wolf Children おおかみこどもの雨と雪 “Ookami Kodomo no Ame to Yuki” Production Studio: Madhouse Studios, Studio Chizu Director: Mamoru Hosoda Composer: Takagi Masakatsu Release Date: July 21, 2012 Running Time: 1 Hour 57 Minutes + English Dub Genres: Fantasy, Drama, Slice of Life If you had the choice between being a wild animal, able to…

Anime Review #5: Terror in Resonance (Spoiler-Free)

Anime Title: Terror in Resonance 残響のテロル “Zankyou no Terror” Production Studio: Studio MAPPA Director: Shinichiro Watanabe Composer: Yoko Kanno Air Date: Summer 2014 Episode Count: 11 + English Dub Genres: Drama, Psychological, Thriller Hope is the one thing that can be a motivating factor for any character or story; the story of ZnT is no…

Anime Review #4: Usagi Drop (Spoiler-Free)

Anime Title: Usagi Drop うさぎドロップ “Bunny Drop” Production Studio: Production IG Director: Kanta Kamei Composer: Suguru Matsutani Air Date: Summer 2011 Episode Count: 11 Genres: Slice of Life, Josei Family is the key to happiness. And the anime Usagi Drop is the very definition of this phrase. And if you the reader one day dreams…

Anime Review #3: Tokyo Magnitude 8.0 (Spoiler-Free)

Anime Title: Tokyo Magnitude 8.0 東京マグニチュード8.0 Production Studio: Studio Bones Director: Masaki Tachibana Composer: Kow Otani Air Date: Summer 2009 Episode Count: 11 Genres: Drama This series is what my username is based off of and is also where my profile picture is from. This show is one of the few that has dragged me in from…