Anime

Winter 2017 First Thoughts

Winter 2017 First Thoughts

It’s always tempting to say how this season seems to be very meh. I’m tempted to say so too; there isn’t seem to be many shows this winter that truly piques my interest. So far Rakugo Shinju is doing an amazing job for its second season, and Scum’s Wish is grabbing people’s attention for its […]

Fall 2016 First Thoughts

Fall 2016 First Thoughts

Many of us on NHRV have been disappointed with this year so far; there have been far too many lackluster production efforts with little creativity to go around. On a first glance, several sequels proliferate the Fall 2016 anime offerings, but we here at NHRV have been impressed by some new offerings this season that […]

Summer 2016 First Thoughts

Summer 2016 First Thoughts

Summer heat getting to you? Need to cool off indoors with your favorite anime? Then come check out what we have to say about this anime season’s offerings! Tough to say if there are any real diamonds in the rough, but there are plenty of anime worth watching that you should not miss out on. […]

Anime Power Rankings: The Okada Strikes Back (Spring Weeks 7)

Anime Power Rankings: The Okada Strikes Back (Spring Weeks 7)

Anime Power Rankings is a weekly column where dozens (positively dozens!) of anime critics and opinion givers vote on the best new episodes of anime from the past week. The goal is to track the collective opinions of online conversation leaders across the season and help readers find worthwhile shows to watch. Rank Title Episode […]

Anime Power Rankings: And the Eastern Block States All Vote for… (Spring Weeks 6)

Anime Power Rankings: And the Eastern Block States All Vote for… (Spring Weeks 6)

Anime Power Rankings is a weekly column where dozens (positively dozens!) of anime critics and opinion givers vote on the best new episodes of anime from the past week. The goal is to track the collective opinions of online conversation leaders across the season and help readers find worthwhile shows to watch. Rank Title Episode […]