If you’re in the mood for a very safe, very standard, CGI shonen anime that tackles every trope in the genre, than look no further than SHIKIZAKURA, a show with the potential for potential… I think.SHIKIZAKURA – Episode 1 — Anime Feminist
Embrace the darkness, entities of the night: Visual Prison is all fangs, a few bites, and loads of visual-kei idol boys, all mashed together into a premiere that certainly has appeal, but definitely not in the plot department.VISUAL PRISON – Episode 1 — Anime Feminist
It’s like if Ebby Halliday got isekai’d into Dragon Quest (or maybe, since I’ve never played Dragon Quest, Etrian Odyssey, which is much more my speed). What I’m getting at is that while this might not be the anime equivalent of a AAA title, it’s fun, and sometimes fun is what you need. Dragon Goes House-Hunting understands that to its core.
I’m not saying that there is a problem with watching the show and liking it. I think there is a difference between liking a show and condoning what it represents: you can like something and still have your own, informed opinion. At the end of the day, this just wasn’t a series for me, and my opinion certainly isn’t the end all be all: media is subjective, problematic faves exist, and if this is yours, it’s neither my place nor my intent to judge you for it.
The Honor Student at Magic High School comes with the stipulation that you’re invest in the main franchise, Miyuki’s desire for her literal brother, and the world itself.The Honor Student at Magic High School – Episode 1 — Anime Feminist
The World Ends With You Episode 1 drops viewers into the stylish UG -that’s Underground- with Neku and Shiki, two players in a mysterious game.REVIEW: ‘The World Ends With You The Animation,’ Episode 1 – “The Reaper’s Game” — But Why Tho? A Geek Community
I might not be a boy and I might not be a detective, but I’m pretty and I’m on the case, and I’m here to say that Pretty Boy Detective Club is a stunning show, if this kind of Nishioishin story is your thing.Pretty Boy Detective Club – Episode 1 — Anime Feminist
Super Cub captures all the feelings of loneliness and yearning in a beautiful executed premier about a girl and her brand new motorbike.Super Cub – Episode 1 — Anime Feminist