Category: Summer 2017

Can We Stop Overusing The Word “Dark” to Describe Anime Series?

The anime blogger and critic community have always had a soft spot for buzzwords. However, this post will be focusing on a very specific word that I consider to be overused to the point of basically being meaningless. I’m talking about the word, “dark.” Advertisements

Action Heroine Cheer Fruits – Anime Series Review

Episodes: 12 Genre(s): Drama, Comedy Aired: Jul 2017 – Sep 2017 Also known as: アクションヒロイン チアフルーツ Summary: The year is 20XX. Local heroines are now incredibly popular and can draw in entire crowds if they’re sufficiently skilled. In Hinano City, a high school girl named Shirogane Misaki forms a local heroine group in an attempt to keep the Hinano

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New Game!! – Anime Series Review

Episodes: 12 Genre(s): Comedy, Drama, Slice-of-Life Aired: July 2017 to Sept 2017 Also known as: NEW GAME!! Summary: Suzukaze Aoba has now been working at the Eagle Jump game company for a year. With Fairies Story 3 now complete, a company-wide contest is held to determine who will be the lead character designer for the

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Kakegurui – Anime Series Review

Episodes: 12 Genre(s): Psychological, Drama Aired: Jul 2017 – to Sept 2017 Also known as: Kakegurui: Compulsive Gambler, 賭ケグルイ Summary: A private academy, in which many children of the richest people in the world attend, becomes a gambling den after class. With the arrival of Jabami Yumeko, a transfer student who gambles for the sake of thrills instead of for

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Princess Principal – Anime Series Review

Episodes: 12 Genre(s): Sci-fi, Action, Drama Aired: Jul 2017 – to Sept 2017 Also known as: プリンセス・プリンシパル Summary: Taking place in 19th century London where a Wall has split the country into halves, the series follows the lives of five girls who work as spies. Expect sneaky infiltrations, murders, and unsettling twists as the team members come to terms with

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Netsuzou TRap – Anime Series Review

Episodes: 12 Genre(s): Romance, Drama Aired: Jul 2017 to Sep 2017 Also known as: Netsuzou Trap -NTR-, 捏造トラップ―NTR― Summary: Feeling nervous about her first boyfriend, Yuma turns to her childhood friend, Hotaru, for some advice. In response, Hotaru starts making sexual advances towards Yuma that go beyond mere “practice.” As these girls continue to have secret trysts behind their boyfriends’ backs,

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