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.
"If you can push away the dissonance caused by the super genius leads and other plot holes, you might just find Promised Neverland to be one of the strongest anime of the year."
"The threat to humanity is not extinction, but forced trauma that cannot be overcome, a result of refusing to overcome or cheating your way out of your own troubles - that’s an extremely powerful message"
"BEASTARS, an anime with a gimmick that doesn’t flinch, and embeds its gimmick firmly into its root"
With Spring steadily approaching, it's time to see what shows will comfort me through the cold times - and which... probably won't.
"it is not the kind of cerebral television you usually see, even if it’s tremendously good fun"
"it’s easy to see how a time-limited property like this movie might struggle to deal with all its various elements"
"Being an all-style action show could have been a way to shift Fairy Gone’s rather bleak storytelling component to the background, but unfortunately there’s another issue here: it’s a weak production"
"feeling of intrigue bubbling beneath surface-level genericism"
"The King of Pigs plants its feet firmly in the ground to tell one of, if not the single most disturbing, yet authentic, story of humanity’s deepest evil."