Looking back on not just a year, but a whole decade of great shows.
As the anime world takes its end-of-year holiday, it’s time to look back on the best that 2015 brought us.
In this week’s viewing: Three terrific shows come to a close.
In this week’s viewing: Rokka sort of ends, and more!
In this week’s viewing: Hypotheses fall by the wayside as it’s time to stop hinting and start revealing.
In this week’s viewing: Writers are taking it easy, except for the ones at Gatchaman Crowds insight which have more things to say!
In this week’s viewing: Lots of important flashbacks– try not to get lost!
In this week’s viewing: How to develop characters by killing people off, and more!
In this week’s viewing: Charlotte has a major plot attack, and more!
In this week’s viewing: You wait and wait for a show that really makes you think, and then three show up all at once.
In this week’s viewing: Gatchaman Crowds is ready for an intellectual brawl, Rokka and Charlotte have their full teams assembled for some smackdown, and more!
In this week’s viewing: Six candidates for further viewing means a little pruning to set the lineup for the rest of the season.
In this week’s viewing: A varied buffet of premieres as summer season kicks off!
Step up and see what’s going to be invading a simulcast site near you starting in July!
What do you do when there’s nothing to watch? Make Hugo recommendations. And there are a couple more premieres to know about…
It’s time to wrap up the shows we’ve been following this past season and look at the first harbingers of the new one.
In this week’s viewing: The Eccentric Family does a clinic on setup and payoff, Day Break Illusion demonstrates how not to do it, and more!
In this week’s viewing: It’s that late-season moment when the plot cards are all on the table and fisticuffs break out in all directions!
In this week’s viewing: The Eccentric Family lays bare a dastardly plot, Gatchaman Crowds creeps out its local viewers, and more!
In this week’s viewing: Gatchaman Crowds continues to go to unexpected places, the Shimogamo family tree contains surprises, and more!
In this week’s viewing: Ginka Shirokane meets an evil mirror of herself, Jō Hibiki meets an evil mirror of himself, and one of the Shimogamo clan is his own worst enemy.
In this week’s viewing: Space Brothers gets drop-kicked, Day Break Illusion causes a lecture on honorifics, and more!
In this week’s viewing: Hunter x Hunter lays on the foreshadowing, Space Brothers, of all shows, does something mindbogglingly, cringingly offensive, and more!
Hunter x Hunter #90 – Nodding to old sf tropes once again, the new Chimera Ant king is after both braaaaaaaains and our women. And he demonstrates how mustache-twirlingly evil he is by killing two henchmen before he’s five minutes old, although Neferpitou did have a point about how the king and the guards don’t […]
Gatchaman Crowds #3 – This is the first sf work I know of to grapple full-on with the implications of widespread social networking. In any medium. You can point to any number of stories where blogging and online interaction are a standard part of the present and future, but it’s just there in the background. […]
Gatchaman Crowds #2 – Gatchaman Crowds has declared its thesis topic, which is the gamification of human interactions as mediated by the Internet. Gamification is, broadly, the application of game-like scoring systems to Internet sites which are not themselves games. You might get points for every post you make in a forum, or achievement badges […]
And now, the rest of your season premieres! For those who were eagerly awaiting Symphogear G or the new Milky Holmes, I regret to inform you that they haven’t been picked up for international streaming. Monogatari Second Season premiere – Tsubasa Hanekawa leaves her adopted family’s house for school one day, and a giant spectral […]
So, you heard about that Sailor Moon reboot everyone is all excited about? It’s been pushed back to 2014 at least. Instead, here are the more notable examples of what you’ll have to tide you over for the next three months. Once again, attempted translations are provided for shows which do not have official English […]