Anime Archive

New Game!! Anime Review Episode Five: Character Design and Development

Around Akiba proudly presents our weekly New Game!! anime review  Game Development, Character Development The last few episodes of New Game!! have had a strong focus on character progression. The fifth episode is no exception and allows the …

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Dive!! Anime Review Episode 4 & 5: (Kind of Gay) Tensions Building

Around Akiba proudly presents our weekly Dive!! anime review  Episode 4: “The Strong Men” This week on Dive!!, an epic rivalry is rekindled… except, well, it’s not so much epic as one-sided and pathetic. (And kind of gay.) …

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Welcome to the Ballroom Episode 4 & 5: Where did Hyōdō Go?

Welcome to the Ballroom remains watchable Last week’s cliffhanger not only presented the first real tension between Tatara and Hyōdō but also promised a role for the show’s most mysterious redhead. After Tatara had taken the injured Hyōdō’s …

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New Game!! Anime Review Episode 4: This Summer’s Must Watch Anime?

New Game!! is quickly turning into a must-watch show There are few shows that accurately capture the nature of an office more than New Game!!. However, if a series shows the good times, it should also show the …

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New Game!! Episode 3: Fails to Keep Momentum

 More filler than plot New Game!! episode three fails to keep the momentum built up last week. That said, the theme of inadequacy is once again explored, albeit in a different way. Unfortunately, it has more filler than the …

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