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.
Jojo’s is an extremely over-the-top presentation of a lot of dramatic, sexy-posing men, and it is a beautiful thing.
Combine your average Isekai fun with the dread of Majora’s Mask and the psychological rattling of Doki Doki Literature Club.
A stand-alone sequel to Season 1 of DanMachi and Sword Oratoria Genre(s): Fantasy, Action, Adventure, Comedy Age-Appropriateness: 14+ (Violence, profanity, partial nudity) Platforms: None Episodes: One 82-minute movie TheAwersome Rating: 7.8 / 10 (Not bad) Premise: Far outside Orario, in the ruins of an ancient city, a new threat arises. To counter this threat, the... Continue Reading →
A spin-off of Season 1 of DanMachi Genre(s): Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Mystery, Medium Ecchi Age-Appropriateness: 15+ (Violence, profanity, Many Suggestive Themes) Platforms: Amazon Prime Episodes: 12 TheAwersome Rating: 7.5 / 10 (If you liked the original, you’ll like this) Premise: Follow the Sword Princess Aiz Wallenstein and the novice mage Lefiya Viridis of the Loki... Continue Reading →
Genre(s): Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Comedy, Romance, Ecchi Age-Appropriateness: 15+ (Violence, profanity, Plenty Suggestive themes) Platforms: Crunchyroll, Hulu Episodes: 25 (+1 OVA and +1 Recap) TheAwersome Rating: 7.9 / 10 (Lots of charm, lots of fanservice) Premise: In the city of Orario, the gods have come down to live as and among mortals after limiting their... Continue Reading →
Genre(s): Isekai, Fantasy, Comedy, Adventure Age-Appropriatness: 16+ (Scenes of graphic violence, profanity, Suggestive Themes) Platforms: Crunchyroll, Hulu, Funimation Episodes: 39 TheAwersome Rating: 7.6 / 10 (A good’un) Premise: The final hour of the popular virtual reality game Yggdrasil has come. However, Momonga, a powerful wizard and master of the dark guild Ainz Ooal Gown, decides... Continue Reading →
Sequel to Sword Art Online II / SAOA: GGO Genre(s): Action, Game, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Romance Age-Appropriateness: 14+ (Violence, language, partial nudity) Platforms: Hulu Episodes: One 2 hour movie TheAwersome Rating: 8.4 / 10 (Solid installment in the series) Premise: Virtual Reality games are losing popularity due to the introduction of the Augma device which uses... Continue Reading →
Sequel to Sword Art Online Genre(s): Action, Game, Adventure, Romance, Fantasy, Psychological Age-Appropriateness: 13+ (Violence, language, disturbing imagery) Platforms: Netflix, Hulu, Crunchyroll, Funimation Episodes: 25 (One is a recap episode) TheAwersome Rating: 8.5 / 10 (Definitely worth watching) Premise: Mild Season One Spoilers One year after the events of the previous season, Kazuto (Kirito) is... Continue Reading →