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Brave New Moe
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The Manga Test Drive
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Well, certain circumstances have left me saddled with a bit of time, so I decided to check what was available on Netflix and stumbled across Beastars.…
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Gamers! is by far not the worst school rom com show ever, but it's a show that can fill up your time, and nothing more.
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Oreimo, GAMERS!, New Game!
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“It’s in the carefully handled tone where Fragtime finds its success”
SpaceWhales Anime Blog
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PyraXadon's Anime Archive
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Swimming events are always some of the most popular events at the summer Olympics. If only this series understood anything about its appea...
Jul 29, 2021
Dive!!, Free! – Iwatobi Swim Club, Swimming
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The Anime Tourist
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Despite Glasslip's visuals, there's too many narrative and character issues that make it a poor watch. Our anime review.
Mar 22, 2021
The main characters. BoFuri is a 12-episode anime that aired in the Winter of 2020, telling the story of a young girl who gets into a VRMMORPG because…
Mar 28, 2020
Kakushigoto is a comedy anime that I wish was more focused with its story.
Aug 8, 2020
Zenji Oyamada & Michio Ozawa If there is one thing I hate in a romance manga, it is wasting time. Almost every romance manga I have read has…
Aug 2, 2021
I welcome you to yet again a short review of a series I’m reading. I wonder if writing about the stuff I read on a weekly basis and still…
IT'S YOUR FAULT THAT I'M NOT POPULAR!
Sep 3, 2021
“what happens from dating onwards is a dragging-out event, giving us a series of disconnected skits linked to side character romances with no hook pulling you in. It’s…
Apr 18, 2021
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Jul 30, 2022
Published in the west by Irodori Comics under their Aqua (All-Ages) line, Leaper is a one-shot doujinshi by mangaka, Isaki Uta. For those unfamiliar, doujinshi are manga that are…
Beneath the Tangles
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I’d like to imagine that the boardroom meeting when deciding how to write this show went something along the lines of “But what if we did THIS thing…
Dec 24, 2021
SEIMADEN, by You Higuri. First published in 1993 and first published in North America in 2005. PLOT: Hildegarde is a beautiful, graceful da...
May 8, 2022
I wrote this a long time ago, for a blog that no longer exists (it’s for the best, trust me). I can’t remember if I ever published it…
Home Theater of Cruelty
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Sep 27, 2016
It may be easy to be fooled by Konosuba’s uneven animation and superficial reliance on tropes, but with its colourful and memorable cast of characters, unapologetic goofiness and…
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“Because its DJ gimmick fails to expand, the only talking point, then, is how this is actually a CGI tech showpiece”
Feb 27, 2021
The whole world’s gone crazy. A man might as well be a dead leaf, floating in the autumn breeze.Yoshikawa Eiji, Miyamoto Musashi The artwork of Vagabond is simply…
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More often than not, maids are used as fetish fuel in manga, and today's review is one of the more unfortunate examples of such. ENMUSU ( Re...
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“while the handling of Lena’s story in relation to the concept’s exploration is 86’s best asset, Lena herself is probably its greatest weakness”
Jun 23, 2021
Back when I was at the young age of…. young enough, before Isekai ran rampant and the harem genre was actually a thing on its own, I remember an…
Nov 20, 2021
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Hello! This review is brought to you by youthful energy and lots of exclamation marks. Bakuten!! (or Backflip!!) was one of the two sports anime that I wanted to keep…
Jul 1, 2021
Note: Review code provided by Top Hat Studios When it comes to yuri settings the most common I run into over the years the top 3 are Slice…
The Yuri Empire
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Note: Review code provided by PQube Here we are with another game starring a female protagonist (Yes. Ki is female). A soul like entity with the ability to…
Aug 24, 2020
Since this month marks the start of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, we'll be taking a look at a series of sports manga this month (which will almos...
Jul 16, 2021
It's once again time to look at some spooky manga, and it's been too long since we looked at a manga from the unofficial queen of spooky sh...
Oct 5, 2021
Black Butler, Sanctuary, Angel Sanctuary
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Jun 20, 2021
“it is stuff like Clannad that represent the worst of television”
Sep 1, 2020
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Official Home of Core Reviews
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Genres: Slice of Life, Comedy, Romance, School, Shounen What is it about? On the surface, the thought of Kyouko Hori and Izumi Miyamura getting along would be the last thing in people’s…
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During a live stage interview promoting his directorial debut, the 2004 anime Dead Leaves, Hiroyuki Imaishi was asked whether he went a little “too far” with the film,…
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"BEASTARS is one of the more gracefully written anime of the year, and it continues in that vein as it enters its first dramatic arc"
Dec 30, 2019
"Natsunagu shows that we all have stories to tell and Natsuna will be damned if her's doesn't end with a happy ending"
Mar 30, 2020
This is review number four hundred and fifty three. This anime is part of the Spring 2001 lineup, and it’s called FLCL or Fooly Cooly. It’s a six…
The Pantless Anime Blogger
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Literally Psycho Love Comedy, the title of this light novel is just as what you would expect… with a particularly extreme twist to a classic genre. Written by…
Aug 22, 2021
“Were this another anime, they might call his deterministic attitude and rigidity to his opinions a good thing, but anybody in the real world knows these aren’t typically…
May 28, 2020
Wow… just wow. The best arc by far, entirely gripping from beginning to end, with so many twists and turns, characters, fights, and surprises. Even though I had…
One Piece Bazaar
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We are rested and ready to return with a month's worth of bad romance manga! Let's begin with...well, "classic" would be too strong for th...
Feb 4, 2022
I was hoping that this book could provide some summer fun in shojo manga form. What I got couldn't be more different. WANTED, by Matsuri Hi...
May 5, 2022
You know, I still can’t believe that Hori is actually a brunette. The manga doesn’t shade or tone her hair at all, so I assumed for so many…
Apr 3, 2021