"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"
"Spec Ops Asuka fails a strong premise."
"Kotobuki can be tremendous as an action romp at times - it’s funny, sharp, tense, exciting… but, for the lion’s share of the runtime, barely interesting, rarely feeling and never meaningful."
"Meiji Tokyo Renka is a prime example of how important it is to get the feeling right."
"Manaria Friends offers the daily lives of two girls falling more and more in love with one another with beautiful romantic craft."
"The lack of a strong finisher really reiterates all the difficulties just getting to the finishing line. Clumsy, but impassioned."
How is Star Twinkle Precure holding up after 5 episodes? The long and short of it: I love it.
With most series at their midpoints, I take a look at how each anime I'm following stacks up