Rating All the #AniTwitWatches Anime

An idea started by Cameron (Iniksbane). I’ve been around for every #ATW which was possible for me and which I hadn’t watched already. A lot of my memories of these anime are vague because...let's face it, I watched some of this stuff up to 6 or 7 years ago. Spoiler warning: Spoilers for Gridman are... Continue Reading →

A Criminally Underserved Niche

As inspired by a small rant I had in Scott's comment section. You know what I want? An anime about coding and/or hacking. Not Hollywood hacking, like Akudama Drive's Hacker does (warning: TV Tropes link)...a faithful version of it. I know, I know...no Japanese anime studio is ever going to stumble across a blog in... Continue Reading →

Ode to Anime Studios – Trigger

This is the 2nd studio from the order that was decided by the readers. Trigger is a fairly young studio, having started in 2012 (Minto 2018), and are known for their staff, which are a pack which formed out of the vacuum left by Hideaki Anno at Gainax circa 2006 (Minto 2018). You might know... Continue Reading →

Gridman is Better the Second Time Around

Past Aria would be shaking her head if she saw this title… Gridman didn’t particularly pick up steam for me until episode 9 the first time. Initially it was a lack of consequences, but I admit the apathy mostly stemmed from the fact I care diddly-squat about direction unless it is constructed in a way... Continue Reading →

Fall 2018 Retrospective

I was thinking about what to write during my update post, but amidst my backlog worries, I forgot the wrap-up post! (Well, that's what happens when you go on a road trip on New Year's Day and start said update post at 12 am on the 2nd...) Just listing out the shows makes me realise... Continue Reading →

A Magical 2018 (yearly rankings)

I've put in 2017's details into the post so don't worry about keeping this post open in another tab. Top 10 (or 11...?) Worst Dropped Anime 2018 As According to their Rating on My AniList Akkun to KanojoIslandMarchen MadchenHarukana ReceiveAs Miss Beelzebub Likes.A Place Farther than the Universe (tie)Dances with the Dragons (tie)Nil Admirari no Tenbin (tie) (may... Continue Reading →

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