Five Years of GLORIO: 2012-2013

To celebrate our 5th anniversary, we decided to relive our favorite part of forcing ourselves to watch every anime that ever comes out: the surprises. Just about every season a show or two pops up out of nowhere and turns out to be pretty good, and we wanted to give a shout out to a few you might of missed. To start, we’ll be taking a look at 2012 and 2013.

Good Luck Girl! (Binbogami Ga!) Review

Mixing comedy and drama is a risky proposition. Lean too far into comedy and it’s impossible to take a story seriously, lean too far into drama and the funny bits just become a distraction. This is particularly tough with anime comedies, which are better known for colorful visuals and outlandish premises than for nuanced storytelling.…

All Your Monies: October 21st 2013

Hello, and welcome to All Your Monies, where The Glorio Blog’s resident toy and figure collecting crew (and Aquagaze) 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. After skipping a week due to lack of…

Glorio Anime Club Bonus Round: Comedy Showdown

Hopefully you’ve all been following our regular Anime Club posts in which the Glorio crew has been going round-robin and making each other watch anime, no questions asked. We have plenty more of that in the works, but in the meantime nothing says we can’ have a little spontaneous bonus round on the side.