First Thoughts

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. […]

Spring 2016 First Thoughts

Spring 2016 First Thoughts

Spring is always a breath of fresh air. At least, that’s what we always hope for with anime since Summers tend to be lackluster compared to all the other seasons of the year. How do the most recent shows match up? Our impressions run the gamut from low to high this time around, and I don’t […]

Winter 2016 Mid-season Impressions

Winter 2016 Mid-season Impressions

This season’s diverse range of utter crap to entertaining has really begun to meet — or fail — some of the expectations we initial had in our Winter 2016 First Thoughts article. Some of the shows that we thought were fantastic in the beginning ended up running out of interesting material, and if the most recent […]

Winter 2016 First Thoughts

Winter 2016 First Thoughts

For the amount of grumbling that happened before this season began, it’s actually shaping up pretty well. Several series have caught our interest and bode well for a rather decent winter season and a good start to 2016 Introduction by Kaikyaku