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The 6 Short-Form Fall 2017 Anime You Should Try Out

Short-format anime are fun little segments that are shorter than 20 minutes but still pack in plenty of fun. Usually, they are comedy or...

‘Anime-Gataris’ Is All About the Different Types of Anime Fans

Anime-Gataris is a charming little series about watching anime. It fits right in with other anime about niche topics, like Gamers! and Amanchu!, but with less obnoxious characters. The...

‘Ancient Magus’ Bride’ is Like a Grim ‘Beauty and the Beast’

The Ancient Magus' Bride (Mahoutsukai no Yome) was one of the more hyped up anime on social media heading into the Fall 2017 season. Despite a few...

‘King’s Game’ Might be Fall’s So-Bad-It’s-Good Series

King's Game (Ousama Game) has a high chance of being this season's Mayoiga, which can be good or bad depending on the type of viewer you...

‘Recovery of an MMO Junkie’ Shows Adult Romance Can be Cute

Recovery of an MMO Junkie (Net-juu no Susume) proves that you don't have to reinvent a genre to be a standout show. Recovery of an MMO...

‘Juni Taisen’ is a Bloody Zodiac-Inspired ‘Fate/Zero’

Juni Taisen: Zodiac War is the latest entry into the Highlander-styled battle royale trend currently sweeping anime. The series gathers twelve Chinese Zodiac inspired warriors and throws...

Calming ‘Kino’s Journey’ Will Make You Examine Your Core Beliefs

Kino's Journey premiere episode is the perfect introduction for newcomers. While fans of the older anime and light novels praise the series for its...

Gamers! Blends Rom-Com with Reality of Fandom Clash

Want to know a dirty secret? Hobbies play a strong role in shaping your personality. It's not the hobby alone, but your relationship with...

“Love and Lies” is for Romance Fans Who Love Suffering

Love and Lies (Koi to Uso) is full of twists and suffering, starting with the premise. The core concept is the government has to assign...

‘A Centaur’s Life’ Blends Moe With Social Commentary

A Centaur's Life (Centaur no Nayami) is going to be an uneven ride. The series begins with two girls kissing:   And shifts half-way through with a government approved...

Princess Principal is a Grimy Spy Thriller With Cute Girls

Princess Principal is an oddball. The series takes place in Albion, which is an archaic name for Great Britain. All the political turmoil and distrust...

‘Made in Abyss’ Has the Look of a Deadly Studio Ghibli...

Made in Abyss arguably has the best opening episode this season. The episode does a perfect job of instilling wonder, world building, and cast introduction without...

‘Welcome to the Ballroom’ Brings Style to the Sports Genre

Welcome to the Ballroom (Ballroom e Youkoso) was among this season's most hotly anticipated anime. Based on a hit manga, the series takes anime fans...

Netsuzou TRap is a Trashy Yuri with a Troubled Start

Netsuzou TRap -NTR- is going to be this season's hotly contested anime. Hell, people were arguing about it before the first episode. The anime centers around...

‘Aho Girl’ is a Crazy Comedy About a Banana Addicted Girl

To be honest, I didn't know what to expect when walking into Aho Girl. All I knew was that it's based on a 4-koma manga about...

Sakura Quest is a Real and Funny Look at Global Issues

Sakura Quest is the latest entry in P.A. Work's thematic "Working Girls" series, which consists of Hanasaku Iroha and Shirobako. If you haven't watched those shows, the theme...

Renai Boukun’s Premiere is a Fun Rom-Com Parody

You are going to find a hard time finding a series as dumb as Renai Boukun. The crazy premise revolves around a terrible a cupid,...

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Man Fights Off Subway Attacker Using a ‘Naruto’ Headband

21-year-old Anthony Durden was exhausted after spending a day at New York Comic Con. However, his quiet subway ride was interrupted after a stranger...