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Skull-face Bookseller Honda-san

May 23, 2022

Satisfying Conclusion?❌ (episodic)
Emotional?❌
Actual Romance?❌
Actual Comedy?❌ (gave me a smile every now and then)
Fanservice/Nudity? ❌
Recommend?✔️

What is this anime?
Short show about book store employees and every-day event's that take place there. All characters are weird and usually some form of youkai.

Did I enjoy it?
Took a couple weeks watching this, spacing out episodes when I had 10 min or so to watch something. Each episode is split into usually 2 different shorts. I like Honda as well as the main cast of... See full review

?/10 story
?/10 animation
?/10 sound
?/10 characters
3.6/10 overall

Planet With

May 12, 2022

Satisfying Conclusion?✔️
Emotional?✔️ (in brief backstories)
Actual Romance?❌
Actual Comedy?✔️ (couple laughs, mostly smiles)
Fanservice/Nudity? ❌ (single bath scene. advances story though)
Recommend?✔️ (if u want a fast paced mecha)

What is this anime?
Amnesiac boy wakes up to a goth lolita and a man-sized cat as caregivers. He very quickly starts to regain his memories while fighting invaders attacking earth. 

Did I enjoy it?
Very fast paced. One part I distinctly remember is a character saying... See full review

?/10 story
?/10 animation
?/10 sound
?/10 characters
6.5/10 overall

The Morose Mononokean

May 8, 2022

For Season 1 & 2

Satisfying Conclusion?❓ (Ends in odd spot without much explanation. "Decent enough" for anime finale.)
Emotional?❓ (one or two of the character's stories are emotional)
Actual Romance?❌
Actual Comedy?❌ (couple of smirks)
Fanservice/Nudity? ❌
Recommend?❓ (if you are OK with unfinished stories)

Reminds me of: Natsume's Book of Friends, Into the Forest of Fireflies' Light

What is this anime?
Boy gets possessed by fluffy yokai. Boy meets other boy who exorcises fluffy yokai. Boy... See full review

?/10 story
?/10 animation
?/10 sound
?/10 characters
5.7/10 overall

You and Me.

Apr 23, 2022

For Season 1 & 2

Satisfying Conclusion?✔️ (No story though. Just ends on nice note.)
Emotional?❌
Actual Romance?❓ (tiny bit)
Actual Comedy?❓ (smirk every now and then)
Fanservice/Nudity? ❌
Recommend?✔️ (if you like SoL)

What is this anime?
Group of high schoolers going through high school. Thats it. Reminds me of "Daily Lives of High School Boys" but with much less comedy and instead with the nostalgic vibes of "Honey & Clover".

Did I enjoy it?
It's OK as a chill... See full review

?/10 story
?/10 animation
?/10 sound
?/10 characters
4.9/10 overall

Good Luck Girl!

Apr 20, 2022

Satisfying Conclusion?✔️
Emotional?❌
Actual Romance?❌
Actual Comedy?✔️ (but a very specific type)
Fanservice/Nudity? ✔️ (conveniently censored bath scenes)
Recommend?✔️ (for a specific person)

What is this anime?
Girl has insane amounts of fortune. Everything goes right in her life. So a god of misfortune is tasked with taking her fortune away and restoring balance. Main premise is dynamic between these two characters.

Did I enjoy it?
I dropped it once. Picked it back up a year or two later and... See full review

?/10 story
?/10 animation
?/10 sound
?/10 characters
4.8/10 overall

Blood Lad

Apr 13, 2022

Satisfying Conclusion?❌ (cliffhanger. manga is finished)
Emotional?❌
Actual Romance?❌
Actual Comedy?✔️ (but mostly just a smirk/chuckle)
Fanservice/Nudity? ❌ (very brief bath scene. all the females have ginormous knockers though)
Recommend?✔️ (If you are a manga reader)

What is this anime?
Human girl accidentally wanders into the demon world and dies. She comes back as a ghost. Her and a vampire come together to find out how to resurrect her and send her back home. Did I enjoy it?
While it kept me interested, it didn't... See full review

?/10 story
?/10 animation
?/10 sound
?/10 characters
4.7/10 overall

Shiki

Apr 9, 2022

Satisfying Conclusion?✔️
Emotional?✔️
Actual Romance?❌
Actual Comedy?✔️ (mostly a serious show, but some villagers are always there for comedic relief)
Fanservice/Nudity? ❌
Recommend?✔️ (For those who want a serious watch and don't mind gore. very extreme gore)

Reminds me of: Another & When They Cry

Recommend going into this blind. If this is your the first review you are reading don't read any others unless you are okay with minor spoilers (first few episode spoilers). Or at least wait until... See full review

?/10 story
?/10 animation
?/10 sound
?/10 characters
7.5/10 overall

A Day Before Us

Apr 8, 2022

For Season 1 & 2
this review is meaningless. watch an episode and see if u like it. it's literally 2 minutes. (a little over an hour for entire series) Available on this website/Youtube.

Satisfying Conclusion?✔️
Emotional?❓ (really short so hard to get attached very much. I know it hit hard in the feels for some tho)
Actual Romance?✔️
Actual Comedy?❓ (little things here and there but its mostly serious)
Fanservice/Nudity? ❌
Recommend?✔️ (for those who want a no-time-wasted short romance story)

What is this... See full review

?/10 story
?/10 animation
?/10 sound
?/10 characters
7.8/10 overall

Tower of Druaga: the Aegis of Uruk

Apr 5, 2022

For Season 1 & 2

Satisfying Conclusion?✔️
Emotional?❌
Actual Romance?❌
Actual Comedy?✔️ (many lols. type of comedy I most enjoy)
Fanservice/Nudity? ✔️ (some fanservice bath scenes with no nips. However, brief nip sightings in S02E01 & S02E07)
Recommend?✔️(For people that liked the feel of discovery that SAO's tower climbing brought, its very similar)

Reminds me of: Ixion Saga DT & Senyuu

What is this anime?
Our MC is a "climber". One who climbs the Tower of Druaga, hoping to... See full review

?/10 story
?/10 animation
?/10 sound
?/10 characters
7.1/10 overall

House of Five Leaves

Mar 25, 2022

Satisfying Conclusion?✔️
Emotional?❌
Actual Romance?❌
Actual Comedy?❌
Fanservice/Nudity?❌
Recommend? ✔️

What is this anime?
A pretty serious show set in Fuedal Japan. The MC is a samurai with pretty good skills but lacks confidence and is seen as a coward, often getting fired from jobs soon after being hired. He accepts a bodygaurd job, which gets him involved with a group called the "Five Leaves", who do dirty work, usually through kidnapping and aquiring ransom money. This is about him getting involved further and... See full review

?/10 story
?/10 animation
?/10 sound
?/10 characters
5.6/10 overall

Uzaki-chan Wants to Hang Out!

Mar 22, 2022

Satisfying Conclusion?❌ (season 2 is in production)
Emotional?❌
Actual Romance?❓ (debatable. no straight "romance". Two characters getting closer and closer to eachother veerry slowly.)
Actual Comedy?✔️ (when unexpecting things happen)
Fanservice/Nudity? ✔️ (light fanservice. A couple panty shots. A couple bath/onsen scenes.)
Recommend? ✔️

What is this anime?
The 2 main characters were in the same high school club together. They run into eachother again in college and start hanging out. Thats pretty much... See full review

?/10 story
?/10 animation
?/10 sound
?/10 characters
5.4/10 overall

Dawang Raoming

Mar 19, 2022

Satisfying Conclusion?✔️ (with season 2 in production as well to add to the story)
Emotional?❌
Actual Romance?❌
Actual Comedy?✔️ (made me laugh several times)
Fanservice/Nudity? ❌
Recommend?✔️

What is this anime?
People in world start "awakening" and gaining supernatural powers. "Ruins" appear at the same time, which you can pretty much think of like a dungeon with a reward at the end. Most of the show is watching the MC's home and school life while he's getting used to his new-found... See full review

?/10 story
?/10 animation
?/10 sound
?/10 characters
8.2/10 overall

Otaku's Offspring

Mar 17, 2022

Satisfying Conclusion?✔️
Emotional?❌
Actual Romance?❌
Actual Comedy?❌ (there were attempts at it... nothing more than a smirk out of me)
Fanservice/Nudity? ❌
Recommend?✔️

What is this anime?
Very short, 3-min episodes. 72ish minutes total. MC's parent's are otaku. This is about her trying to fit into the "norm" and keeping her family's interests a secret. And also about her eventually coming to accept otaku culture through means of her classmate's family.

Did I enjoy it?
Nothing especially stands out. The... See full review

?/10 story
?/10 animation
?/10 sound
?/10 characters
3.7/10 overall

Kotaro Lives Alone

Mar 13, 2022

Satisfying Conclusion?❌ (still a good watch even without another season, as strong suit is comedy)
Emotional?❓(not for me. according to a comment, made them cry many times, maybe "feels" felt too manufactured for me?)
Actual Romance?❌
Actual Comedy?✔️ (made me lol)
Fanservice/Nudity? ❌
Recommend?✔️

What is this anime?
Kid moves into apartment building and lives alone. He makes friend's with the other tenants and slowly learn about why this child lives alone in an apartment. Comedy with the occasional... See full review

?/10 story
?/10 animation
?/10 sound
?/10 characters
7.1/10 overall

Dororo (2019)

Mar 13, 2022

Satisfying Conclusion?✔️
Emotional?❓ (not me but could be for certain people)
Actual Romance?❌
Actual Comedy?❌
Fanservice/Nudity? ❌
Recommend?✔️

What is this anime?
Lord of the region makes deal with demons that they can take anything from him if they make his land prosper. The demons accept the deal and take his firstborn son, leaving him with no eyes, limbs, skin, etc. However the boy survives and gets taken in by a stranger. They soon realize that when the boy defeats a demon, he gets a body part of his back. He sets out on... See full review

?/10 story
?/10 animation
?/10 sound
?/10 characters
7.2/10 overall

Dance in the Vampire Bund

Feb 26, 2022

Satisfying Conclusion?✔️
Emotional?❌
Actual Romance?❌
Actual Comedy?❌
Fanservice/Nudity? ✔️ (bobs)
Recommend?✔️

What is this anime?
Vampires reveal themselves to mankind and and create a city of their own. Our MC has amnesia and has ties with the vampire queen. This is about them creating this "bund" and the problems they face with it.

Did I enjoy it?
Despite the amnesia trope, it was very good. The reason for lost memories fits well in the story. One of the few vampire shows I've actually been able... See full review

?/10 story
?/10 animation
?/10 sound
?/10 characters
7.3/10 overall

The Lighthouse

Feb 23, 2022

Satisfying Conclusion?✔️
Emotional?✔️
Actual Romance?❌
Actual Comedy?❌
Fanservice/Nudity? ❌
Recommend?✔️

What is this anime?
Depicts passage of time between a boy and his father, with some deeper symbolism and meaning within the setting and lighthouses etc...

Did I enjoy it?
Very short, very sweet. To be honest, this short film doesn't even need the usual reviews that I do. Don't think about whether or not to watch it, and just watch it. It'll only take 7 and a half minutes of your time.

See full review
?/10 story
?/10 animation
?/10 sound
?/10 characters
7/10 overall

If It's for My Daughter, I'd Even Defeat a Demon Lord

Feb 22, 2022

Satisfying Conclusion?❌ (mostly slice of life, could expand into another season with story-driven conflicts though)
Emotional?❌
Actual Romance?❌
Actual Comedy?❌
Fanservice/Nudity? ❌
Recommend?✔️ (If bored and have nothing else to watch. Or you like child-care shows)

What is this anime?
Usagi drop but in a fantasy setting. Adventurer finds little girl whos father died out in the woods. He decides to raise her himself.

Did I enjoy it?
Despite the title, there is no demon-lord-defeating that occurs in the show. Its a slow-paced... See full review

?/10 story
?/10 animation
?/10 sound
?/10 characters
3.7/10 overall

Dorohedoro

Feb 20, 2022

Satisfying Conclusion? ❌ (Cliffhanger)
Emotional?❌
Actual Romance?❌
Actual Comedy?✔️
Fanservice/Nudity? ❌
Recommend? ✔️

What is this anime?
Synopsis explains well, albiet a lot of information to take in. MC is lizard-headed guy whos trying to figure out why he's a lizard-headed guy.

Did I enjoy it?
Its pretty nuts. Gory to the point its almost comedic. One scene imprinted in my brain is when one guy is chopped in half and put around another guy to make a "sandwich" they called it. Another one were a guys... See full review

?/10 story
?/10 animation
?/10 sound
?/10 characters
5.1/10 overall

Demon King Daimao

Feb 19, 2022

Satisfying Conclusion? ✔️
Emotional?❌
Actual Romance?❌
Actual Comedy?❌
Fanservice/Nudity? ✔️ (yea boi. plenty of both)
Recommend? ✔️ (fun if not looking for deep/good story)

Reminds me of: Every subpar OP MC show

What is this anime?
Oracle who is never wrong says that MC will be demon king. Now everyone in school knows it. He also goes to school with the hero. Standard OP MC harem time.

Did I enjoy it?
It was fun and entertaining. So it's fine to turn your brain off and vibe to. Full of tropes... See full review

?/10 story
?/10 animation
?/10 sound
?/10 characters
3.1/10 overall

Claymore

Feb 15, 2022

Satisfying Conclusion? ❓ (Story/conflict has no conclusion. Ending seemed to be more about looking at how the characters grown.)
Emotional?❌
Actual Romance?❌
Actual Comedy?❌
Fanservice/Nudity? ✔️ (no fanservice, some boobs tho. Always non-sexual. And almost always on nasty monster bodies)
Recommend? If you like lots of action fighting sequences, yes.

What is this anime?
Synopsis actually explains well. Boy meets claymore, who is a girl that fights monsters in their world.

Did I enjoy it?
Mmm story was good... See full review

?/10 story
?/10 animation
?/10 sound
?/10 characters
3/10 overall

Rumbling Hearts

Feb 13, 2022

Satisfying Conclusion? ✔️ (And ~Next Season~ is an alternate ending just in case)
Emotional?✔️
Actual Romance?✔️
Actual Comedy?❌
Fanservice/Nudity? ✔️ (No fanservice, some nudity)
Recommend? ✔️ (If you like romance with a double serving of Drama)

What is this anime?
Go into this one blind. Watch at least until the end of the second episode, then decide if you'd like to continue. Even the synopsis on some List sites spoils an important event. Don't read on unless you want more information.... So MC likes... See full review

?/10 story
?/10 animation
?/10 sound
?/10 characters
3.4/10 overall

Seraph of the End

Feb 4, 2022

For Season 1 + 2

Satisfying Conclusion? ❌ (and likely will never get a continuation)
Emotional?❌
Actual Romance?❌
Actual Comedy?❌
Fanservice/Nudity? ❌
Recommend? ✔️

What is this anime?
Epidemic kills all adults. All that left is children. Oh... and vampires. Yea they are still here I guess. Humans are treated as livestock by vampires. The MC is in a vampire city, in the role of one of those "livestock". Him and his friends want to escape and enjoy the outside world.

Did I enjoy it?
It started out very... See full review

?/10 story
?/10 animation
?/10 sound
?/10 characters
5.9/10 overall

Another

Feb 1, 2022

Satisfying Conclusion? ✔️
Emotional?❌
Actual Romance?❌
Actual Comedy?❌
Fanservice/Nudity? ❌
Recommend? ✔️

What is this anime?
Class 3 in this high school has a phenomenon where a bunch of the kids start dying throughout the year. Our MC and classmates try to stop it. People die. Go into this one expecting very detailed gore.

Did I enjoy it?
Great buildup all throughout the series, but I felt the ending could have been executed better. Seemed to lack impact. Some annoying things like the MC looking like he's gonna crap... See full review

?/10 story
?/10 animation
?/10 sound
?/10 characters
4.2/10 overall

That is the Bottleneck

Jan 31, 2022

Satisfying Conclusion? ✔️ (albiet short)
Emotional?❌
Actual Romance?❌
Actual Comedy?❌
Fanservice/Nudity? ❌
Recommend? ✔️

What is this anime?
Highly recommend going into this one blind. Watch the first episode and see if you like it. Throughout each brief episode the "mystery" unravels. It starts out with an aura of eerieness of "who is mutou and why is he here... and what's the secret about his appearance?"

Did I enjoy it?
I actually really enjoyed it. Fun. It was short, but packed every... See full review

?/10 story
?/10 animation
?/10 sound
?/10 characters
5.3/10 overall

Natsume's Book of Friends

Jan 27, 2022

For Season 1 - Season 6 + Movies & Specials

Satisfying Conclusion? ❌ (episodic)
Emotional?✔️
Actual Romance?❌
Actual Comedy?❌
Fanservice/Nudity? ❌
Recommend? ✔️

Reminds me of: To the Forest of Firefly Lights, The Morose Mononokean

What is this anime?
MC can see youkai. Finds out his grandmother could too, when he recieves a book she used to write down names of youkai she defeated, and in turn could control them. He inherits this book after his grandmother passes. Each episode deals with such things as... See full review

?/10 story
?/10 animation
?/10 sound
?/10 characters
6.9/10 overall

The World God Only Knows

Jan 19, 2022

For entire series: Satisfying Conclusion?✔️
Emotional? ❌
Actual Romance?❓(ehhhh its about him making girls fall in love with him, not mutual relationships)
Actual Comedy?✔️
Fanservice/Nudity? ❌ (except some post-credit artworks)
Recommend? ✔️

Filler eps: S01E04 S01E12 S02E08 S02E12 (and of course the two specials)

Reminds me of: Date a Live

What is this anime?
MC only cares about dating games. He accepts a challenge to "conquer" a girl, not knowing it was a contract, and not knowing it was for a... See full review

?/10 story
?/10 animation
?/10 sound
?/10 characters
7.7/10 overall

Banana Fish

Jan 16, 2022

Satisfying Conclusion?✔️
Emotional? ❌
Actual Romance?❌
Actual Comedy?❌
Fanservice/Nudity? ❌ 
Recommend? ✔️ (pretty dark though, with mature themes)

What is this anime?
Hard to explain briefly. Mystery/Adventure/Action? Main characters have had their lives affected by a drug that hurt their friend. When searching for answers the problems at hand and issues around them grow larger and larger.

Did I enjoy it?
It has high entertainment value, if you are okay with the crude/mature/violent nature of the show. The whole... See full review

?/10 story
?/10 animation
?/10 sound
?/10 characters
3.5/10 overall

Meng Qi Shi Shen

Jan 11, 2022

For Season 1 & 2

Satisfying Conclusion?✔️ (more details/possible spoiler at bottom of review.)
Emotional? ❌
Actual Romance?✔️
Actual Comedy?❌
Fanservice/Nudity? ❌
Recommend? ✔️ (For people who like historical love stories/lighthearted cooking vibes)

What is this anime?
MC dies and gets transported back in time into the body of a girl about to be married off. On her way to the marriage, she gets kidnapped and instead is married off to one of the leaders of the bandit group that kidnapped her. To be honest... See full review

?/10 story
?/10 animation
?/10 sound
?/10 characters
3.7/10 overall

Blue Period.

Jan 9, 2022

Satisfying Conclusion?✔️
Emotional? ✔️
Actual Romance?❌
Actual Comedy?❌
Fanservice/Nudity? ❌ (Other than in art pieces/nude models with no nipples)
Recommend? ✔️

What is this anime?
MC gets interested in art. Decides he wants to apply to college for it. One with a very low acceptance rates. This is about him making art and improving, as well as the people around him who are trying to do the same thing.

Did I enjoy it?
I liked all the characters, and they all seemed very "human" and made... See full review

?/10 story
?/10 animation
?/10 sound
?/10 characters
7.5/10 overall