I saw snow when I looked out of my bedroom window this morning, so winter feels far from over. Nevertheless, we’re well past halfway into the Winter anime season, which means it’s time for us to select our favourite anime songs of the current season. Better check them out before they get thrown off YouTube, because with the a lack of a clear victor, this season’s lineup is a diverse haul of new talents and old friends ready to boost you all the way back to 2004. Or 1986. Or 1928. Seriously, are Asian Kung-Fu Generation still a thing?
22 episodes later and we’re saying goodbye to this year’s most tentacled teacher.
‘Tis finally the season for annoying summer hits, so let’s all stay inside and reflect on the good old days before the calypso beats took over. Only it’s not the early 2000’s anymore and this is an anime blog, so the music isn’t going to be that much better. Especially since this season has been positively gasping for decent shows and decent songs to go with them, so don’t be surprised if you’re going to get a bit of déjà vu from this here feature. For what they’re worth, these are our favourite anime songs from the past season.
The smell of hot dogs, the noise of conversation and the occasional person dancing past in a shark costume. That’s right, it’s the half time show! The Glorio Rabble have put their heads together to let you know what’s worth your valuable time, in a world where first episodes are high budget and mid-season turns filler if left out in the sun too long. Want something cool to watch? Pick something from near the top, simple as that.
A psychopathic student returns to school somehow, followed shortly by a Russian femme fatale who seems intent on bringing breasts to this show. I guess this is a shounen anime…
We learn that Koro-sensei is far from the worst thing at Kunugigaoka Junior High School. We also get to see the world exclusive showing of an alien in a wig.
A strange yellow alien destroys 70% of the moon and threatens to blow up the Earth. After numerous failed assassination attempts, the military manage to make a deal with the alien, allowing him to teach class 3-E at Kunugigaoka School. The students must assassinate their teacher within a year, while receiving assassination training from the alien himself.
It’s time for part deux of our highly esteemed season preview and for some reason, Jel has given me the lion’s part of the stuff that actually looks halfway decent to speculate about.