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The Roundup: Spring 2014 Edition Volume 1

This Week: Riddle Story of Devil The Devil’s Riddle continues to keep us delightfully perplexed, I finally get to geek out over Tonari no Seki-kun: The Master of Killing Time a.k.a the Best Show of the Season on a weekly basis, and Lifesong gets to flex his considerable anime-watching muscle on a host of other shows.

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First Look: Is the Order a Rabbit?

Cocoa is a young japanese girl moving into an idyllic German river town. Despite this being the opportunity for some fish out of water antics, as soon as she gets to her new home, everyone conveniently speaks Japanese and it transitions into a show about cute girls doing cute things in a cafe.

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First Look: Marvel Disk Wars – The Avengers

Akira and his older brother are summoned to the United States by their dad, an employee of Tony Stark. He reveals that he and Stark have been working on DISKs, a new method of capturing and locking up super-villains. However, when Stark and the other Avengers present the DISKs to the public, Loki shows up and uses a set of DISKs to summon a bunch of super-villains to his aid.

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First Look: Mekakucity Actors

Shintaro hasn’t left the house for two years, spending most of his time grieving a girl he used to know and being annoyed by Ene, a nosey AI living on his computer. One day, an unfortunate accident forces him to go out shopping and even worse, he ends up in a hostage situation. Luckily, with some help from Ene and a mysterious other boy, Shintaro finds the power to fight back.

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All Your Monies: April 14th 2014

Hello, and welcome to All Your Monies, where The Glorio Blog’s resident toy and figure collecting crew (and Aquagaze) will run down the last week’s new pre-orders, turning a loving or scathing eye over what’s been put out for you to spend your hard earned cash on. This week we’ve got two fine Nendoroids and a bunch of stuff which is…not so good.