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The Nihon Revue, Episode Seven

The Nihon Revue, Episode Seven

It’s not often that we do two podcasts in two weeks, but it’s the time of the season where we get together to bitch about what we hated about the season just finished. Except, it was kinda hard to find enough shows from the last season that we hated, so we had to reach all […]

Fall 2011 Mid-season Impressions

Fall 2011 Mid-season Impressions

With Christmas just around the corner and a whole new season in the wing, it’s time to look at how the fall’s harvests are doing. Though the quantity of anime does not seem to be as massive as the quantities of previous years, the quality (at least on the visual side of things) has never […]

The Silver Lining of Noitamina’s Uninspiring Season

The Silver Lining of Noitamina's Uninspiring Season

When the Noitamina time-slot started back in 2005, its intention was to be a place where unconventional, “unusual” anime could air. Starting with Honey and Clover (these days considered a masterpiece by a not-insignificant number of fans), Noitamina’s ambition to showcase anime that reached beyond the typical demographics targeted by most anime has been a […]

Fall 2011: First Thoughts

Fall 2011: First Thoughts

I was foolish to expect this to be a quiet season. While the far and away best anime airing right now technically came from Summer (Mawaru Penguindrum), Fall has just gone “bang” with a number of new series worth getting excited about. There’s a slate of sequels (and prequels in the case of Fate/Zero) from […]