Anime Review: Meiji Tokyo Renka (2 stars)

Anime Review: Meiji Tokyo Renka (2 stars)

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Genre: Fantasy, Historical, Shoujo, Romance

Rating: 2 stars

(Review)

People are creeped out by Mei because she can see and speak to spirits, she distances herself away from people. After she helps with a magic trick, she is transported to another place, Meiji era tokyo where she meets Rintaro (Mori Ougai) and Syunso.

I do like the animation style and soft classical music. Wow, this reverse harem has a ton of bishounen. This anime made me cringe quite a lot LOL, and I kept stopping to focus on reading instead. It’s very clear who is the endgame couple, but out of a lot of reverse harem anime, this one was one of the really cringey ones for me.

Its kinda too similar to a lot of other reverse harem anime and it didn’t set itself aside, I think phantom in the twilight did it better? Also, I kept stopping this anime to do other things like read which really shows that this anime didn’t capture me at all. Okay, once episode 9 hit, there is definitely more drama.

Mei is really optimistic and honestly I wanted to give this anime a one star, but this ending might change my mind. It was okay, but not that interesting to keep my attention. I feel that there will be a season 2 based on the ending though, which I definitely will not watch.

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Anime Review: Kaguya-sama: Love is war (4 stars)

Kaguya-sama: Love is war (4 stars)

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Genre: Comedy, Romance, Psychological, Seinen

Rating: 4 stars

(Review)

Kaguya is the vice president of the student council at Shuchiin academy, she is from a rich family and Miyuki is the president of the student council. They both know the other likes them, but won’t make a move because of their prides.

Its pretty funny to watch these two tsunderes lol. So their take on love is that it is war, every line or move is careful strategize and the first to fall in love, loses.

The editing style is very different from the animes I have watched so far, but it does really help this anime to bring out its intents. Rather than being told in linear story form, this anime is told in scenes, which makes it really refreshing to watch.

Its pretty hilarious to watch their antics. The comedy is pretty on point. It was fun and entertaining to watch, and the characters were surprisingly lovable too.

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Anime Review: Idolish7 (3.5 stars)

Idolish7 (3.5 stars)

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Genre: Shoujo, Music

Number of episodes: 17 (Completed)

Rating: 3.5 stars

(Review)

Tsumugi is a new manager going to handle an idol group that is still working on trying to debut and she is the daughter of the President of a production group.

Okay, initially I thought it was going to be a reverse harem, but it’s not actually, there’s no romance and it focuses more on family and friendship. But all the boys are such cutie pies though. My favourites have to be Riku and Sogo.

Can I still say I’m not a fan of the 3D way that characters dance (I see this very often in idol anime) but generally I would prefer 2D dancing or no dancing at all.

I think it gives a really good inside to the life of idols and each and every single character. I think its very interesting that we see the relationships and friendships between the idols in their groups and how malicious gossip and things that happen influences everything.

I think it was pretty good.There is a prequel one called Idolish7 Vibrato which focuses on TRIGGER, but I’m not going to watch it lol. I heard that a second season has been announced and I would actually love to continue watching it.

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Anime Review: Seishun buta yarou wa bunny girl senpai no yume wo minai (Rascal does not dream of bunny girl senpai) (2 stars)

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Anime Review: Seishun buta yarou wa bunny girl senpai no yume wo minai (Rascal does not dream of bunny girl senpai) (2 stars)

Genre: Comedy, supernatural, romance, school

Number of episodes: 13 (Completed)

Rating: 2 stars

(Review)

Sakuta finds a weird notebook and has dreams of a bunny girl, he then meets her at the library and she (Mai) is his senior in school. Mai is invisible to everyone for certain periods of time, something known as Adolescence Syndrome, as more people are unable to see Mai, Sakuta helps her.

I know the title kinda sounds like some erotic anime, but its nothing of that sort.

The main character is laid back yet straightforward but both he and Mai are kuudere. The whole anime was pretty scientific actually but it also felt more shounen because it did have a harem vibe.

Personally for me though, as the anime progressed, I felt that it became more boring LOL. By episode 8, I was speed watching. I think the scientific syndromes were interesting, but story wise too slow paced for me, also, I did like the animation style but didn’t relate to the characters.

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Anime Review: Sakamichi no Apollon (Kids on the slope) (3.5 stars)

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Anime Review: Sakamichi no Apollon (Kids on the slope) (3.5 stars)

Genre: Josei, Drama, romance, music, school

Number of episodes: 12 (Completed)

Rating: 3.5 stars

(Review)

Kaoru is a classical pianist who transferred into a new school, Ritsuko shows him around but as he is used to moving around, he is prepared to be lonely. But he meets Sentaro, a delinquent who has a strong love for jazz, he breaks Kaoru out of his shell.

First off, I’m not too big a fan of the animation style, you know I’m picky LOL. There is a rustic and 60s vibe to this anime and I usually don’t go for historical anythings, but this one was not bad.

Initially I had a feeling that a love triangle would ensue, and true it was. (maybe more of a square)

Sentaro is hilariously cute and so freaking nice.

This anime is a coming age story of love, friendship, life and heartbreak. It was an okay anime, but I wasn’t a big fan of Kaoru and actually rooted for Sen more. It was definitely emotional and dramatic, fans of jazz would enjoy it.

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