Kawai Complex Is Silly, Light-Hearted, and Ultimately Goes Nowhere

The Kawai Complex Guide to Manors and Hostel Behavior is the story of the everyday life of a group of eccentric, diverse people living under one roof. It's silly, lighthearted, and—like most slice-of-life anime tales—ultimately goes nowhere. Though, in this case, that may not be a bad thing. » 8/01/14 8:00am Today 8:00am

Black Bullet Irredeemably Ruins An Otherwise Good Premise

Back at the start of the spring season, as I wrote short summaries about all the season's then upcoming anime, post-apocalyptic tale Black Bullet was one of the anime I was most looking forward to. However, less than two episodes in I could already see that it was failing to live up to its interesting premise. » 7/29/14 8:00am Tuesday 8:00am

New Anime Casts the Ghostbusters as Penguin-Hunting Kidnappers

Tokyo ESP is the story of a teenage girl with the power to phase through solid objects and a teenage boy with the power to teleport who decide to become superheroes. So while I wouldn't have been surprised by an X-Men cameo, I certainly didn't expect the Ghostbusters to show up—especially as villains! » 7/29/14 7:00am Tuesday 7:00am

About As Real As Knights Of Sidonia Is Going To Get

I finally got around to watching Knights of Sidonia the other day, and I loved it. From the genderless pilots to the amazing world design to the fact there's a giant bear walking around and nobody gives a shit. I also loved the mechs, which were unique enough to stand out while still being (relatively) practical. » 7/24/14 9:30pm 7/24/14 9:30pm