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Summer 2012 Mid-season Impressions

Summer 2012 Mid-season Impressions

Don’t blink because it’s mid-season now and you know what that means. Time for your favorite elitist jerks NHRV staff to cut, twist, and dissect all your Summer 2012 anime! Like many past Summer seasons, there’s a fairly modest assortment of shows out there. A few rough gems have been uncovered, but there is just […]

Summer 2012 First Thoughts

Summer 2012 First Thoughts

Our Spring 2012 First Thoughts article demonstrated how powerful first impressions can be: as long-time commenter Flash Sword Irene pointed out, there was an unusually large number of As and Bs, but a high chance that some of the shows would turn out less worthy of their initial grades. In comparison, this season’s shows seem […]

SCOTIF: Fandom vs. Spring ’11 Season

SCOTIF:  Fandom vs. Spring '11 Season

Oyez, Oyez, Oyez! All persons having business before the Honorable, the Supreme Court of the Typical Idiot Fans, are admonished to draw near and give their attention, for the Court is now sitting.  God save Anime and this Honorable Court! The Court shall now hear arguments on docket entry number zero-zero-two; the case of Fandom […]

The Nihon Revue, Episode Five

The Nihon Revue, Episode Five

Wow. What started as an experiment (on a bit of whim, honestly) has now lasted a year and turned into one of our seasonal staples. Welcome to the fifth episode of The Nihon Revue, and the show’s twelve month milestone. Kylaran has climbed on board for this episode, both to talk about the shows that […]

Spring 2011 Mid-season Impressions

Spring 2011 Mid-season Impressions

Considering the abysmal showing of some anime last season, it’s hard not to think better of this season’s shows. But Spring is also a traditional season for powerhouse anime, and this time around certainly seems to have its fair share of decent to good shows. Now that we’re at the half way mark into the […]