Lost and Found Volume 4: Anime Arts and Crafts

Welcome to the Lost and Found, our convoluted question and answer segment where we tackle the most pressing issues from our recent search terms. Whether it’s a perfectly innocent inquiry about your favorite anime or a search that makes us question the depths of human depravity, we are here for you. In this edition, Jel curates the finest in anime music, art, and poetry for the most mature and dignified experience the Glorio Blog has ever seen.

All Your Monies: January 19th 2015

Hello, and welcome to All Your Monies, where The Glorio Blog’s resident toy and figure collecting crew will run down the last week’s new pre-orders, turning a loving or scathing eye over what’s been put out for you to spend your hard earned cash on. This week we’ve got schoolgirls, angels, yukatas and, er, gravure?

Amagi Brilliant Park Episode 9

The fairies of Elementario are totally out of sync and it’s hurting their visitor count. Latifah calls a meeting to get them on the same page which naturally leads to them triggering the castle’s automatic defense system, raining cannon fire on anything in the area. Can the fairies work together to save the park? #thisshowisweird

Amagi Brilliant Park Episode 8

The stress of running the park has taken a toll on Kanye and he catches a Summer cold. Worried about his perfect attendance record at school, the rest of the crew use the latest magic technology to take his place. This show is weird.

Amagi Brilliant Park Episode 7

Things seem to be going OK at the park’s big water attraction until a group of magic elephant seal pirates bust through the interdimensional door under the pool and take everyone as their captives. This show is weird.

Amagi Brilliant Park Episode 6

With the park now short on staff, Kanye holds open interviews with laughably low standards. The proceedings are made slightly more interesting when Macaron slips a “Heartseed Fruit” – a magic item that makes people honest – into Fifty’s curry.

Amagi Brilliant Park Episode 5

Out of money and potentially unable to make payroll, Kanye is desperate. He takes the team to investigate rumors of a hidden treasure in the park’s abandoned southern facility, which hides a dangerous underground labyrinth.

Amagi Brilliant Park Episode 4

Fifty’s management style (i.e. point gun in face) has worn thin on the staff and tension grows high as Kanye continues to delegate tasks to her. A potentially disastrous flood at the park provides the perfect opportunity for her to prove her value to the team.

Amagi Brilliant Park Episode 3

Kanye butts heads with Moffle as he takes some drastic actions, including closing the park for a day to clean and lowering the price of admission to 30 yen. The situation worsens between them when Kanye decides to use the girls, including Latifah, in a racy video.

Amagi Brilliant Park Episode 2

Fifty takes Kanye to a meeting with the Amagi Development Group, represented by the evil Chris Tucker. Kanye learns the full extent of Maple Land’s dilemma, but will sympathy alone be enough to convince him to join as manager?

First Look: Amagi Brilliant Park

Apathetic Isuzu Sento forces prime narcissist Seiya Kanie to take her to an amusement park, though it quickly turns out that Amagi Brilliant Park is long past its prime. After making him experience the park’s miserable state first hand, Isuzu and the park’s manager present Kanie an offer he cannot refuse.

GLORIO Fall 2014 Anime Guide Part 1

This past Summer season was great for comedy anime, but as we move to Fall it’s time to get SERIOUS. Part 1 of our guide features two huge names with a brand new Gundam series and the revisiting of the massively popular Fate/Stay Night. The return of F/SN also marks the return of the visual novel adaptation, which seems to be making a comeback this season. Throw in a new series from Kyoto Animation that is as close to more Full Metal Panic as we’re ever going to get and there’s quite a bit to see. Take a look these sweet trailers, let us know what looks good to you, and be ready for more when we launch Part 2.