For better or worse, Seven Mortal Sins is the epitome of ecchi anime.
Grimoire of Zero simultaneously reveals the strengths and weaknesses of a short episode run.
Mary and the Witch’s Flower has a comforting familiarity, as though recalling the feeling of rewatching your favourite Ghibli film for the umpteenth time.
Full Metal Alchemist: Brotherhood’s portrayal of power, whether physical, alchemical or political, is rendered with real nuance.
And You Thought There is Never a Girl Online? is an easy show to prejudge. Cover art focusing on an unrealistically busty young woman’s cleavage? Check. An MA15+ rating for “sexual references and nudity”? Check. An awkwardly-translated title? Check and check. Turns out I was wrong.
In its second season, Attack on Titan makes its explanations work by opening up more questions.
You know you’re onto a good thing when your primary complaint about it is that there isn’t enough of it.
As my wife puts it, “This is every bad, neckbeard cliché about anime come true.”
Gate is an incredibly jarring anime experience.
A Silent Voice is an optimistic, humanistic film. You might not expect that level of optimism from a story bracketed by a pair of suicide attempts, a story of bullying and trauma and self-hatred.