For better or worse, Seven Mortal Sins is the epitome of ecchi anime.
How on earth do you review Valkyrie Drive: Mermaid without coming across as either a leering perve or a sneering prude?
A light-hearted fanservice romp through RPG clichés, populated by the imaginatively-named – and barely-dressed – cast of Fighter, Mage, Dark Elf and Paladin.
Triage X is irrefutably a bad anime series; it can’t even decide which kind of bad anime it is.
The fourth season of To Love-Ru takes fanservice to the extreme.
Someone decided that a frothy fanservice anime needed to emulate Neon Genesis Evangelion’s labyrinthine seriousness. Someone was wrong.
Maken-ki!’s second season is densely packed with boobs, innuendo and more boobs. It’s trashy, but it’s a whole lot of fun.
Freezing Vibration is the follow-up to Freezing, a 2011 fanservice anime which suffered from lacking any apparent target audience. Taking a conventional premise – a primarily female-populated high school spiced up with frequent magically-augmented battles – the first season failed to provide any kind of interesting plot, wasting its time on progressively tiresome hierarchical disputes.…
Like most punters heading to Soundwave at Brisbane’s RNA Showgrounds this weekend, I made some effort to dress the part. With my carefully-groomed beard and thick-rimmed glasses, I’m neither a metalhead nor a punk, but the combination of a black Refused T-shirt, contact lenses and a relatively unkempt beard served as concession to the hard…
The first season of Highschool DxD distinguished itself from its fellow fanservice anime series through sheer ambition. To describe it as an impressive artistic achievement would be an overstatement, undoubtedly, but in a genre that’s generally content to cobble together panty shots and inadvertent nudity into perfunctory, predictable plotlines it was refreshing to see Highschool…