First Thoughts

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

Anime Soapbox 10: That One Fantasy-RPG Anime

Anime Soapbox 10: That One Fantasy-RPG Anime

Subscribe to our RSS Feed: Check us out! The first official Anime Soapbox podcast of 2016 has finally arrived. We kick off the new year with our first impression of the Winter 2016 season. We dish out tons of love for Boku dake ga Inai Machi (aka. ERASED) and tons of skepticism for Musaigen no […]

Anime Soapbox 08: Miku and Secret Santa

Anime Soapbox 08: Miku and Secret Santa

Subscribe to our RSS Feed: Check us out! This week on Anime Soapbox, we talk about the return of Hatsune Miku for North America. In addition, we discuss recent news around the anime industry like Manglobe’s bankruptcy, the 2015 Anime Kobe Awards, and more details regarding Dagashi Kashi. We also give our first thoughts on […]

Summer 2015 First Thoughts

Summer 2015 First Thoughts

Summer is here and we’re happily consuming some anime on these warm, lazy nights. While there didn’t seem to be much to look forward to this season apart from a few interesting shows, there have been one or two surprises among series currently airing that have been surprisingly good. Here’s our thoughts on some of […]

Spring 2015 First Thoughts

Spring 2015 First Thoughts

  Although we came into the season thinking that there wouldn’t be a terrible number of entertaining shows to watch, collecting our impressions for the First Thoughts article showed that there were a surprising count of anime worth taking a look at. Although few series seem truly stand out at the moment, some are certainly worth […]