You Are Umasou

While definitely a movie designed for children, there's a good amount of solid love that doesn't make it feel patronizing or pandering. A very cute, sweet, and emotional movie for all ages.


While it has iconic moments and largely set the stage for anime and shonen in particular, Naruto does not age well; there are plenty of better shows. It is very culturally relevant to be familiar with, however.

Ms. Vampire Who Lives in My Neighborhood

If you’re hungry for more slice of life with extra helpings of sugary “Moe” to the point it’s almost cloying, yet has some genuinely good moments, go pick it up. There are better mindless slice of life shows, but I didn’t resent watching this one.

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