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Hinamatsuri, an Anime Review

I rarely find a comedy anime that strikes me as funny. Most have amusing moments amid the tired, over-trod comedy tropes (nude jokes, breast jokes, and the like).…

Japan Powered

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HINAMATSURI – An Underrated Comedic Gem

This review might contain SLIGHT SPOILERS. What makes a great comedy anime ? In this review, I’m gonna talk about an anime which I believe is the most…

FreakSenpai

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Kobayashi-san Chi no Maid Dragon S - Episode 2 - 10 Second Anime

Kobayashi-san Chi no Maid Dragon S - Episode 2. Ilulu joins the Kobayashi household after trials, clashes, and misunderstandings.

Joeschmo's Gears and Grounds

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Animecast: Anime That Need More Attention

The hosts of the Otaku Spirit Animecast give a rundown of many titles that they believe didn’t get enough spotlight in the anime fandom. Listen in and prepare…

Otaku Spirit

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Top 10 Anime Rock Paper Scissor Battles

The game of Rock Paper Scissors is one that is as old as time itself. So when the idea came to my head I realized I had to…

SAE With a K

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Anime Series Like The Way of The Househusband

The Immortal Tatsu is an legendary yakuza name, but after taking down a rival gang single-handedly, he disappears. Now he has reappeared as an apron-wearing, laundry-doing, bento-lunch-making house…

Recommend Me Anime

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HINAMATSURI: Characters that Unexpectedly Boost your Mood

Genre: Slice of life, Comedy, Sci-fi, supernatural, SeinenLength: 12 episodesAdaptation of the Manga series Hinamatsuri written and illustrated by Masao Ōtake Sometimes I just pick random animes to…

Neeno Noodle Bowl

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The Kore Wa Watashi Blog Award! (1-31-21)

It’s Blog Award time! This time I’ve been nominated for The Kore Wa Watashi Blog Award! Thank you!

KiritoNarukami

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Top 17 Anime & Manga I Consumed 2020

This year has been pure insanity to put it lightly. Losing a sports hero and many others, being put in a whole new world with mask and isolation,…

SAE With a K

Secret Santa Review: Hinamatsuri

Welcome to Anime Secret Santa, a gift exchange — founded by our friends at Reverse Thieves and run this year by All Geeks Considered — where the gifts…

Ani-Gamers

50 Must-Watch Slice of Life Anime

After months of watching and re-watching dozens of slice of life anime, I can finally present my 'definitive' slice of life anime list!Support me on Patreon:...

Leepsilon

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Why I Blog About Anime, Japan, and Tokyo

Life takes funny turns.  Way back in 2003 I really wasn't terribly interested in Japan or anime or manga. This is even though I had grown up...

Tokyo Excess

What's ACTUALLY Wrong with the Dragon Maid Dub?

The English Dub for Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid has become infamous within the anime community for various rewritten lines. While we do think it’s unfair th...

The Cartoon Cipher

What Are Your Five Favorite Non-Shonen Anime? Here are Ours!

One of our Twitch streamers, negativeprimes, recently tagged a number of our staffers on a Twitter post that’s making the rounds asking users to name their five favorite…

Beneath the Tangles

Family By Choice – 15 Heart-Warming Anime Series About Found Family

Anime has a complicated relationship with families. Certainly you can presume that most characters have whole and happy families, but anytime someone needs even a minor tragic backstory…

Recommend Me Anime

Revisiting the Subject of Homelessness in Japan (with help from YouTube)

Welcome, all, again.  Things have been kind of grim lately, and the Coronavirus just keeps making inroads into our society.  Something that I’ve noticed as a police officer–particularly…

Another Anime Review

What is Matsuri anyways?– So glad you asked!

It’s me, Star, kicking off our very own HOTSUI MATSURI. With the most important question to answer. What is a Matsuri? Well, Matsuri quite literally means festival. They…

We be bloggin'

[Analysis] Anzu’s Journey from Rival to Street Rat to Best Girl

(Hinamatsuri just ended their manga run a while ago. Here’s a post of me talking about my favorite character, Anzu.) I’m sure all of you who follow me…

Lumi Reviews Things

Anime Series Like Kakushigoto

Kakushi Goto is relatively well known for the lewd manga that he creates. However, when his daughter Hime was born, he vowed to keep his profession a secret.…

Recommend Me Anime

Final Voting for the Anime Caitlin Glass Will Review for Us!

Last week, we asked you to help decide the anime finalists for a special project we’re doing with voice actress and ADR director, Caitlin Glass. Well, the votes…

Beneath the Tangles

Vote on an Anime for Caitlin Glass to Watch and Review!

Has there ever been a better time to look back at all the anime series you’ve missed over the years and catch up a little? Voice actress (Winry…

Beneath the Tangles

Anime to Watch During the Quarantine

At first, I thought such a topic was a ridiculous idea. How can there be anime that are specifically good for watching during the quarantine? I thought you…

A Certain Dazed Producer

S2E17 - I Hear the Sunspot, Hinamatsuri

In this episode of Screentone Club, Andy and Elliot entertain Yakuza, psychic jerks, over enthusiastic hungry boys and disabled love interests. All in a days work for a…

ScreenTone Club

So, I Watched Tokyo Godfathers with My Wife. . .

Welcome, all, again.  As mentioned in the above title, I invited my wife along to see Tokyo Godfathers last night–and she said, “Yes.”  Now, this is extremely unusual. …

Another Anime Review

I’ve Been Challenged to Give It A Light Novel Title!

We’re all aware of how incredulously long and ridiculously straightforward many Light Novel titles these days have been. In a bid to poke a little bit of fun…

TigerAnime

Give It a Light Novel Title Challenge (Tag Post)

Thanks to Scott for leaving the nominations open and Dewbond for starting this tag. The Rules For this Post Choose up to five anime, manga or visual novel…

The Animanga Spellbook

Day with The Cart Driver Podcast – Spring 2018 retrospective

It’s the recent Spring 2018 season so that means we talk about the 70s anime Ashita no Joe! It is relevant though because this is the season Megalo…

Day with the Cart Driver

Anime of the 2010’s I loved #58: Hinamatsuri

Bad plot description: A being of ungodly power terrorises a local crime lord by making him buy her fish eggs.

Day with the Cart Driver

S2E16 - Forbidden Scrollery, Kase-San and Morning Glories

In this episode of Screentone Club, Andy and Elliot are joined by an all-girl cast as they peruse the Suzunaan bookshop in Forbidden Scrollery before getting all embarrassed…

ScreenTone Club

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IRA 035 | Hinamatsuri

IRA 035 | Hinamatsuri Below, you’ll find links to all the anime we mentioned in the podcast. One Piece (879)Black Clover (77)The Rising of the Shield HeroYU-NO: A…

I'd Rather Anime

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My Anime Rankings for 2018

Finally a new rankings post after 2 years of silence! However, the list isn’t long. I could have added the shows from 2017 that I liked, but nah,…

Cute Proxy's Anime Rants

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Cute Proxy’s 2018 Favorites

Here we are with a very brief post on my favorite stuff from 2018 anime. Rankings will follow in another post.

Cute Proxy's Anime Rants

2018 Anime Year in Review

Overall this feels like one of the weaker years for anime in recent memory. Yes, I’m giving 3 “outstanding” ratings, but 2 of them are for series begun…

FunBlog

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12 Days of Anime: 2018 Food Edition – Day 2 – Ikura-don FOREVER

For the second day of the 12 Days of Anime, let’s talk ikura! Ikura is cured salmon roe that is often featured in sushi. These deliciously salty and…

Itadakimasu Anime!

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Back to the anime life, for now

Hello there! I’m back! …for a while at least. Unbelievable, it’s been 2 years since I posted anything! So what have I been up to? Mostly real life…

Cute Proxy's Anime Rants

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The best of anime: 2018

Best anime of 2018 [Winter 2017/18] A Place Further than the Universe[Fall 2018] Bunny Girl Senpai Honorable mentions: [Winter 2017/18] Yuru Camp[Spring 2018] Hisone & Masotan[Spring 2018]…

flomu

OtakuGeneration.net :: (Show #686) Hinamatsuri

Shownotes :: (show 686) :: (website) :: (podcast feed) :: (direct download) :: (direct iTunes link) With Hinamatsuri, recorded live July 29th, 2018. We started the new…

otakugeneration's Podcast

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Spring 2018 End of Season Overview

Whew. Sorry for the long break from blogging but we’re back to wrap up last season and then shortly to move on to Summer. So lets see how…

Flip Flapping!

Episode 562: The Legend of the Hinamatsuri Overlord

This week Anime Pulse is brought to you by, Joseph drinking Koshu Plum Wine. We begin by listening to Joseph go on about his success with being placed…

Anime Pulse

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Spring 2018 Mid-Season Review

Halfway or a little more through the season, and as the (American, at least) school year draws to a close, lets take a look at how all of…

Flip Flapping!

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Spring 2018 rankings: impressions

Wanted to just jot down my ranks for various anime this season, since I’m watching a ton of series. Not going to put much detail into any of…

flomu

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Spring 2018 Overview

Yet another anime seasons is upon us! Spring is traditionally one of the two busier seasons, so lets how things are going to stack up here on Flip…

Flip Flapping!

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Hinamatsuri

Transforming the “ヒナまつり” manga by Outake Masao into anime format, “Hinamatsuri” seems to be a hilarious show whose comedy focused on exaggerated or deadpan reactions from its characters…

Blue Blue Wave