First Look: Handa-kun

After a re-imagining of Osomatsu-san’s first episode, we’re excited to reveal the first episode of the long-awaited Sayonara, Zetsubou-Sensei prequel.

OP/ED Op-Eds: The Best of Summer 2014

Summer is generally the least interesting period of the year in the world of music, yet I must say I was pleasantly surprised at the sheer amount of enjoyable anime songs this season. I suppose the guy running many a voice actress’s lackluster soprano through Protools deserves a break as well. In any case, it’s time to select the best of the best as the season comes to its end.

The Roundup: Summer 2014 Volume 10

In this week’s installment… Our shows hold steady as the end of the season rapidly approaches. The comedies stay funny and sweet and Aqua still hates Aldnoah.Zero, so business as usual. The Roundup is a weekly guide to all the “other” shows we’re watching this season. Check out our full, weekly coverage of: Blue Spring Ride – Hunter…

The Roundup: Summer 2014 Volume 9

Lifesong and Timmy are off cavorting at Nan Desu Kan but the rest of the crew picks up the slack. Argevollen gets practical, HaNaYaMaTa keeps its pants on for the hot springs episode, and Sabagebu continues its glorious streak of 80’s action movie references.

The Roundup: Summer 2014 Volume 5

We hit the midpoint of the season and the entire crop of great comedies are still going strong. Locodol finally ends Sabagebu’s header image streak and no matter how frustrated he gets, Gee is still watching Argevollen and Aldnoah.Zero.

First Look: Barakamon

Handa Seishuu is a young practitioner of the ancient art of calligraphy. After an insult caused him to assault a senior citizen, he retreats to an isolated island town to focus on his work. Once getting there, he meets a young girl who quickly takes a shining to the new resident.

GLORIO Summer 2014 Anime Guide Part 1

Summer 2014 marks the second anniversary of the Glorio Blog (hooray for us), and we’ve got some heavy hitters kicking off our ninth season of anime coverage. Sailor Moon, the return of Sword Art Online, and a new anime original from Gen Urobuchi headline part 1 of our guide.