Game Adaptation by Silver Link
Streaming on HIDIVE
There is a high school for girls in which they do battle.
Jel’s verdict: Nope
It becomes pretty clear early on this is an anime based on one of those mobile games were you collect dozens of cute anime girls. It takes the bulk of the episode just to introduce the cast, which they unwisely try to squeeze in at least nine (I lost count) characters that we are somehow supposed to remember. Spending much time on the plot and setting probably wouldn’t have helped much though, as the recycled bits of idol and magical girl anime are about as generic as the series’ title. About the only positive thing I remember is they manage to pull off magical girl transformations with the girls keeping their clothes on. Now that’s innovation!
While there’s not much more to say about the show itself, I do want to mention that this is the first exclusive series from new anime streaming service HIDIVE, which is essentially the zombie version of The Anime Network’s streaming catalog. To watch this episode I tried their seven day trial and I was not impressed. The site itself looks slick, but the video quality was very poor and they inherited TAN’s yellow hardsubs. Just take a look at the screencaps in this post and you’ll the get the idea. The selection of series was also very small but seeing as they have inherited TAN’s streaming catalog that will probably increase rapidly. The size of the library isn’t going to matter if the video quality doesn’t improve though, and rather than some decent competition for Crunchyroll it looks like the current state of anime streaming is only getting muddier.