Mob Psycho 100 (Season 2) – It fizzes but no pop!

After tasting what Mob Psycho 100 season 1 had to offer; season 2 is deeper and more mature in flavour, focusing fully on Mob’s character development. Following on from the events of the first season, Mob realises early on that facing his emotions head on holds the key to his development which the bodybuilding club alone won’t be able to satisfy. Noticing his growth, those around him undergo their own personal developments too and in the middle of it all the criminal organisation Claw begins to make its move. The…

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Aggretsuko (Season 2) – The rage continues!

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Aggretsuko season 2 builds on the strong foundations from the first season and this follow up expands on everything that made season one so enjoyable! Season two sees the addition of a new employee joining the ranks of the accounting department which adds another highly relatable if not disturbing dimension to the office politics Retsuko is having to navigate. We also dive further into her personal life as she strives to find love and eventually marriage, through which we witness her mother desperately trying to find her a suitor, going…

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Violet Evergarden – Beautiful in so many ways

From the onset you get the feeling that this is going to be a special series. Released in January 2018 and spanning thirteen episodes, Violet Evergarden is a simple yet captivating character driven story. It’s based on the light novel series by Kana Akatsuki and illustrated by Akiko Takase. We follow Violet, a former soldier struggling with adjusting to life back in society and finding her purpose having only known the life of a soldier. She soon starts work as an Auto Memory Doll, a writer for those wishing to…

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Dragon Pilot: Hisone & Masotan

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The cutsey, colourful and cartoon-like artwork is what hits you immediately as you delve into this anime and it’s also one of its very few positives. To be honest Dragon Pilot was a bit of a struggle to watch, save for our main character Hisone and the shows transforming dragons known as Organic Transformed Fliers (OTFs) there aren’t many talking points. Following a not so happy life at high school due to her straightforward persona, Hisone Amakasu joins the Japan Air-Defence Force where she is soon chosen by an OTF…

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