"The boys aren't nice people, and it contributes to the silliness."
Otome Game no Hametsu Flag shika Nai Akuyaku Reijou ni Tensei shiteshimatta Review
"Bakarina makes it seem like it's so easy to imbue a cast with humanity and agency without sacrificing any of the fun"
Otome Game no Hametsu Flag shika Nai Akuyaku Reijou ni Tensei shiteshimatta Episode 1 Review
"the situations ramp up in hilarity - from the awkward snickers that Catarina's world-uninformed antics arouse near the early episode, right up into the gut-busting ridiculousness of an eight year old recreating The Shining's 'Here's Johnny!' moment in the triumphant climax"
Spring 2020: What I’m Watching
With the new season, I try and find the motivation to get excited for a lacklustre lineup. And Bakarina.
Omoide Poroporo Review
"I appreciate the attempt at glorifying following your dreams with a feministic viewpoint, but outside of an atmospheric rural landscape, Only Yesterday could do a better job"
Boku wa Imouto ni Koi wo Suru Review
"Yori's story of incestuous love is one of classic melodrama, with potency straight out of the starcrossed lovers tales of yore"
Koisuru Asteroid – Episode 1 Review
"The actual astronomy elements are mere window-dressings, coming across as well written quirks of the leads personalities that draw them together and to distract from the eventual physicality we know these girls are destined towards but will never actually take part in."
Tasogare Otome x Amnesia Review
"Teichi doesn't have a strand of agency throughout the whole show, and the entire show crumbles in his absence"
SpaceWhales’ Top 10 Anime of 2019
With the year concluding, it's time to countdown the best anime of the year.
Winter 2020: What I’m Watching
The seasons change, the calendars change, and yours truly is also changing the way they write preview posts. I go through my top picks for the season, and why.