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: Mousou Dairinin (Paranoia Agent)

[Synopsis]: After achieving commercial success with her latest character design Maromi, Tsukiko Sagi (Noto Mamiko), an introverted artist, becomes pressured to repeat her accomplishment. On the way home one night, she is attacked by a young boy wearing golden, inline skates and wielding a bent baseball bat. The detectives that sign on to her case initially…

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: Supernatural/Fantasy (9)

[Description]:  Generally speaking, the fantasy genre is about strange and imaginative settings full of magic and otherworldly beings. This can range from high to low fantasy – some shows featuring entire worlds that have their own set of rules and histories while others merely augment our own reality with the strange and the supernatural. These kinds of shows…

Review: One Punch Man

[Synopsis]: Saitama (Furukawa, Makoto), though bald and unassuming, is an immensely powerful Superhero capable of dispatching any foe he encounters in a single punch, however this dilemma makes him wonder if being a hero is all the fun he once imagined it would be. Along with Genos (Ishikawa, Kaito), a cyborg on a quest for revenge and…

Review: Shiki

[Synopsis]: In the quiet village of Sotoba, what began as a handful of unusual deaths grows into a what appears to be a full on epidemic as the villagers grow sick and die shortly after. Ozaki Toshio (Ookawa, Tooru), the head of the hospital in Sotoba, attempts to save the villagers case-by-case but can’t seem to match…