The Wrap-Up: Summer 2021

In The Wrap-Up, all of our contributors get to shine a spotlight on the show they thought to be the very best of the past few weeks, as well as reflect back on the preview to see which shows let us down the most. When you watch currently airing anime or tokusatsu, eventually the question will rise which of these shows can rank amongst the medium’s true classics. Regardless of who covered what, this is where we single out the cream of the crop, and decide which shows from the past season deserve to stand the test of time.

First Look: Battle Game in 5 Seconds

Akira Shiroyanagi is an introverted schoolboy whose only interest is games. One day he’s confronted by a monstrous being who attempts to kill him, then recruited by a mysterious lady named Mion to be part of a superpowered series of deadly duels.