For better or worse, Seven Mortal Sins is the epitome of ecchi anime.
As my wife puts it, “This is every bad, neckbeard cliché about anime come true.”
How on earth do you review Valkyrie Drive: Mermaid without coming across as either a leering perve or a sneering prude?
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.
Those who’ve followed this site for a while will have noticed that all the coverage of contemporary cinema is periodically punctuated by reviews of fanservice anime. In my first such review – of Ikkitousen’s third season – I made a serious attempt to grapple with the politics of a genre operating in the vein of…