Previous: 2018 Summer in Review – Final Thoughts 2017 Anime: 2017 Anime Year in Review 2018 Manga: 2018 Manga Year in Review [ Standard disclaimer: Spoilers! Lots of spoilers! ] Completed or Airing 01. Yama no Susume: Third Season [ 11.0 / 10 ] 02. Sora Yori mo Tooi Basho [ 10.0 / 10 ] […]

[2018 Anime post is incoming… soonish] [ Last year’s post: 2017 Manga Year in Review! ] [ Standard disclaimer: Spoilers! Lots of spoilers! ] Ranking is looser here than it is with my anime lists. I don’t explicitly number or score them, so don’t read much into the ordering. Also, my comments will be kept […]

Previous: 2018 Summer in Review – First Impressions One masterpiece, two solid shows, and two… well, two mistakes. I guess that averages out to an alright season. [ Standard disclaimer: Spoilers! Lots of spoilers! ] All of the following are loosely grouped in tiers: Tier 1, Tier 2, Tier 3, Tier 4. Click on a […]

[2015 SEP 22] Removing the outdated intro here to just say, hey, here’s my top 20. I initially posted this in mid 2014 but I’ll bump it up in the post order any time I make a big change since it was hiding a bajillion pages back. [2019 SEP 17] I’ve reworked the list! I’m […]

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[April-May post] What did you import in June-August? June 2018 Imports BDs Citrus, Vol. 3 Comic Girls, Vol. 1 Hinamatsuri, Vol. 1 Slow Start, Vol. 4 Sora Yori mo Tooi Basho, Vol. 4 Music CDs / Digital Downloads Comic Girls – Memories / Namida wa Misenai OP/ED Single Hinamatsuri – Distance OP Single Uma Musume […]

Previous: 2018 Spring in Review – Final Thoughts More of a mid-season review at this point but I delayed this a lot early on thanks to Shingeki airing so late in the season. [ Standard disclaimer: Spoilers! Lots of spoilers! ] All of the following are loosely grouped in tiers: Tier 1, Tier 2, Tier […]

Previous: 2018 Spring in Review – First Impressions Pretty bad season all in all with only three shows completed, but at least the ones that survived were really good. And it’s introduced me to a director I’m going to add alongside Ishizuka Atsuko as the very few people whose name I actually keep an eye […]

Previous: 2018 Winter in Review – Final Thoughts We’re not going to come anywhere near the heights of Winter, but I’ve at least managed to find a couple shows worth watching this season. [ Standard disclaimer: Spoilers! Lots of spoilers! ] All of the following are loosely grouped in tiers: Tier 1, Tier 2, Tier […]

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[March post] What did you import in Apri-Mayl? April 2018 Imports BDs Citrus, Vol. 1 Mahou Shoujo Lyrical Nanoha Reflection Marchen Madchen, Vol. 1 No Game No Life: Zero Slow Start, Vol. 2 Sora Yori mo Tooi Basho, Vol. 1 (copy 2) Sora Yori mo Tooi Basho, Vol. 2 Sora Yori mo Tooi Basho, Vol. […]

Previous: 2018 Winter in Review – First Impressions Queen Ishizuka bestows upon us her most beautiful work to date, Kirara delivers two excellent adaptations in two distinct slice of life subgenres, and a show I had very low expectations for turned into a wonderfully pleasant surprise. Easily the best season of anime since Fall 2016. […]