Did your favorite shows make the cut? What did we choose for #1 and why is it Eromanga-sensei? Read on!
In his annual musing, Zigg talks about how he was surprised (in both good and bad ways) by many of the shows which came out this year.
A look back at the only Game of the Year contender that matters.
colons watched Aikatsu.
Who needs The Walking Dead and Game of Thrones? We’ve got shows about ten-way affairs, detectives with magic eyes and at least two shows that give the Ace Attorney games a run for their money. Here’s what I watched this year.
2017, despite being something of a garbage fire of a year, ended up being pretty good for anime. Between some original standouts, old franchises returning to form, and some excellent adaptations, anime is as fresh as it’s ever been, even in the face of some truly offensive offerings. As my life gets busier, I find I end up watching less than I’d like, but nonetheless, here’s my arbitrary list of awards that give me an excuse to talk about some of that anime.
In August of 2016, I bid farewell to Japan for what I thought would be a long time. I had lived there for four good years and so as you’d expect, it was an emotional leave-taking. That said, I was leaving for good reason – to expand my job horizons and my life experiences by…
As per Christmas tradition, Aqua yet again turns the blog into Pitchfork for a day and invites you to take a look at his favourite Japanese songs of the year.
It’s that time of year again, and Iro’s resurrecting his motley collection of arbitrary-awards-that-really-just-started-as-jokes-but-I-guess-it’s-tradition-now. Who wins the year’s Yamato 2199 award, Zeppeli award, or Love Lab award? Read ahead to find out!
Despite the dearth in truly outstanding shows, there have been a lot of good romances and feel good moments for me to love this past year. A big focus has been awkward spazzes and the nerds who love them, so here’s a toast! Whether it’s playing shogi and make sure a bullied girl knows she’s not alone, taking a silent grouch on random photo shoots, or coming out of your shell to find out your best online friend makes a better boyfriend, we’ve had a lot of dorks out to steal our heart.
As is our custom, the GLORIO crew will be posting a variety of retrospectives on anime, music, drama, and whatever else we want to talk about that happened in 2017. As is also our custom, I’ll be kicking things off with my favorite anime moments of the year.