Haru Katou works in a section of the police department that could only be described as deadbeat, assigned to looking out for wayward children when he’d clearly rather be out there cleaning up crime and looked upon as a real police officer. His office is thrown into disarray when Daisuke Kanbe, a detective with both God-like assets and a God-like attitude, enters the picture.
Tsurugi Hina has just moved to a coastal town with her family, just in time to start high school. She’s looking forward to joining the handicrafts club at her new school, but after a chance encounter with another student, she ends up joining the breakwater club instead.
A girl named Kokkoro is sent to awaken and serve a sleeping hero, who has forgotten his past. They encounter a girl they call Pecorine (who is I’m assuming is a princess), and the trio head toward Pecorine’s homeland.
Rikuo Uozumi is struggling with adapting to life after college, sustaining himself by working part-time at a convenience store. As he gets closer to Haru, a regular customer with a pet crow, and his old flame Shinako enters his life once more, Rikuo finally finds the motivation to escape his rut. Matters are complicated, however, once the mysterious Haru turns out to be a former student of Shinako’s.
After a nasty fall, spoiled child Katarina Claes suddenly remembers her past life: she was a teenage otaku and the world she lives in resembles “Fortune Lover”, a visual novel game she played before she died. To make matters worse, she realizes she has been reincarnated as the game’s antagonist that meets a terrible end in every route. Can her extensive knowledge of the game help change her fate or will it only make things worse?
DIGIMON DIGITAL MONSTERS DIGIMON ARE THE CHAMPIONS
Set after the 2019 Sakura Wars game, the Imperial Combat Revue Flower Division – a troupe of mech pilot troops – must deal with a new demonic invasion as well as take care of the amnesiac sole survivor of the Moscow Combat Revue. Also the OP is a banger.
Kakushi Goto is a loving father of a young daughter. He tries his best to give her a good life despite the loss of her mother at some point in the past. However, the one thing he doesn’t want for her is to discover his embarrassing secret: he’s actually a famous author of ecchi manga.
Following the recent passing of her father, a young noblewoman named Arte decides to leave her sheltered life behind and pursue a career in art. In 16th century Florence, however, that is easier said than done for a girl.
In a world devoid of music and under constant attack by monstrous creatures known as the Earless, Echo Rec is a boy who makes his living as a junk collector in his small town. One day, he stumbles upon a mysterious girl with an audio input jack on her body and no memories of her past. Turns out she possesses the rare ability of a Player, an individual capable of controlling mechs called Equipment. The two embark on a journey of self discovery.
Fresh off splitting with her ex-boyfriend, Minare Koda goes off on a drunken rant to a total stranger at a bar. And so begins her career in… radio?
The evil taints, born from negative emotions towards literature, are threatening to wipe books out by invading their stories. Only real-life famous authors can save them, by delving into the books and ensuring the stories play out the way they are meant to.
Shit Protag lives alone in a small flat, passes out, and wakes up as a child at a medieval-looking banquet. He is astonished at this extravagance, positively giddy to have landed so luckily in the lap of luxury. Turns out, though, that it was all just a put-on for a wedding; this family can not afford to actually live like this, so they eat stale bread and homeopathic soup for every meal. This justifies intensifying inequality even further.
Genius mechanic Appare and beleaguered samurai Kosame find themselves shipwrecked and penniless in Los Angeles, California. They decide to participate in the Trans-America Wild Race Big Boss Grand Prix in a custom made steam car to win the $10,000 grand prize and buy their way back to Japan.
A boy called Bam (Yoru?) has spent nearly all his life beneath a huge tower, with only his friend and rescuer, Rachel (Rahel?), by his side. When Rachel/Rahel decides she wants to climb to the top of the tower and disappears, Bam/Yoru manages to follow her inside, where he is faced with a number of deadly challenges at each level on his quest to find her again.
An uneasy tension exists between humanity and beastmen, a divergent path of evolution who possess the ability to transform into animal people. Michiru Kagemori, a human girl who finds herself transformed into a tanuki, flees to Animacity, the free bastion of the beastmen. There, she seeks refuge and to discover the nature of her mysterious condition. Hijinks ensue.
Yomi Takeda gave up baseball in Junior High after her catcher was unable to catch her special ‘Magic Pitch’. Now in high school, a chance reunion with a childhood friend reawakens her passion for the sport.
Winter 2020 was alright? The crew gives final thoughts on Keep Your Hands of Eizouken, Dorohedoro, and all the other shows we’ve been watching.
You are not immune to hot lady knight
To fill in a gaping hole in his credibility as an anime lover, Aqua takes a look at the films that cemented the legacy of Hayao Miyazaki and Isao Takehata’s legendary Studio Ghibli.
This week, he checks out Miyazaki’s second film and first independent effort, a rousing call to arms for anyone who cares about anything, really.