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Anime Power Rankings: Who is that Guy? (Winter Week 12)

Anime Power Rankings: Who is that Guy? (Winter Week 12)

Hi everyone, it’s Reckoner of the Nihon Review (Some of you may recognize me as that hater from the Animesuki Forums). Your usual host Kadian is away this weekend so I will be filling in for him. You may see me here from time to time, so do not be alarmed – I promise to […]

Anime Power Rankings: Not the Hero Musani Deserves, But the Hero Musani Needs Right Now (Winter Week 9)

Anime Power Rankings: Not the Hero Musani Deserves, But the Hero Musani Needs Right Now (Winter Week 9)

We’re in week 9 of the Winter anime season, and with nearly every series in APR contention set to end in a month (at least temporarily), now is when they all set themselves up for the final leg of the proverbial race. Who did themselves a favor by building up a compelling saga, and who […]

Anime Power Rankings: Color is in the Eye of the Beholder (Winter Week 8)

Anime Power Rankings: Color is in the Eye of the Beholder (Winter Week 8)

Art is a matter of perspective. Dialogue, gestures, and cause-and-effect are often filled with subtle double meanings and are up to interpretation. As the recent dress debate has shown, even fairly “objective” topics such as coloring can be fraught with heated controversy. So art criticism is a hard thing and individual perspectives can wildly differ, […]

Anime Power Rankings: The Annual Ceremony to Hand out Statues of Cross Dressing Royal Palace Guards in Revolutionary France (Winter Week 7)

Anime Power Rankings: The Annual Ceremony to Hand out Statues of Cross Dressing Royal Palace Guards in Revolutionary France (Winter Week 7)

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Awards were on tonight, otherwise known as “the Oscars”. Not to be outdone, we here have the Academy of Anime Power Ranking Voters Weekly Awards to hand out, and I am your likable, non-threatening, and wisecracking show host. Okay sure, the AAPRVWAs is just another name for the […]

Anime Power Rankings: Roses Are Red, Violets Are Blue, Omae wa mo You Know How the Rest Goes (Winter Week 6)

Anime Power Rankings: Roses Are Red, Violets Are Blue, Omae wa mo You Know How the Rest Goes (Winter Week 6)

It’s the dead of winter and these weeks are the doldrums of the anime season. But there is a bonus ranking at the end of this post to warm up your heart, so let’s start right away! Rank Title Episode #1 Votes % of Ballots Change 1 Shirobako 18 13 63% 0 2 Death Parade […]