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The Nihon Revue, Episode Nine

The Nihon Revue, Episode Nine

It’s a little belated this time around, but without fail we’re here to present another episode of our seasonal review podcast, The Nihon Revue. This episode features me alongside the guy who makes the gears turn at Anime Instrumentality, zzeroparticle. As well as taking a look at the shows that had just finished airing, we […]

Spring 2012 Mid-season Impressions

Spring 2012 Mid-season Impressions

We are now at the halfway mark of Spring 2012, and it is time for the NHRV team to see how it has fared so far. We seem to have a generous share of sequels this season, but more importantly, we also see diverse mix of genres that would viewers with different tastes. I have […]

Spring 2012: First Thoughts

Spring 2012: First Thoughts

What a season! After a long, cold winter of clinging to a few decently entertaining series, we are overwhelmed with a lavish cornucopia of splendidly promising anime. Where do we start? The reboot of a classic crime series? A surprisingly entertaining show about talking animals? Watanabe Shinichiro‘s first role as a series director since 2004? […]

What if Saten had been Railgun’s Protagonist?

What if Saten had been Railgun's Protagonist?

Yesterday, Saten Ruiko (of A Certain Scientific Railgun) won Group H of Saimoe, edging out Fate Testarossa by 39 votes. This is quite a feat, and she will now join moeblob powerhouses Nagi (Hayate), Shana (Shana), Nodoka (Saki), Koromo (Saki), Yamada (Working!), Mafuyu (Maid-Sama!!) and Azusa (K-On!!) in the final eight. She is also the […]

AnimeSuki 2009 Choice Awards: Picking Winners

AnimeSuki 2009 Choice Awards: Picking Winners

This is happening a lot quicker than it did last year. This time last year there was a massive gap between the end of nominations and voting, which didn’t start until the 25th of Jan. This year, voting is going to be over before the 20th. Personally, I think it was better the way Kyomi […]