Category: Anime and Manga

British Grenadiers on Loop

It is no secret that I am a fan of the… genre? Category? Whatever it is, the group of anime known colloquially as ‘cute girls doing things’. Recently I realised that I had not discussed one of the greatest shows in this category, which was fortuitous as its movie recently came out. Girls und Panzer… View Article

SMASH x anisong

On Saturday, at the Sydney Manga and Anime Show, there was a concert. It was pretty amazing. First though, I’m so happy that I managed to get stuff signed by both GARNiDELiA and (I’m super happy about this) yanaginagi (though it was just a signboard)! The concert started off with a great set by kz… View Article

The Power of a Magic God

Recently I’ve been slowly making my way through my anime backlog, and recently finished Toaru Kagaku no Railgun S (A Certain Scientific Railgun). That prompted me to catch up on the Toaru Majutsu no Index (A Certain Magical Index) light novels, which are on their second “season”, New Testament. The first “season” of the light novels ended with a really epic arc featuring battles on an immense scale, which you would hope from an arc named the World War 3 arc. It’s why a third season of the anime is on my most wanted list. But I would love even more an anime adaptation of the Othinus arc in New Testament, because I think it is one of the greatest and most epic arcs in Japanese media I’ve ever read.

The Battle for Ayumu Aikawa

The last two episodes have toned down the serious story elements, perhaps to compensate for the serious episode six. So the comedy levels have been increased dramatically, and a new girl joins the cast. But firstly is the weekly highlight of Kore wa Zombie desu ka?, and that is the voices for Eucliwood. Episode seven gave… View Article

Surprises of all kinds

Kore wa Zombie desu ka? Warning: very ero images. Now normally when you start a gag humour anime episode with two girls sounding ero, it usually ends up being something far more innocent. Which is why it was such a surprise to see this.