The Roundup: Summer 2017 Volume 1

With first episodes spanning over three weeks, we’re a bit late firing up the Roundup this season. But hey, we’re here now to talk about Welcome to the Ballroom, Restaurant to Another World, Fastest Finger First, and Kakegurui, plus catchup with Sakura Quest and Rage of Bahamut: Virgin Soul. Let’s do this!

First Look: GAMERS!

Keita Amano is stunned to discover that the beautiful and popular student council president is an avid gamer. She scouts him for her video game club, and after meeting all the club members Keita must decide if he wants to join.

First Look: My First Girlfriend Is a Gal

A group of friends are desperate to lose their virginity and decide to go after a “gal” due to their promiscuous reputations. Junichi draws the short (long? How does this metaphor work?) straw and is forced to ask one out, only to be shocked when she says “yes”.

First Look: Angel’s 3Piece!

Kyou is a shut in who can barely speak above a whisper, but he’s so passionate about song writing that he posts his music online. A fan asks to meet him for a collaboration and to his surprise it turns out to be an elementary school girl. The girl and her two friends ask for Kyou’s help to set up a concert for their ophanage.

First Look: Restaurant to Another World

For most of the week Nakoya operates as a regular restaurant, but every Saturday a portal to a fantasy world opens for customers of all kinds. On one of these days a down-on-her-luck demon girl wanders in and the owner offers her a job.

First Look: Knight’s & Magic

A gunpla nerd and programmer extraordinaire is killed in a traffic accident then reincarnated into a fantasy world. Despite being reborn, he still remembers his past life and his love of robots inspires him to become a Knight Runner – pilots of giant magical armor that look a lot like anime mecha.