Anime Archive

Sangatsu no Lion Season 2 Anime Review Episode 1: Off to a Strong Start

Vast differences from the first season The second season of Sangatsu no Lion already shows some vast differences from the first season. Having dealt with some of his emotional issues in season one, Rei is an almost entirely different …

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There’s no reason to watch Ōkiku Furikabutte

As a sports anime, it falls on its face Ōkiku Furikabutte (Oofuri) follows the same pattern that many successful sports anime currently use: Step 1: Find a lighthearted approach to intense competition. Step 2: Form an emotional bond …

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Sangatsu no Lion Season One: An Introspection

Sangatsu no Lion isn’t really about shogi   When an anime’s plot centers heavily around a game, it’s only natural that the audience becomes familiar with some of the game’s subtler points. That said, in Sangatsu no Lion’s …

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Welcome to the Ballroom Anime Review Episode 15: Regression?

This week’s episode takes a big leap back We left off with Tatara and Chinatsu rising to D-class status after a second-place finish at an amateur competition in which Tatara secretly followed Chinatsu’s lead in the final heat. …

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Kino’s Journey Anime Review Episode 2: A Victim of Tight Pacing

“Colosseum”: A Blast from the Past? I’ve got to start this review by admitting something. Right now, I feel like the proverbial old man shaking his stick and yelling “get off my lawn” to the new kids. You see, “Colosseum,” …

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