2020 bad but anime good? The GLORIO crew chats about the top 10 shows of the year.
We can finally say good bye to 2020, but before we move on we’re going to take a final look at the best shows of the year. If this is your first time joining us, our Top 10 list is based on votes from the GLORIO crew using a weighted scoring method guaranteed to produce a 100% accurate list. Sorry folks, it’s just science. Here’s the list, and let us know what you think.
Zigg looks back on a year that soared and stumbled in equal measure, and picks out the stories that shone the brightest.
Like many people, this year has been rather busy for me for a variety of reasons both personal and practical. So rather than my usual arbitrary awards show with bespoke categories, I’ll just be going through all the anime I watched in 2020 in chronological order and giving each one the words I think they deserve, for either good or ill.
It’s hard to look back on this dumpster fire of a year and get enthusiastic about anything, but hey, at least there was some good anime? And so we are kicking off our annual look back at all the GLORIO anime and anime adjacent things we watched in 2020.
Before we get too deep into wrapping up 2020 anime, the GLORIO crew takes a look at what’s coming in the Winter 2021 season.
As the season crawls toward the finish line, we take some time to chat about the anime-ish games we’ve been playing in addition to our usual anime talk.
With monsters rampaging in the streets, every faction scrambles both to stay alive and to find the truth.
Halfway through the season we welcome back Gal and Dino, catch up on some other anime trash we haven’t discussed in a while, and check in for another Kamen Rider update.
After checking back in with HQ, Headkeeper moves back into the Imperial Capital to extract their spies and find out what exactly the Empire has been hiding.
We are still talking about Great Pretender somehow (thanks Netflix), discussing the anime versus the game with Magatsu Wahrheit Zuerst, and we finally get off some Genshin Impact takes.
With most of the smugglers still on the run, the Imperial Government cracks down even harder as their own corruption starts to come to light.
Headkeeper stops at a village for car repairs and come across the remnants of an Imperial research camp.
Rinku is a very enthusiastic girl who grew up on a small African island, and while she may be unfamiliar with a lot of things, she really likes H Jungle With t’s 1995 hit single Wow War Tonight.
We cover a few leftover new shows, gush over Akudama Drive, and discuss a contender for the worst episode of anime ever made.
Headkeeper manages to escape to another town with Innumael in tow, but an Imperial blockade cuts off their options.
Link dump incoming.
Years after a magical cataclysm summoned monsters into the empire, a fresh-faced cadet in the Imperial Army and an unassuming delivery man get wrapped up in smuggling illegal firearms to rebellious elements.
Ino moves to Tokyo with dreams of becoming an idol. Unfortunately the agency she joins is full of failures and they can’t even afford to keep their house. With no other way to pay the bills, the girls team up to form a new idol group.
Yuna is addicted to a fantasy VRMMORPG and logs so many hours that the creator gifts her a special gear set that looks like a cute bear. The bear suit is extremely powerful, but accepting the gift comes with a cost.