The cast of Revue Starlight on stage seen from above

Review: Shoujo☆Kageki Revue Starlight

In Short: On its surface, Girls’ Opera Revue Starlight is a lighthearted anime about nine young women who attend an all girls music and stage production school. But, when they aren’t attending academic or artistic classes, these same girls are called to fantastical Revue auditions where they must literally fight each other, weapons in hand, in thrilling, character revealing, one on one musical…


The girls with the southern lights in the background

Review: A Place Further Than The Universe

In Short: A Place Further Than The Universe is a 2018 anime by Madhouse that follows the challenges and triumphs of four Japanese high school girls who become the best of friends after choosing to join a research expedition to Antartica. The show features strong art and animation, great characterizations for its four leads, a realistic portrayal of just what it takes to go on such a journey, a…


Toybox in orbit over earth with a sunrise ahead

Review: Planetes

In Short: Planetes is a well made, character-driven anime that depicts life and work in Earth’s orbit in the near future of 2075. Its realistic portrayal of space combined with its complex, well-rounded ensemble cast delivers humor and fun along with a strong helping of angst and character drama. Even though its art direction is top notch, Planetes is an older series, and that sometimes shows up…


Steins;Gate title

Review: Steins;Gate: 12 Episodes In

I just reached the halfway point of Steins;Gate, and... huh. Also, !!!. Let me explain. I've heard that Steins;Gate is good for a long time now. That it is an anime about time travel with a good set of rules. Basically, that it does time travel right. But that's all I heard and I never really looked into it. So, for whatever reason, I expected an intense, serious, anime. You know, with fate and…


Review: RWBY Volume 6

It's been a while since I watched RWBY. I like to wait until all the episodes are out and binge it rather than follow week to week... and I usually end up sorta forgetting about it for a while. No big deal. It's always there when I want to see it. There was a thing though going on with RWBY, something about it made it less satisfying to me than it had been in the past. Season 5 had some fun…