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: 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: 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: Princess Tutu

[Synopsis]: Princess Tutu tells the story of Ahiru (Katou Nanae), a simple duck who is one day transformed into a human girl by a mysterious man named Drosselmeyer (Noboru Mitani). Gifted an egg-shaped pendent that allows her to transform into the graceful Princess Tutu, a narrative begins to form around her as she endeavors to return the…

Review: Yozakura Quartet Series (Hana no Uta)

[Synopsis]: Surrounding the town of Sakurashin are The Seven Pillars which exist simultaneously in both the human world and the world of the youkai. Due to this connection, youkai have come to live in the town and coexist alongside its human residents. The Hiizumi Life Counseling Office exists in order to uphold the pleasant atmosphere of the town. Headed…

Review: Mob Psycho 100

[Synopsis]: Were it not for his powerful psychic abilities, Kageyama Shigeo (Itou Setsuo), also known as Mob, would be a completely average, middle school student. While he may be incredibly gifted with supernatural powers, he isn’t able to become friends with the girl he likes or be cool like other students. Under the tutelage and guidance…

Recommendations: Comedy (10)

[Description]:  A genre that needs no explanation, comedies are all about making people laugh. Full of ridiculous scenarios, absurd characters, and outlandish premises, comedy shows typically try to evoke humor and hilarity and not much else. Because they are often situationally dependent, many comedies are episodic and lack an overarching plot. Links to spoiler-free reviews of all…