Episodes 1016-1017 – One Piece

How would you rate episode 1016 ofOne Piece? Community score: 4.3 How would you rate episode 1017 ofOne Piece? Community score: 4.7 Another strong episode of One Piece. Obviously it’s nowhere near the same level as 1015 was, but it would be unfair to ding it on that account. 1015 was a celebratory milestone and … Read more

Episodes 1-3 – Dance Dance Dancer

Dance Dance Dancer isn’t going to work for everyone. The anime does a staggeringly impressive job of adapting the art of manga creator George Asakura, a style characterized by heavy-lidded eyes that give all the characters an almost dreamy-like quality. It’s uncharacteristic of most character designs we see in anime right now and expect viewers … Read more

Episodes 1-3 – Heroines Run the Show: The Unpopular Girl and the Secret Task

Ah, idols. The sights. The sounds. The surly teen boy stars who need to be reined in by their classmate and secret part-time manager-in-training. It’s a wild world out there amongst the fickle peaks and valleys of showbiz, and Heroines Run the Show is here to put its own spin on the music industry by … Read more

Episodes 9-12 – Magia Record: Puella Magi Madoka Magica Side Story

I don’t think there was ever really a chance that Magia Record was going to outdo, or even fully live up to, the impossibly gargantuan reputation of Puella Magi Madoka Magica. That said, while the first two seasons of Magia Record were wildly uneven and overstuffed, the show was always this close to successfully making … Read more