For the Love of Bananas: An Aho Girl Anime Review

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With great power… comes great stupidity?! To earn the title of Aho Girl, one must commit ludicrous feats of idiocy! With great pride in her foolishness, Hanabatake Yoshiko certainly fits this title. ⌈ General Information ⌋ Written and illustrated by Hiroyuki, Aho Girl is initially a slice-of-life comedy Shounen manga. On November 2012, the manga became a feature in the Weekly Shonen Magazine. The series moved to Bessatsu Shonen Magazine between July 2015 and December 2017. Adapted into a tv series by Diomedéa, the show aired between July and September 2017. ⌈ Synopsis ⌋ Hanabatake Yoshiko is a girl who defies all intelligence. With consistent zero scores in exams, this banana-obsessed dimwit caused even her mother to lose hope. Consequently, there is one person who can keep her sanity in check: her childhood friend Akuru Akutsu. A-kun is always ready to beat down Yoshiko’s idiotic […]

Koe no Katachi: A Glimpse Of The Life Of Shoya And Shoko

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Makoto Shinkai, Your Name’s director, has described Koe no Katachi (The Shape Of Voice) as “too cool”. Can this tale of disabilities, school bullying, friendships and growing live up to such a high praise? Opening the film a song from The Who, My Generation, is either an act of supreme confidence or extreme folly. Fortunately, Naoka Yamada’s Koe no Katachi more than manages to live up to the promise set in those opening minutes (add in Shinkai’s praise). Koe no Katachi: Kids Can Be Quite Cruel To One Another Shoya Ishida’s less complicated life becomes a lot more confusing when a deaf girl, Shoko Nishimiya, joins them in his elementary school class. It’s not long before his curiosity, and that of his classmates, turns into something nasty. When Nishimiya eventually transferred to another school, the blame for bullying her falls squarely on Ishida’s shoulders. It may […]

Ookami Shoujo to Kuro Ouji: An Anime Review

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Oftentimes, people tell lies to gain the respect or admiration of others. We usually ignore small lies like these in the long run. Unfortunately for Shinohara Erika, things got out of hand. Fate certainly wasn’t in the Wolf Girl’s favor… or was it? “You don’t get to choose who you fall for. The heart doesn’t always work the way you want it to. You should just follow your feelings honestly. You’ll be happier that way.” – Ayumi Sanda ⌈ General Information ⌋ Ookami Shoujo to Kuro Ouji is originally a Shoujo manga by Ayuko Hatta. Also known as Wolf Girl and Black Prince, the series acquired a drama CD adaptation in 2013. In 2014, Shueisha’s Bessatsu Margaret magazine announced an anime adaptation for the series. Lasting 12 episodes, the anime ran from October to December 2014. ⌈ Synopsis ⌋ On the first day of school, […]

Shokugeki no Soma

Shokugeki no Soma – A Review On Food Wars

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Shokugeki no Soma (Food Wars) is an anime about cooking battles as the title suggests. The series gained fame after a few months it’s been airing. Anime lovers welcomed it with open arms. Before we dwell deeper into the subject, let’s get to know the anime better first. Shokugeki no Soma: Overview Yuto Tsukuda is the creative writer behind Shokugeki no Soma. Shun Saeki is the one responsible for the illustration of its manga. Meanwhile, Yuki Morisaki also works as a collaborator providing the recipes used in the series. On November 26, 2012, solo chapters of the manga was in Weekly Shonen Jump. Furthermore, Shueisha released the tankobon volumes of its manga. On September 2017, about 26 volumes of the series are in circulation. Viz Media licensed the entire series and became responsible for releasing digital volumes of Shokugeki no Soma since Marck 18, 2015. Viz […]

Just Because

Just Because: Remembering Your High School Days

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Just Because, an original animated series by PINE JAM will surely take you back to your days in high school. Hajime Kamoshida, the author of The Pet Girl of Sakurasou light novel series, is the creative mastermind behind the series. Kiseki Himuro, the author of Sword Art Online Progressive, is the person behind the original character designs. Furthermore, Hiroyuki Yoshii, author of Getsuyoubi no Tawawa, is the one responsible for the anime character designs. When you look at it, that’s a pretty nifty line-up there for an anime series. In North America, Sentai Filmworks has licensed the series and they stream it in Amazon’s Anime Strike service. Just Because: The Story In A Nutshell Eita Izumi has finds himself in the most peculiar place for a high school student. After moving away four years ago, he ended up transferring back for the last semester. Do note that […]

Assasination Classroom – Mia’s anime review

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General Information Assasination classroom, also known as Ansatsu Kyoushitsu, is a manga series written and illustrated by Yusei Matsui. This series attracts attention from manga lover all over the world; Unsurprisingly, Viz media licensed its English manga version. Assasination classroom was also serialized on Shueisha‘s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine from 2012 to 2016 and it went crazily popular. This twenty-one tankobon volume manga has been sold as many as 20 million copies.  Later, in 2015, the series was adapted to an anime aired on Fuji TV. In the same year, a live action adaptation was released. Its live action starred Ryosuke Yamada, Masaki Suda, Maika Yamamoto and many top-notch Japanese actors and actresses. Synopsis Its story revolves about the daily lives of an powerful octopus-like teacher and his students given a task to assassinate their teacher to prevent  Earth being destroyed by it. As an opening, […]

Princes of Song: A Review on Uta no Prince-sama Maji Love 1000%

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 Sing along to a series filled with lovely music and romance. Join Nanami as she enters the competitive world of music! Pick your Prince of Song and listen to your heart’s desire. “Maybe everything you wish for won’t become stars. But if you have a dream to believe in, they’ll be thousands of the most glittering jewels in the night sky.” – Ichinose Hayato ⌈ General Information ⌋ Originally a visual novel series, Uta no Prince-sama is a popular game franchise published by Brocolli. The series fully targets the female audience with its themes of light-hearted music and romance. Sentai Filmworks licensed Uta no Prince-sama Maji Love 1000% as the first season in the anime series. Also known as UtaPri, the series aired in 2014 with a DVD and Blu-Ray edition. ⌈ Synopsis ⌋ Haruka Nanami dreams of becoming a composer and writing a song for her favorite idol. With this in mind, […]