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: 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: 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: 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…

Review: Mahou Shoujo Ikusei Keikaku

[Synopsis]: A popular mobile game called ‘The Magical Girl Raising Project’ is rumored to have the ability to transform a select few of its players into real magical girls. These rumors turn out to be true as 16 girls are chosen and granted the ability to change into the likeness of their avatar and gain fantastic abilities.…

Review: Yuri!!! on Ice

[Synopsis]: After a crushing defeat during the Grand Prix Figure Skating Final in Sochi, Russia, a crestfallen Katsuki Yuuri (Toyonaga Toshiyuki) returns to his hometown in Japan. Unsure of himself and whether or not to proceed with his career, Yuuri’s life takes an unexpected turn when a recording of him performing the routine of his idol and world champion…

Review: Shuumatsu no Izetta

[Synopsis]: In 1940, the world is racked by its Second World War as the powerful military nation of Germania turns its attention towards the small country of Eylstadt. The crown Princess of Eylstadt, Ortfiné Fredericka von Eylstadt (Hayami Saori), does what she can to defend her meager country but in doing so falls into the hands into…