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Taiso Samurai

Taiso Samurai is a sports anime about a gymnast in the twilight of his career who rekindles his love for the sport.

DoubleSama

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Rookie Veteran, Veteran Rookie: The Gymnastics Samurai

The anime The Gymnastics Samurai is set in the year 2003, and nothing makes me feel older than having a fictional story ask “Remember back in the day?”…

OGIUE MANIAX

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Battle of the Generations – Taiso Samurai

We are now into the second anime I managed to complete in Winter 2020. The subject of course, is my beloved sports anime but with a bit of…

Phoenix Talks Pop Culture Japan

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Taisou Zamurai Review

“overall, it builds a compelling story, even if it’s ultimately… not the one you’d expect going in”

SpaceWhales Anime Blog

Taiso Samurai – 11 (END)

「体操ザムライ」 (Taiso Zamurai) "Gymnastics Samurai" An unassuming series brimming with heart and soul, I can safely say thatTaiso Samurai is easily one of the most underappreciated shows from 2020, judging…

Random Curiosity

English Cast Announced for The Gymnastics Samurai Anime

The English cast has been announced for The Gymnastics Samurai anime: Christopher Wehkamp is Jotaro Aragaki Jill Harris is Rei Aragaki Brandon McInnis is Leonardo Austin Tindle is…

Lesley's Anime and Manga Corner

Family Oriented Anime

Hello and welcome back to our blog! Today we’re coming at you with a collab blog to help get in the holiday mood. As many of our American…

We be bloggin'

First Impressions Autumn 2020 Part 2

And we’re back! No time to waste, on with the first impressions! Golden Kamuy Season 3 On the trail of Asirpa, Sugimoto and the members of the 7th Division…

Never Argue with a Fish

Fall 2020: misplaced quirkiness, or Taisou Zamurai versus Adachi to Shimamura

‘It’s a pity both shows are making such odd decisions in the sidelines, because both shows raison d’etre is so well handled”

SpaceWhales Anime Blog

Reviewing Fall 2020 Anime First Episodes, pt. 2 (ft. @Jackisboy & @Kor)

OH SHIIIIIIIET JACK & KOR COLLAB WITH KHAAAAAAAAANTEHNT! We back to talk about the 2nd and final batch of the new seasonal anime. There's a teeeeensy bit les...

KHANTEHNT!

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First Impressions - Fall 2020

An anime and manga blog, devoted to all kinds of amazing things from Japan. Reviews, articles, lists and more!

Otaku Nuts

Fall Anime 2020 Week 3 [Check-In]

Coming in at the top of this week, it's round two and Akudama Drive is going strong, offering yet another sharp episode full of smart compositions and flows.

Seasonal Prattle

The Gymnastics Samurai – Fall 2020 Anime First Impressions (Spoiler‑Free)

A surprising mashup of genres, "The Gymnastics Samurai" was the last of the three of our Fall 2020 First Impressions to air in English.

Yatta-Tachi

Taiso Zamurai (First Impression)

“Year 2002. Japan’s gymnastics world was once strong. Former Japanese representative Shoutarou Aragaki (29), who devoted his time to gymnastics, was unable to perform as expected. Even …

KiritoNarukami

The Gymnastics Samurai – Episode 1

The Gymnastics Samurai is not quite the Dad Sports Anime it appears to be, and I don't yet know if that's a good thing or not.

Anime Feminist

First Impressions: The Gymnastics Samurai

Jotaro was once a successful gymnasts who’s won a number of medals and was famous for his samurai-like hairstyle. However, he currently deals with an injured shoulder and…

Beneath the Tangles

Anime Taste Testing: Taisou Zamurai

Being a sports anime, a dad anime, and a surrealist comedy all in one is a tough sell, that’s for sure.

OTAKU LOUNGE

Anime Taste Testing: Taisou Zamurai

Being a sports anime, a dad anime, and a surrealist comedy all in one is a tough sell, that’s for sure.

OTAKU LOUNGE

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The Gymnastics Samurai episode 1 anime review

It’s fair to say I didn’t come away from The Gymnastics Samurai feeling inspired by feats of physical mastery. Is The Gymnastics Samurai good? The Gymnastics Samurai is…

Bateszi Anime Blog

Fall 2020 Season Preview

Yes, yes, I know, it’s absurd. It feels like the summer season just began, and now we’re already looking towards the fall? Well, in spite of 2020 largely…

Wrong Every Time