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Tomo-chan is a Girl Review: The Most Frustrating Anime This Season

Directed by Hitoshi Nanba Produced by Lay-Duce Streaming on Crunchyroll It is surprisingly difficult to find anime to review this season. Of the top ten anime airing this winter, seven are sequels: even considering the sequel-reliant nature of the anime industry in 2023, that’s a staggering number. Difficult to find new anime, yes, but not…

NieR:Automata Ver1.1a: Anime of the YoRHa Material

Directed by Ryouji Masuyama Produced by A1 Pictures Streaming on Crunchyroll Anime adaptations of video games have not gotten nearly as bad a rep as their live action film and television counterparts, and that’s for good reason. While it took us until Detective Pikachu and Sonic the Hedgehog to get satisfactory silver screen portrayals of…

Sound! Euphonium is GARBAGE

I’ve said it before, I’ll say it again; the word overrated is lazy. It is indicative of a person who is unwilling to analyze a story critically, but still wants to take a cheap potshot at it. Demon Slayer is beautifully animated but the story is derivative, so it’s overrated. Attack on Titan’s ending didn’t…