Mahou Shoujo Madoka★Magica is by now a show that is certainly well-known within the anime community. Regardless of whether you're a fan of the magical girl genre or not, you have probably at least heard of the show, unless you've been living under a rock for the past eight years. One of the reasons as to why it took so long for me to watch this show was because of how cliché the synopsis sounds. The fact is Homura is completely right. Not everything is what it seems to be.
I have a couple of reasons why I hate this question. Firstly, what I consider to be my favorite anime at one point may be completely different from the one I consider to be my favorite at another point. It completely depends on not only my mood but also the circumstances that I'm going through at that time. So, really, the question of "What's your favorite anime?" for me is really complicated to answer.
I always get a little nervous when beginning to review a movie and this one is no different. I really do hope that I can give it the recognition it deserves, particularly as a cult classic. I knew it should be a film that I would like, but I never expected to be so drawn into a story, so drawn into the film, as quickly as I have been.
In the light of day and in the dead of night, mysterious horrors await in the darkest shadows of every corner. Ito Junji: Collection is a compilation series of horror stories that were originally written by Ito Junji - a popular mangaka known for his stories and art style, often making him one of the most talented horror creators. However, perhaps I should have just gone for the medium it was intended to be enjoyed as.
Although I had some doubts, it turns out Death Parade is a show like no other. It's entertaining, sure, but it also makes you think deeply about, well, everything. Purgatory is where Death Parade is set, albeit taking the form of a bar called QuinDecim where the dead come, not only to drink cocktails, but to be judged by the arbiter. Should they go to the void? Or, should they be reincarnated?
Devils Line is probably one of the only anime from this year (so far) that I probably stand on the minority side of things. A lot of people haven't given Devils Line a particularly good review and, although I can understand why people may not like it, I have to disagree completely. Move out of the way Twilight, a better vampire love story is in town.
The Kuroshitsuji movie is based off the Luxury Liner arc of the manga. I was quite excited to finally watch the movie, but, unfortunately, it wasn't what I expected at all. I'm assuming a part of my dissatisfaction with the movie comes from the fact that the Book of Atlantic arc isn't exactly a favourite of mine in the manga, but I also found a couple of things about the movie that really annoyed me, regardless of my preferences from the manga.