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.
While Darkness is hardly light years away from previous seasons – this is still very much a show that earns the “frequent animated nudity” classification – it’s far more fun and focused than what came before.
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…