Since he was a child, Ryuuichi Naruhodou’s dream was to become a defense attorney, protecting the innocent when no one else would. However, when the rookie lawyer finally takes on his first case under the guidance of his mentor Chihiro Ayasato, he realizes that the courtroom is a battlefield. In these fast paced trials, Ryuuichi […] Read More »
The spring season has arrived, and with it a full arsenal of new anime series in tow. I’ve taken it upon myself to dip into most of the new anime series, and I’ll be discussing what my initial thoughts were for each one.
From the creator of Clannad and Angel Beats, Jun Maeda brings us Charlotte, an original anime that aired in the summer season of 2015. The story follows Yuu Otosaka, a high school boy with the uncanny ability to swap bodies with people he sees…at the cost of his body going unconscious for 5 seconds. He […] Read More »
At the age of 42, Japanese rock singer Wada Kouji passed away on Sunday, April 3 2016, due to cancer of the upper pharynx. Discovered back in 2003, a malignant tumor on Wada’s upper pharynx was treated with chemotherapy and surgery, with the assumption that the operations had left him cancer free. The cancer had recurred in 2011, […] Read More »
A shady bus tour of young men and women are headed to an elusive village called Nanakimura. A destination where people can partake in a utopian existence, free of the world’s obstacles… or so goes the rumor. Heading deep into the mountains, the bus is carrying 30 different individuals, each harboring their own expectations and […] Read More »
The long running series Detective Conan (Case Closed in the west) first began serialization in 1994, while the anime first aired in 1996. Unlike other Shonen Series such as One Piece or Fairy Tail, it is much more difficult to pin down seasons as the series is pretty episodic with an overarching plot that has […] Read More »
Following are embedded videos for five of my favorite lyrical picks for the Winter 2016 Anime Season. They aren’t in any particular order because I enjoy each of them for different reasons, and so it wouldn’t be fair to base rankings on credentials that favor certain ones. Enjoy some アニソン after the jump!
With the winter wave of anime arriving at shore, I feel it’s appropriate to reflect on the impact it had. I’ll be making discussion and an in depth analysis about it all here! Warning: contains spoilers.
BroTyphoon here and I’m back with more One Piece! Now many of you may not know, but One Piece is 17 seasons long and still going strong. These seasons can also be split by using the different story arcs to determine where to end a season and where to start a new one. This review will […] Read More »
To get the hype train rolling for the April 1st debut of Terra Formars Revenge, Warner Bros. Japan has posted the upcoming sci-fi action anime’s intro sequence online until April 7th. The Terra Formars Revenge opening is set to OP theme song “Kouryoutaru Shinsekai” (The Desolate New World) performed by the heavy metal band Seikima II. It’s a pretty […] Read More »
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Known for his works with the animation studio Shaft, Inc, Shinbou Akiyuki (新房 昭之) is a freelance Japanese animation director. Well regarded for his use of light-handed references, avant garde cinematography, and minimalist style. In the past decade, his directed works have surged into popularity. With “Bakemonogatari (化物語)” leading post-2000’s sales figures, and “Mahou Shoujo Madoka […] Read More »