I made an angry list last year, so this time I figured I’d go with a more long-form retrospective that hopefully didn’t end up quite as acerbic, but, well… read ahead.
Students can join magical academies and fight each other in magical battles. It’s as original as it sounds, believe me.
Like the changing of the leaves the Fall anime season brings a change in source materials, with the latest crop of shows full of light novel adaptations and anime originals. Part one of our guide is anchored by solid, know entities like Noragami and the inevitable return of the Monogatari series, but there’s a lot of other interesting new shows as well. We’re all at least curious to see if Mari Okada can turn the new Gundam series into anything less that a train wreck and I’m rather intrigued to see the stylish but infuriatingly misspelled Concrete Revoltio. Just watch out for those “Light Novel Mad Libs” shows that seem to make up the rest.