Takemichi Hanagaki is barely scraping by in life when he learns that his middle-school girlfriend has been killed by the rampaging Tokyo Manji Gang. After a near death experience throws him back in time to 2005, he resolves to change the timeline and prevent her death.
Shoutarou Futaba is ending his middle-school days as a perpetual bench-warmer for the baseball team, but when he accidentally stumbles into a rhythmic gymnastics competition he’s captivated by what he sees.
Ai comes face to face with the last person she was expecting to find in the dream world…herself.
In an alternate 1931, where the Tokugawa Shogunate never fell, strange creatures known as Changelings have infiltrated the criminal underworld. Opposing them is Nue, a government-sanctioned team of spies and assassins.
Heading into high school, Sumire Suo is resentful of the fact that she’ll no longer be allowed to take part in a mixed-gender football team. Instead, she’ll have to get used to playing on an all-girls squad, with a variety of different and unique characters around her.
In the distant past, great heroes had risen to save the world. Now in the present day, the forces of evil have risen again. Mankind’s only hope is the Successors, who have inherited the power of the ancient heroes. A boy named Nemo awakens as a Successor, but nobody knows who the hero his powers come from is.
Setsu Sawamura is the grandson of a master shamisen artist, and a talented player in his own right. After being rebuked by his grandfather on his deathbed, he travels to Tokyo seeking new meaning behind his music.
Ai ventures inside the Accas’ house in search of answers. There she meets Ura-Acca, who explains his and Acca’s shared past, and what the two of them have been searching for all along.
Momoe rescues the trans boy Kaoru, and in doing so thinks she’s saved enough people to resurrect Haruka. But something terrible is lying in wait instead…
Neiru unexpectedly invites the other girls over to her house, where they learn the peculiar circumstances of her birth, and also the tragic fate of one of her fellow company members.
Countless parallel worlds have fallen to the evil Tojitend Dynasty, including the universes containing the previous 44 Super Sentai teams. Now, as the Dynasty’s world of Kikaitopia merges with our own, one human and four Kikainoids are all that stand in their way. Armed with the power of all Sentai, they are the Kikai Sentai, Zenkaiger!
It’s Rika’s birthday, and the girls get together to celebrate. But after a heated exchange on the topic of her anonymous father, Rika begins to wonder if the fight is really worth maintaining.
Manatsu Natsuumi is excited to move from her island home to the big city to stay with her mother, but she’s reckoned without the machinations of the Witch of Procrastination, who looks to suck out all the motivation of the citizens. Fortunately Laura the mermaid has been sent to the surface world to find the legendary warriors who can battle the Witch and soon Manatsu finds herself fighting monsters as Cure Summer!
Acca and Ur-Acca present the girls with animal companions to help them combat a new enemy form, while Ai has a difficult situation to deal with at home.
The four girls hang out in the real world and begin to question their mission, while Neiru remembers some of the girls she’s met on her journeys into the dream world.
This week on Saber, my patience with this cursed show finally runs out.
Ai, Rika, and Neiru meet yet another egg purchaser, the boyish Momoe, who rescues girls from sexual abusers.
Ai meets two other girls who are also buying Wonder Eggs – the quiet and detached Neiru Aonuma, and Rika Kawai (Like ‘kawaii’ because she’s so cute).
The Sword of Logos continue in their attempts to capture Touma, who is also struggling with Yuki’s demand that he be more ruthless and show more resolve in dealing with the Yeti Megid.
It’s been an incredibly busy time over at GLORIO Towers, what with the new season and also gestures at everything. As a result we haven’t been able to roll out our customary slate of First Loooks, but here instead are some quick bite-sized opinions on everything we’ve been watching.