Review: ACCA: 13-ku Kansatsu-ka

The kingdom of Dowa is comprised of 13 autonomous states, each with their own distinct cultures and identities. In order to monitor each of these states and keep the peace between them, the organization known as ACCA was created. Jean Otus, the second-in-command of ACCA’s inspection agency, is tasked with touring each of the districts…

Review: Youjo Senki

At the moment of his untimely death, a heartless and pragmatic Japanese salaryman is confronted by a mysterious, godlike being he refers to as “Being X”. As an atheist, the salaryman rejects the notion of reincarnation and the power of the entity,  saying that faith is something adopted by the weak in dire situations. In order to…

Review: Demi-chan wa Kataritai

In recent years, demi-humans, also known as demis, have begun integrating into society. Takahashi Tetsuo, a school biology teacher who has always been fascinated with demis, finally gets his chance to encounter and interact with them upon learning that one of his fellow teachers is a succubus. Shortly afterwards, he discovers that he will be…

Review: 3-gatsu no Lion

3-gatsu no Lion revolves around Kiriyama Rei, a 17-year-old professional shogi player who lives alone in Tokyo. Rei’s introverted personality and troubled past cause him to lead a reclusive and unhealthy lifestyle however his encounters with his energetic shogi peers as well as the endearing Kawamoto sisters disrupt his bleak isolation. Through both shogi and his developing…

Review: Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo! 2

The second season of KonoSuba reunites us with the familiar yet woefully incompetent band of adventurers from the first season as they continue in their endeavors to obtain a life of luxury. Though they’ve been subject to their fair share of misfortune in the past, their luck isn’t about to change as their ineptitude and circumstances spur the party towards ever greater conflict…

Review: JoJo no Kimyou na Bouken: Stardust Crusaders (Both Seasons)

Taking place after the previous events of JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure, Stardust Crusaders jumps forward another 50 years to the year 1989. Centering around Jotaro Kujo (Ono Daisuke), the grandson of Joseph Joestar (Ishizuka Unshou), Stardust Crusaders begins its story in Japan after Jotaro awakens a supernatural ability known as a Stand – a powerful manifestation of psyche and life force.…

Review: JoJo no Kimyou na Bouken (TV)

JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure chronicles the extraordinary tale of the Joestar family and its decedents throughout the years. The story begins in the late 1800’s in Great Britain when an adolescent Jonathan Joestar (Okitsu Kazuyuki) first encounters his rival Dio Brando (Koyasu Takehito), after his adoption into the family. Dio endeavors to maliciously ruin Jonathan’s life and supplant him…

Review: Keijo!!!!!!!!

[Synopsis]: In the sport of Keijo, women compete against each other in water-filled stadiums atop floating platforms called ‘Lands’. Each girl’s objective is to knock the others off into the water or incapacitate them using only their butts and breasts. Kaminashi Nozomi (Lynn), a skilled gymnast, seeks to join the competitive world of Keijo in order to…

Review: Fune wo Amu

[Synopsis]: On the cusp of beginning the creation of a new dictionary titled ‘The Great Passage’, a veteran of Genbu Shobo’s dictionary editorial department, Araki Kouhei (Kaneo Tetsuo), announces that he will soon be retiring. In pursuit of finding an equally fitting successor and with the help of his fellow employee Nishioka Misashi (Kamiya Hiroshi), Araki encounters Majime…