A sweet and wholesome Slice of Life that takes you through the joys of discovering cooking, and learning to do so for those you love and care about.
It tries to have the scope, depth, and rich history of Stormlight or a Final Fantasy game, but watching it feels like watching a speed-run of said game. For how much of the story is focused on the romance element, it all feels tremendously hollow, with very forced "emotional scenes."
A gorgeous and fresh experience with masterfully crafted music and visuals and strong emotional elements.
Aggretsuko stresses the importance of being true TO yourself while being honest WITH yourself. A fun, pure, heartfelt time that resonates fiercely with the Millennial experience.
A great wrap-up for the series ... satisfyingly rooted in a sense of reality and introspection the way a good spiritual supernatural story should be.
Part of the Monogatari Series - "Sequel" to Owarimonogatari (1st Season) Genre(s): Seinen, Supernatural, Mystery, Ecchi Age-Appropriateness: 17+ (Profanity, Suggestive Themes, violence) Platforms: None (Was initially released on a Japanese mobile app) Episodes: Twelve 13-minute episodes TheAwersome Rating: 7.2 / 10 (Back to dialogue-only) Premise: In each episode, Koyomi is presented with a different mystery... Continue Reading →
Part of the Monogatari Series - Prequel to Nekomonogatari Kuro (Black) Genre(s): Seinen, Supernatural, Action, Mystery Age-Appropriateness: 17+ (Violence, Gore, Profanity – more than series) Platforms: None Episodes: 3 One-hour movies TheAwersome Rating: 8.9 / 10 (Very Different, Stellar) Premise: During Koyomi Araragi's second year at Naoetsu Private High School, he has a chance encounter... Continue Reading →
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 →