Monthly Archives: January 2019

Ryuuou no Oshigoto! [Review]

Shogi is much more than just a game, it’s a demonstration of one’s will to win and their grace in defeat. Ryuuou no Oshigoto explores the world of shogi as well as its technicalities. With an interesting cast and high focus on shogi, this show is intense and entertaining as it gets!

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Dororo (First Impression)

“A samurai lord has bartered away his newborn son’s organs to forty-eight demons in exchange for dominance on the battlefield. Yet, the abandoned infant survives thanks to a medicine man who equips him with primitive prosthetics—lethal ones with which the wronged son will use to hunt down the multitude of demons to reclaim his body one piece at a time, before confronting his father. On his journeys, the young hero encounters an orphan who claims to be the greatest thief in Japan.” – Vertical Inc.

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Koi to Uso [Review]

While it showed great promise in the beginning, Koi to Uso falls short at the end as the characters and situation remain nearly the same as it was in the beginning. A love square that never gets resolve and with mysteries still surrounding the government arranged marriage system, the anime ends on a frustrating note.

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Mahou Shoujo Tokushusen Asuka (First Impression)

“Due to the invasion of Disas—enigmatic creatures of soil from the land of the dead—mankind, who was on the verge of crisis, was saved by the efforts of magical girls who had obtained a mysterious magical power…Three years later, new incidents suddenly occur, tearing apart the normalcy of the girls who had each returned to their normal lives. The saviors of humanity, those magical girls called “The Magical Five” now live each day fighting for their lives, even as they are trifled with by fate…” -Manga Helper

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