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My Next Life as a Villainess: All Routes Lead to Doom!

This reverse harem isekai is a hilarious, wholesome, and delightful time in a Disney Princess-flavored setting with an endearing, surprisingly strong, and distinct protagonist.

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New Game!

A fun, interesting, cute, and surprisingly substantial sitcom about character design and game development. Between Harbour’s art and my programming, this was very relatable. Almost painfully …

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Violet Evergarden: The Movie

The Violet Evergarden Movie is a crowning end to the series. Absolute top quality polish and professional artistry in storytelling, themes, symbolism, and signature KyoAni heart-healing catharsis a…

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Flip Flappers

Alice in Wonderland meets Evangelion, which then cross with Kill la Kill and Madoka in this gorgeous, magical, and emotional trip with unforgettable moments.

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Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken!

Eizouken is a funny, passionate, beautiful love letter to animation and the entire process behind making it. Truly a standout piece among anime and TV shows as a…

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Evangelion: 2.22 You Can (Not) Advance

Now that the Rebuild of Evangelions’s own different story is rolling, the pacing is much more natural and you’ll be on the edge of your seat – or…

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No Game No Life: Zero

NGNL Zero is a strong prequel movie with a much heavier and more serious tone than the series. I was caught off guard and cried multiple times throughout.…

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No Game No Life

No Game No Life is a gorgeous game-centered Isekai with lush worldbuilding and an interesting story. It also brings the worst of ecchi objectification/sexualization and the Smartest Man…

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Flavors of Youth

A beautifully animated coming of age vignette piece with a professional polish, but not very memorable at the end of the day.

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Re:CREATORS

An ensemble Reverse Isekai piece with a strong (though slightly less brutal) Fate/Zero feel to it. This takes a hard meta route and is ample with rich philosophical…

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Evangelion: 1.11 You Are (Not) Alone

A completely revamped and beautiful beginning to a different Evangelion story. It was so nice to see crisp HD updates and detail, with more focused storytelling with pieces…

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Necessary Japanese

There are a good number of words/phrases in Japanese that don’t necessarily translate over well into English. So, here’s a bunch that are very common that will help…

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Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba

Demon Slayer is an intense shonen that proves that the genre can stay relevant. With stellar animation, music, and pacing, it lives up to its hype. Most episodes…

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Isekai Izakaya

A cozy food anime that centers on the unique joys and experience that only a small establishment can bring. If you’ve ever worked in or been a regular…

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A Certain Magical Index II

A remarkably dull sequel that progresses slowly with various non-sequitur arcs. When not in a monotonous fight scene, it’s the same tired “jokes” of accidentally seeing a girl…

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The Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya

This is the best anime movie from a TV series that I’ve seen. KyoAni’s love for their craft is strongly felt here in a beautiful and emotional piece.…

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The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya

Haruhi has its own fun thing going on. It doesn’t “feel” like really any other anime, and that’s part of what has made it a mainstay of anime…

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Magical Sempai

A rushed-pace fan-service centered show that’s really missing an ingredient.

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Charlotte

Charlotte feels a lot like Angel Beats after the caffeine rush wears off. The lows aren’t as low, but the highs aren’t as high. Overall a more palatable…

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A Whisker Away

A family-friendly Disney/Ghibli vibe that’s fun enough, though definitely has “for kids” goofiness in it, but goes a bit deeper emotionally than typical non-Pixar family movies.

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Castlevania (Season 3)

Season 3 of Castlevania is more polished, has better pacing, and a more solid tone and vibe than the first two seasons. While I didn’t get stabbed in…

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A Certain Scientific Railgun

A Certain Scientific Railgun is a much better counterpart to Magical Index that feels like an intriguing cop show set in an X-Men-like universe. It’s still got a…

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Sweetness and Lightning

A sweet and wholesome Slice of Life that takes you through the joys of discovering cooking, and learning to do so for those you love and care about.

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Fireworks

An interesting, mysterious story that while gorgeously animated, feels more like a stand-out episode of a Sci-Fi TV series than a standalone movie.

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Bonjour Sweet Love Patisserie

About as tropey and shallow as you’d expect from a short promotional anime for a mobile platform dating sim that never even got finished or released. Main girl…

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Goblin Slayer: Goblin’s Crown

A Classic D&D-style Adventure with the Goblin Slayer crew. Doesn’t particularly add much to the series but brings in a new character and better animation.

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The Role of Role-Playing in Goblin Slayer

What makes Goblin Slayer so special is how faithfully it recreates the Tabletop RPG experience. For me it brought to life what I always wanted D&D to be.…

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Goblin Slayer

A visceral love letter to Dungeons & Dragons, high fantasy, and tabletop RPGs that highlights the ugliness and toll such a world would take on its characters.

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The End of Evangelion

If you, like me, finished the main series thinking “Well, I’m not really sure what happened, but there’s another movie to wrap up those loose ends” then this…

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Neon Genesis Evangelion

Evangelion is what made Mecha a great genre, filled with existential psychological enigmas and religious imagery. It is easily one of the most influential anime ever to have…

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A Certain Magical Index

Every anime sin is committed here in a show that feels like it was Frankensteined together out of everything kids in the early 2000s said they liked about…

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Fate/Stay Night

Definitely not a good show to have be your introduction to the Fate universe, even though it does do decent world-building. The music isn’t bad though, and if…

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Tamako Love Story

With gorgeous enhanced visuals and artistic detail, Tamako Love Story dives a bit deeper into the human relationships presented in the series with a slightly more serious tone.

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Tamako Market

There’s an optimism and a powerful love in Tamako Market that shows things not entirely as they are, but how we want them to be. For such a…

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Magia Record: Puella Magi Madoka Magica Side Story

Magia Record takes the world you know from Madoka and shows us how it would be like in a bigger city full of networking Magical Girls. There is…

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