Magia Record takes the world you know from Madoka and shows us how it would be like in a bigger city full of networking Magical Girls. There is a bit of a firehose effect with the number of characters and amount of story here, though.
What began as a passive time-sink grew into a beloved investment. Magia Record's characters, writing, and story have a charm to them unique in the realm of mobile games. Which makes the abrupt end of it that much more painful.
For having the same writer, composer, and animation studio that brings us Fate/Zero and the Heaven's Feel movies, Garden of Sinners has stellar animation and music for a boring, unconvincing story.
The unsettling lovechild of The Matrix and Donnie Darko, Lain is an existential ride that is hauntingly more relevant today than when it aired 22 years ago.
Combine your average Isekai fun with the dread of Majora’s Mask and the psychological rattling of Doki Doki Literature Club.
Kakegurui presents the eternally glorified “Anime High School Girl” and then shatters it into disturbing pieces.
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Part of the Monogatari Series - Sequel to Tsukimonogatari Genre(s): Seinen, Supernatural, Mystery, Psychological Age-Appropriateness: 17+ (Violence, Profanity) Platforms: Crunchyroll Episodes: 12 TheAwersome Rating: 8.3 / 10 (Here’s good stuff) Premise: During October of his third year in high school, Koyomi Araragi is introduced to a transfer student named Ougi Oshino by his underclassman Suruga... Continue Reading →
Part of the Monogatari Series - Sequel to Monogatari Series: Second Season Genre(s): Seinen, Supernatural, Ecchi, Mystery, Psychological Age-Appropriateness: 16+ (Violence, Profanity, Partial Nudity) Platforms: Crunchyroll Episodes: 4 (Presented as one piece) TheAwersome Rating: 7.1 / 10 (back to eye rolling) Premise: Koyomi Araragi is studying hard in preparation for his college entrance exams when... Continue Reading →